Mental Health Awareness Volunteers Event

As part of Nottingham’s Mental Health Awareness weeks, we held a coffee & cake afternoon at the Involvement Centre in Nottingham.

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A few of our volunteers popped along for a small buffet, tea, coffee, cakes and a chat.

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It also happened to fall on World Mental Health Day – which is good as we know that taking time to connect with others is good for your own mental wellbeing.

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We asked our volunteers about how volunteering helped their mental health…

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…how volunteering makes them feel…

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…and what advice they’d give to other volunteers.

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These submissions are all going to be written up and added to the information packs we give our new volunteers.

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We also had a quiz with a mental health theme (and a few general knowledge questions thrown in) with a £10 gift card prize up for grabs.

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We used this opportunity to get feedback on posters volunteers have been helping design for our team too.

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As well as information on mental health and keeping yourself well from the NHS Moodzone website and Mind.

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Thanks to everyone who popped in. It was a lovely afternoon and it was wonderful hearing the hubbub and laughter all around the Centre.

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  1. Fab photos. Wish I could have been with you. I was flying the flag for NottsHc at a brilliant Care Opinion event in London on World MH Day about inclusive Feedback in Mental Health and IDD Services 👍

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