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University Mental
Health Day 2017 

University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day is taking place on Thursday 2 March 2017. Join us and get active for #UniMentalHealthDay.

 

 

While mental health is often associated with illness, this day aims to promote the understanding that everyone has mental health, and share some of the positive things we can do to look after our mental wellbeing and essentially keep our lives healthy. University Mental Health Day is taking place on Thursday 2 March and the theme this year is ‘get active for your mental health’.

Some of the events taking place throughout the day...

"I'm getting active for my mental health by..."

Keep the conversation going and tweet about what you do to keep active! The top 10 most inspirational tweets will receive pamper packs with prizes to help you look after you! Don't forget to address your tweet to @UoNSports and use the hashtag #UniMentalHealthDay. 

Mental health and wellbeing stalls

Visit our information stalls on C floor in the Portland Building from 12-2.20pm. Get involved with our interactive Mindapple tree and “‘I’m getting active for my mental health by …’” whiteboard activity. There will also be the opportunity to speak to student, University and local services or just pick up some information about improving your mental health. 

Services attending include...

Let’s talk wellbeing - an NHS service providing support to people with mild to moderate common mental health problems.

Nightline - a student-run, confidential listening and information service. 

Harmless - self-harm support.

Turning Point - a social enterprise, focused on improving lives and communities.

University counselling service 

Mental health advisors (referral only service)

Welfare in Sport - an ongoing project that aims to raise awareness of mental health issues to members of sports clubs as well as removing barriers to students participating in sport.

Student Minds Nottingham - a campaign group that works to promote positive wellbeing and mental health for students whilst studying at UoN.

Eating Disorders in Student Services (EDISS) - support to students with mild-moderate eating difficulties.  

 

University Mental Health Day activities 

Get active by booking onto one of the mental health day activites taking place around our campuses. Find the scheule below.

Scheduled of University Mental Health Day events
 Time Session/Class Venue Other information
12pm-1pm Zumba Studio One, David Ross SV Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer
12.30pm-1.15pm Body Balance  Studio Two, David Ross SV  Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer 
1pm-2pm  Pilates  Studio, Sutton Bonington Sports Centre  Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer 
1.15pm-2.15pm Ballet Fit Studio Two, David Ross Sports Centre  Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer  
3pm-4pm Engage Climbing  Climbing Wall, David Ross SV  Need to be pre-booked at the David Ross Sports Centre reception
4pm-5pm  Yoga Studio One, David Ross SV  Drop-in session - free to sports members and £3 to non-members 
5pm-6pm Engage Thai Boxing (Beginner) Dojo, David Ross SV  Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer 
5pm-6pm Box Fit  Studio One, David Ross SV  Sports members can book online, non-members to book through the Disability Sport Officer 
7.15pm-8pm  Engage Clubbercise  Studio, Sutton Bonington Sports Centre  Drop-in session - free to sports members and £3 to non-members
8pm-9pm Engage Hockey Mixed (Social) Sand Astro Turf, David Ross SV   Drop-in session - free to sports members and £3 to non-members 

 

 

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