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Wellbeing Day – Tuesday 21st January 2020

COME AND MEET THE GROUPS WHO ARE PUTTING
THE WELL INTO WELLBEING IN SOMERSET

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Venue: Rural Enterprise Centre, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN
About us: Well Wessex is a collaboration between four mental health community hubs in Somerset, The Balsam Centre, Wincanton, Heads Up, Wells, Chard Watch and Creativity Works, Radstock.

We aspire to be a better connected mental health community; knowing about one another’s projects and identifying unique strengths which can be shared amongst the Somerset community.

9.30       Welcome and Coffee/Tea

9:45        Introduction to the Day and explanation of the Well Wessex Group
Sue Place, CEO Balsam Centre

10.00     Human Bingo (networking and getting to know who is in the room)
Sue Place and Philippa Forsey, Manager Creative Wellbeing Programme, Creativity Works

10:30     What a healthy community looks like
Annie Maw, Lord Lieutenant of Somerset

10.45     Break

11.00     Food, Mood and Sleep – how small interventions in healthy eating can make a profound
change to anxiety and depression, and build physical resilience to mental health problems
Lucy Jones, Medical Herbalist

11.30     Lavender water & a guided visualisation
Lucy Jones and Philippa Forsey

12.00     Mental Health in Somerset. Explaining the interface between the VCSE, NHS, CCG – Update on County Vision
Karen Prosser, Director of Commercial Development, Strategy and Partnerships – Somerset Partnership NHS

12.30     Break for lunch

13.15     A vision for improved mental health in Somerset – group exercise
Facilitated by Sue Place

14.15     Resilient creative communities – Philippa Forsey

15:00     Break

15.15     Mental Health in the workplace Vanessa Gordon –  Beulah Light

15:45     Thank you and close
Lucy Nelson, Trustee Somerset Community Foundation

To register please click on the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/well-wessex-wellbeing-day-registration-86342921001

For further information, please contact: Becky Rowson, Well Wessex Coordinator

T: 07308 620 549
E: Becky@balsamcentre.org.uk
Forefront Community Centre, 42 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1QA

 

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