Category Archives: Event reviews

Reviews of events I have been to

Croydon “Hear Us” mental health forum

matthew mckenzieWelcome back to the first blog post of June. This time my blog is about a mental health forum that takes place once every month over in the London Borough of Croydon. I have been known to visit many mental health and carer forums around London, mainly to network and sometimes even help promote what those groups or forums are trying to do, however I certainly enjoy attending the “Hear Us” forum when I get the time.

The forum is the “Hear Us” reach out forum has been running for many years and if you remember a while back, every now and again I tend to cover briefly what happens at their forums.

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World Schizophrenia Day 2017

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Welcome to another one of my mental health campaigning videos. On the 24th of May is world schizophrenia day. Schizophrenia usually is classified as an umbrella term regarding severe mental illness. World schizophrenia day helps to education, campaign and highlight the issues about schizophrenia, which can also be a misunderstood term.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

art-meWelcome to another one of my ‘caringmind’ blog posts. My site and sometimes videos help to raise awareness of carers caring for those suffering mental health problems. When I mean carers, I do not mean care-workers. I am talking about unpaid carers, that being a friend, relative, those very close to the cared for.

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Mental Health Month

MHMWelcome back to my blogsite. As usual, a quick word. I raise awareness of mental health from a carer or caregiver perspective. Usually this channel is dedicated to carers, but there is always space for discussing mental health.

The video below is to help raise awareness of Mental Health Month, which takes place over in the states.

Mental Health Month occurs during the month of May and the theme for Mental Health Month is Risky Business.

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World Bipolar Day 2017

Welcome back to another blog post.  This one is about World Bipolar Day, which takes place on the 30th of March each year.

Around 60 million people suffer from bipolar disorder around the world, so it is very important to help raise awareness of the condition.

Basically World Bipolar Day is a collaboration between the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD).

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