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09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
09:00–17:00
Body Awareness
Town Church
Evening
Project your Mental Health
Albion, Church Square
09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
09:00–17:00
Body Awareness
Town Church
09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
Geese Theatre Company
Les Nicolle Prison (not open to public)

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Friday

09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
12:30-13:30
Clinical Lunch Talk
Emma Ferbrache Room, Princess Elizabeth Hospital
09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
09:00-17:00
Tea and Talk
Town Church
Sponsored by Waitrose
and Guernsey Dairy
09:00-17:00
The Elephants in the room
Town Church
Sponsored by Guernsey Post
Tea and Talk (Sponsored by Waitrose and Guernsey Dairy)

Tea and talk is a way of getting us to talk about mental health. Drop in for a cup of tea and a cupcake.

The Elephants in the room (Sponsored by Guernsey Post)

Fourteen elephants will be on display in the town church decorated by schools and organisations as a means of starting to talk about the elephant in the room. They've been decorated using the CLANG acronym.

Body Awareness

The Eating Disorders clinic will have a display concerning body awareness and how this affects eating habits.

Project your Mental Health

Sponsored by the Guernsey Arts Commission, a projection of support for mental health onto the wall of the Albion outside the Town Church.

Geese Theatre Company

Geese Theatre Company regularly work with prisoners to discuss difficult issues. There is a much higher prevalence of mental health issues among prisoners and yet we frequently fail to recognise nor tackle this area. We're delighted that Elephant Week will be happening inside the prison as well as in the community, since mental health knows no such barrier.

Clinical Lunch talk by Dr David Crepaz-Keay

Dr Crepaz-Keay is head of Social Inclusion at the Mental Health Foundation and will be discussing schizophrenia, the main theme of this years World Mental Health Day focussing on the experience schizophrenics receive when accessing physical health services.

PTSD Talk

You are invited to a talk by Mrs Beryl Dennett Stannard on battle stress and post traumatic stress syndrome.

This will take place on Thursday 16th October in the Cambridge Room, Beau Sejour at 19.30

Beryl Dennett Stannard is the ambassador for the veterans' charity Combat Stress and spent nineteen years as an RAF officer and two of those on secondment to the United States Air Force. She will be introduced by His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor.

The talk is free but please book your place by calling 07781106514 or email Arrun.Wilkie@deputies.gov.gg

Can we Help Anxious Parents to Raise Confident Children? (Town Church)

Dr Sam Cartwright-Hatton, from Sussex University, will be talking on Can we help anxious parents to raise confident children? at 1pm on Thursday 16th October in the Town Church.

Every parent wants their child to develop into a confident young person, particularly if they have struggled in their own childhood with shyness or anxiety. Dr Cartwright-Hatton, who is a child clinical psychologist and an experienced researcher in this field, will be talking about what parents can do to help. This talk is aimed at parents as well as other adults who work alongside children, such as teachers or youth workers.

The talk is free to attend and no booking is needed.

Can we Help Anxious Parents Raise Confident Children? (Beau Sejour)

Talk specifically directed at professionals working with children.

Mental Health Clinical Lunch: Holding the Baby in Mind

Talk specifically directed at the clinicians and professionals working in neo natal care and mental health services

Holding the Baby in Mind: Thinking about Infant Mental Health

Dr Angela Underdown, from Warwick Medical School, will be talking on Holding the Baby in Mind: Thinking about Infant Mental Health at 1.30pm on Friday 17th October in the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre.

Good health, physical and mental, begins even before birth, and there is a lot that parents and society can do to help all children develop healthily. Dr Underdown will be talking through the most up-to-date research in this area, and the talk will be of particular interest to parents and anyone else interested in babies' and parents' mental wellbeing.

The talk is free to attend, and a creche is available (places for the creche need to be booked through Beau Sejour on 747263).