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How to Start a Conversation about Mental Health

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Do you have concerns about someone’s wellbeing, stress levels or mental health but you're not sure how to approach a conversation? Would you like to know how to react if someone approached you regarding their depression or anxiety? 

Join Tracy from Happy Life to learn some practical tips and ideas to start that conversation, reach out to support a friend and look after your wellbeing through the process. This workshop will be informative and interactive, with a chance to share experiences and ideas but with no pressure to do so. By talking about mental health we not only support the individual but also break down stigma enabling others to reach out for support. 

You do not need any prior knowledge to attend. This course is for anyone aged over 16 with an interest in mental health or wellbeing - whether that is for themselves or assisting friends, family or colleagues in the workplace or community.

About the speaker

Tracy Douthwaite is a mental health and wellbeing trainer, connector and consultant. Her business, Happy Life, offers a range of training, workshops, talks and 121 support focusing on mental health awareness, breaking down stigma and learning how to increase our wellbeing and resilience. 

She has over 30 years’ experience supporting people with mental health issues, learning difficulties and drug and alcohol problems to lead engaged, meaningful lives.


Tickets for this workshop are £10.

A limited number of subsidised bursary places are available for this course. Please email [email protected] with a brief outline of the reason for your request of a bursary place

Earlier Event: June 1
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Later Event: June 22
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