Blackpool starts the ball rolling

Source: NHS Blackpool

Year of publication: 2009

Publication type: Press Release

In a nutshell: NHS Blackpool hosted a range of events promoting mental health and wellbeing throughout the town during October to tie in with World Mental Health Day. For 5 days , there was the ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing Shop’ at the Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool. The Primary Intermediate Mental Health Team was supported by guest celebrities and players from Blackpool Football Club. There was  an opportunity to have ‘Tea and Talk’ sessions with a range of mental health support services and partners in the community. Other activities  included a ‘Speed Dating’ style event at Blackpool Football Stadium  designed to give people a chance to meet providers of Blackpool Mental Health and Substance Misuse Services.

Length of publication: 3 pages


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