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Sheffield Mental Health Week 2012!

October 3, 2012

Hope you’re as excited as we are – here’s all the info you need to get involved.

Full events listing:

Official Opening: Tree Planting Ceremony
8th October, 12 noon – 12:45pm
Hillsborough Park, meeting at the car park on Parkside Rd.
Join us and the Lord Mayor for a ceremonial tree planting to officially open the week.

Football Tournament
8th October, 10:30am – 2:30pm
Powerleague Stadium, Woodburn Rd, S9 3HL.
Football tournament open to all mental health service users.

Relax and Recharge
9th October, 11am – 5pm
Pakistan Advice & Community Association, 127 Page Hall Rd, S4 8GU.
A day celebrating positive mental health through activities promoting self-help strategies to help you relax and recharge.

Hallam Union
9th October, 1pm – 3:30pm
Hallam University Students Union, the Hubs, Paternoster Row.
Awareness raising event with stalls and activities.

Creative Gardening Launch Event
9th October, 10:30am – 12pm and 1pm – 3:30pm
Argyll House, 9 Williamson Road, Nether Edge S11 9AR.
Launch event for this new project at Argyll house.

SHIP Art Exhibition
9th October 1:30pm – 4:30pm, 10th October, 10am – 3:30pm
The Circle Building, Rockingham St, City Centre.
An exhibition of art from self-help groups and other survivor artists featuring impromptu performances by mental health survivor poets, brought to you by Sheffield SHIP in partnership with SUST.

Pie, Peas and Games afternoon
10th October, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
St Wilfrids Centre, Queens Rd
There is such a thing as a free lunch and games will range from dominoes to pool with a special guest giving out the prizes for the close.

C.A.S.T. Exhibition
10th October, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, 11th October, 10am – 8pm, 12th October, 10am – 1pm
St Marys Church, Bramall Lane
Exhibition of art produced by service users and also featuring music and poetry.

Awareness of depression in Asian Communities
11th October, 12pm – 3pm
Pakistani Advice and Community Centre, 21 Buckenham St
Speakers, discussion groups as well as free sessions of Indian head massage, yoga and foot massage.

Feel Good with the Peace Foundation Network
11th October, 6pm – 9pm
Jessop West Exhibition Space, Sheffield University
Free sessions including laughter yoga, positive affirmations, emotional freedom technique and much more.

Official closing party: Cabaret Fantastiques
12th October, 8pm – 11pm
Upstairs at the Hallam Hubs, Paternoster Row
Celebrate and laugh with us as we draw the week to a close with a special performance from Edinburgh fringe festival 5-star performer Peter Antoniou and surprise guests!

Healthy and Happy Family Fun Day
13th October, 10am – 2pm
Tenants Meeting Hall, Gresley Road, Lowedges
Awareness raising event with stakeholders running stalls to promote their activities.

The Healing Word CD Launch
14th October, 12pm – 2pm
Park Community Centre, 4 Samson St, S2 5QT
The Healing Word’s Feel-good CD will be launched at this celebratory event.

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