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GRASP Mental Health and Wellbeing event

Following an overwhelming response to their mental wellbeing survey, the GRAduate Student and Postdoc Forum in the Graduate School of Life Sciences is now organising a one-day mental health and wellbeing event to which you are all cordially invited.
When Jun 02, 2017
from 02:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Old Divinity School, St. Johns College
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The Mental Health and Wellbeing Event is aimed at all members of academia in Cambridge, regardless of whether you are just interested in the topic of mental health and wellbeing, struggling with the pressures that this lifestyle brings and trying to improve your coping skills, or have been diagnosed with a condition that impacts your mental health.

The event will include:

  • A panel discussion where panel members will discuss their personal experiences with/or professional expertise on the topic of mental health and wellbeing (including a Q&A with the audience)
  • Workshops to improve your coping skills in a stressful environment
  • The results of the GRASP Mental Wellbeing survey, which has been collecting data for the last two months
  • A personal video-message from Stephen Fry for our event on the topic of mental health, followed by his documentary ‘The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive’. 

The event is free of charge and will include a tea/coffee break as well as drinks and buffet food in the evening.

Preliminary programme:

14:00 – 14:30 Welcome, introduction GRASP + present survey outcome 
14:30 – 15:30 Panel discussion 
15:30 – 16:15 Tea/Coffee break – info stands 
16:15 – 18:15 Workshops 
18:15 Buffet dinner + message from Stephen Fry + documentary ‘The 
Secret Life of the Manic Depressive’

Spaces are limited so please register here to make sure you have a 
spot.

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