Friday, 17. May 2019, Firstsite, Health & Wellbeing Day (Colchester)

from 17. May 2019 - 10:00 till 15:00


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Free mental health and wellbeing workshops will be available in Colchester to mark Mental Health Awareness Week this May. Local mental health service provider, Health in Mind have joined together with charity Mid and North East Essex Mind and HeadsUp an employability programme working with people who have experienced common mental health problems, to bring a Mental Health and Wellbeing Day to Colchester on Friday 17 May at Firstsite.
This year we will be talking about Body Image, how we think and feel about our bodies.  A programme of educational workshops will  be running throughout the day (please see below). Help and support will also be able from a host of local providers in our information marketplace.
All attendees will receive a free goodie bag full of treats.
Workshop Timetable (more information to follow)
10:00am The World’s Leading Expert- an Exercise in Building Confidence by HeadsUp11:00am Mindfulness by Health in Mind 12:00pm TBC by Mind 13:00pm Developing Self-Acceptance and Self-Validation by Alex Klokkaris14:00pm TBC
Parking at the venue is very limited and it is requested that all visitors use the nearby public car park – Grey Friars car park in Roman Road is a few minutes’ walk from Firstsite and costs £3 for two hours. Alternatively, Firstsite is a short distance from the town centre which has excellent rail and bus links. More details here.

More information on Mental Health Awareness Week is here.
For more information please call Steph or Jenny on 01206 764600 or email fundraising@

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