The Hampshire Festival of the Mind 2014 ~ Routes to Resilience
Created by the members of the Good Mental Health Co-Operative, the Hampshire Festival of the Mind took place on the 4th Oct 2014 at Portsmouth Cathedral, attracted over 300 people!
Inspirational guest speaker Rachel Perkins OBE spoke about alternative approaches to recovery and mental health service support.
A multitude of varied stalls showcased their services, and people could sign up for taster workshops in singing, mindful meditation, resilience, laughter, poetry among others.
Question Time: ‘No Health Without Mental Health’
The People of Hampshire had their moment to discuss key questions about today’s mental health services in this incredibly important event that filled the room and set the start of a regular ‘Mental Wealth Trialog’ that is now happening across Hampshire. Project produced by The Good Mental Health Co-Op
Chair: Francis Davis
Sue Castillon, Labour parliamentary candidate for Portsmouth South
Ruth Dixon, Deputy Director, Hampshire Adult Services
Janet Maxwell, Director of Public Health, Portsmouth City Council
Richard Barritt, CEO, Solent Mind
Flick Drummond, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Portsmouth South
Darren Brown, Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Portsmouth North
Dr. Tade Thompson, Clinical Director, Adult Services, Solent NHS Trust