Events

There are lots of opportunities for you do something in your workplace and get involved in events that promote better mental health. These might be Blue Light Programme specific events or events being run by other organisations.

More information on upcoming events and how to get involved will be added here as it becomes available. If you're organising an event in your workplace then don't forget to check out our films, posters and other resources that could help with your activity.

World Suicide Prevention Day - 10 September

Organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organisation, the purpose of the day is to promote worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides.

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Emergency Services Show - 20th and 21st September 2017

If you’re going to the show we’d love to meet you! Come along to our stand W4 to say ‘hi’ and find out more about the work we're doing and how you can get involved.

Blue Light Programme Manager Faye will also be giving a talk on why mental health matters in the emergency services, with the help of one of our brilliant Blue Light Champions. Come along to the Health and Wellbeing Theatre for 10.30am on the first day of the show.

It’s free to attend the Emergency Services Show at Birmingham NEC – get your show pass below.

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World Mental Health Day - 10 October

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

The day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

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Time to Talk Day - February 2018

The aim of Time to Talk Day is to get as many people as possible across England talking about mental health. By joining together on one day, we can break the silence that often surrounds mental health, and show that talking about this once-taboo issue doesn’t need to be difficult.

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Mental Health Awareness Week - May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week usually takes place in May and is run by the Mental Health Foundation.

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