World Mental Health Day was observed for the first time on 10 October 1992. It was started as an annual activity of the World Federation for Mental Health by the then Deputy Secretary General Richard Hunter. World Mental Health Day is celebrated on 10th October each year.
Global Campaign 2019
The global theme for 2019 was ‘Suicide Prevention’. More details can be found here.
Watch World Health Organization video here.
North Tyneside World Mental Health Day Celebration Event 2019
North Tyneside celebrated World Mental Health Day on 4 October at Cullercoats Crescent Club.
Organised by a partnership of organisations, including AIM and Launchpad North Tyneside, the day was an opportunity for anyone with an interest in mental health to get together and celebrate.
There was live music, creative activities, talks, raffle, tombola and opportunities to connect with local organisations supporting people’s mental health. The event was totally free and a buffet lunch and refreshments were provided.
Read the Co-Chair Beth Allan’s excellent blog about the event and view Anthony Todd’s photographs taken on the day here.
Make a donation towards North Tyneside World Mental Health Day
Newcastle World Mental Health Day Celebration Events 2019
Pop Up Exhibition
Heads & Tales, Mental Health Heritage Project
2nd – 31st October @ Newcastle City Library
Showcasing a small but complex and diverse collection of items, information, audio and artworks from a new mental health archive for the North East. Exploring, challenging and rebalancing representation of mental health through lived experience.
HEADS & TALES is a 2 year project to create a new heritage archive for the North East exploring, rebalancing and celebrating the voice of adults experiencing mental health conditions. This project is shaped and led by participants, volunteers and staff who are directly or indirectly affected by mental health issues. Led by Chilli Studios, a Mental Health Focused Art Studio, and funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. For more info http://www.headntales.uk
In conjunction with World Mental Health Day October 10th.