Mental Health Conference All Day Booking
9.30 – 10.00am Sign in and opening worship
10.00 – 1.00pm Morning session: Workshop 1 or 2
1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch – only those booked for whole day
2.00 – 5.00pm Afternoon session: Workshop 3 or 4
The following workshops are available and leaders can book for the whole day (£20 - two workshops) or half a day (£10 - one workshop). Lunch is provided for those attending the full day and light refreshments will also be available throughout the day for all participants. There is a maximum of 20 places in each workshop. Participants must be aged 18yrs or older.
Workshop 1 Self-harm – AchieveNI
This workshop cover an introduction to self-harm in young people including information on:
- Direct Self-Harm and Indirect Self-Harm
- Reasons young people self-injure
- Feelings associated with self-harm
- Indicators of someone possibly self-harming
- Cycle of self-injury
- Managing Strategies
- How should leaders respond when confronted with self-injury?
Workshop 2: EveryBody - Action Mental Health
This workshop will cover an introduction to eating disorders including types, signs and symptoms and support available to anyone who may be affected. It will also look at body image and media’s impact within young people.
Workshop 3: Suicide Awareness Workshop, Dare to Stretch
This workshop is designed to stimulate or build on concern about suicide. The workshop will provide basic information about signs of suicide risk, initial helping steps and signposting information of local and national support services for suicide. This workshop is focused on awareness and will be of interest to anyone who would appreciate the opportunity to explore the general issues around suicide and suicide prevention.
Workshop 4: Mood Matters For Adults - Aware
This workshop will include information on the importance of looking after our own physical and mental health, challenging the stigma and misconceptions associated with mental health, raising awareness of signs and symptoms of mental distress in yourself and others. It will also provide information on some types of mental illness, identifying factors that course young people stress and tips on how to cope positively with stress. It will also provide information on dealing with bullying and information on sources of support that are available
Staff contact: Martha Brennan firstname.lastname@example.org (available mornings Mon-Fri)