Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is Stress: are we coping?

And to mark the annual awareness-raising event which runs from May 14 – May 20 Coventry and Warwickshire Mind will be hosting a series of outreach sessions and activities.

Take a look at the calendar below to find out what is taking place during the week.

 

Monday 14th May

Name of event: Shane and his Malamutes
Why come along? If you love dogs come along and meet our dogs as therapy Malamutes.
Date: Monday 14th May
Time 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Coventry Wellbeing Hub, Wellington Gardens, Windsor Street, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BT
Name of event: Outreach on Journey Bus
Why come along? Coping with Stress: Come and visit us on our Journey bus and play the 5 Ways to Wellbeing Ball GameStaff will promote the 5 ways to Wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Monday 14th May
Time 10am – 1pm
Venue: Outside Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Little Elborow St, Rugby CV21 3BZ

 

Name of event: North Warwickshire Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Monday 14th May
Time 9am – 12noon
Venue: Mancetter Memorial Hall, Old Farm Road, Mancetter, CV9 1QN

 

Name of event: Nuneaton Outreach at Asda
Why come along? Coping with Stress: Come and visit us. Staff will promote the 5 ways to Wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Monday 14th May
Time 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Nuneaton Asda, Newtown Road, CV11 4FL

 

Tuesday 15th May

Name of event: Volunteer Talk and Refreshments
Why come along? Drop by to have a chat and a nibble.
Date: Tuesday 15th May
Time 1.30pm – 3pm
Venue: Coventry Wellbeing Hub, Wellington Gardens, Windsor Street, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BT
Name of event: Nuneaton Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Tuesday 15th May
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Venue: Nuneaton Wellbeing Hub, Newtown Chambers, Corporation Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5XR
Name of event: Pop-up Lounge at Rugby College
Why come along? College students only. Coping with Stress: Staff will promote the 5 ways to Wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Tuesday 15th May
Time: 10am – 1pm
Venue: Rugby College, Technology Drive, Rugby CV21 1AR
Name of event: Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and play the 5 Ways to Wellbeing Ball GameAlso, why not join in one or both of two different Relaxation sessions being run that afternoon and learn some new techniques to de-stress.   
Date: Tuesday 15th May
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Rugby Wellbeing Hub, 28 Cromwell Road, Rugby CV22 5LY
Name of event:  Stratford College Event
Why come along?  Come along and join us at our information stall
Date:  Tuesday 15th May
Time:  12noon – 2pm
Venue:  Stratford College, Alcester Road, Stratford
Name of event: Raising awareness of stress and how to reduce it 
Why come along? Staff will give out information, stress reducing techniques, and signpost to support i.e. in adult or cyp services as parents will be in reception too from 
Date: Tuesday 15th May
Time: 10am – 12noon and 1pm – 3pm
Venue: The Junction, 141 Far Gosford Street, Coventry

 

Wednesday 16th May

Name of event: People Bingo
Why come along? Come along and join in the fun of People Bingo.
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Coventry Wellbeing Hub, Wellington Gardens, Windsor Street, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BT
Name of event: Bedworth Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Venue: Bedworth Wellbeing Hub, CAB, 25 Congreve Walk, Bedworth, CV12 8LX

 

Name of event: Bedworth Outreach at Tesco
Why come along? Coping with Stress: Come and visit us. Staff will promote the 5 ways to Wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Bedworth Tesco, Leicester Road, CV12 8SY
Name of event: Walk
Why come along? Staff will be on the walk to chat about Coping with Stress and  will be promoting the 5 ways to wellbeing
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time: 11am – 12noon
Venue: Meet outside Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre, Bruce Williams Way, Rugby CV22 5LJ
Name of event: Taster event at Rugby Leisure Centre
Why come along? Come along and try your hand at Badminton or Mat Bowls or Table Tennis, or all three!!  Or just come along for a cup of tea and a chat.  Coping with Stress: Staff will promote 5 ways to wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time: 12noon – 2pm
Venue: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre, Bruce Williams Way, Rugby CV22 5LJ
Name of event: Coffee afternoon and Mindfulness introduction session
Why come along? Come along for a cuppa and discover Mindfulness as a way to cope with stress.
Date: Wednesday 16th May
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Jephcott House, Kildale Close, Coventry

Thursday 17th May

Name of event: Arts and Crafts
Why come along? Channel your inner artist at our Mental Health Awareness Week arts and crafts event.
Date: Thursday 17th May
Time Between 1.30pm and 4.30pm
Venue: Coventry Wellbeing Hub, Wellington Gardens, Windsor Street, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BT
Name of event: Anxiety Management & Relaxation Session
Why come along? Coping with Stress:  Come along and learn some coping strategies for dealing with stress.  Booking essential – please call 01788 544105
Date: Thursday 17th May
Time: 10am – 12 noon
Venue: Rugby Wellbeing Hub, 28 Cromwell Road, Rugby CV22 5LY
Name of event: North Warwickshire Hub Outreach
Why come along? Coping with Stress: Come and visit us. Staff will promote the 5 ways to Wellbeing and raise awareness of local services.
Date: Thursday 17th May
Time: 9am – 12noon
Venue: Job Centre Outreach, NWBC, 58 South St, Atherstone CV9 1DY
Name of event: Nuneaton Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Thursday 17th May
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Venue: Nuneaton Wellbeing Hub, Newtown Chambers, Corporation Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5XR

 

Friday 18th May

Name of event: Raffle and Pool Tournament
Why come along? Come along for a chance to win prizes in our raffle and pool tournament.
Date: Friday 18th May
Time 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Coventry Wellbeing Hub, Wellington Gardens, Windsor Street, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BT
Name of event: Bedworth Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Friday 18th May
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Venue: Bedworth Wellbeing Hub, CAB, 25 Congreve Walk, Bedworth, CV12 8LX
Name of event: North Warwickshire Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and take part in a 5 ways to wellbeing and stress  talk
Date: Friday 18th May
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Mancetter Memorial Hall, Old Farm Road, Mancetter, CV9 1QN

 

Saturday 19th May

Name of event: Peer Led Drop-In
Why come along? Open access drop-in available to everyone.  Come and visit us and play the 5 Ways to Wellbeing Ball Game
Date: Saturday 19th May
Time: 10am – 1pm
Venue: Rugby Wellbeing Hub, 28 Cromwell Road, Rugby CV22 5LY