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It’s 'Time to Talk' about mental health

01 Feb 2016

On Thursday, 4 February (11am – 2pm) in University Place Foyer and 1st Floor, Atrium

Time to Change

One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year (Mind), yet there continues to be stigmas and misconceptions around mental health.

Having a mental health problem is hard enough, but sometimes the isolation and stigma can make it even worse.

Help break the silence

Thursday, 4 February 2016 is Time to Talk Day, a day for the nation to take five minutes to have a conversation about mental health and tackle the stigma surrounding it.

All this week, we’re asking students and staff to:

  • talk – don’t bottle things up - talk to an advisor, tell us your story or have a conversation online;
  • get informed – about the services available for you or someone you know;
  • take a break – join our charity bake sale and information sessions in the University Place foyer ‘iZone’ and upstairs in the Atrium communal area between 11am and 2pm on Thursday, 4 February (proceeds to Mind);
  • do something small that can make a big difference - meet with friends, take part in an activity or join a student or staff network group.

Help break the silence and end the stigma