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Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

Mental Health Awareness Week


09/05/2015

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place between 11-17th May.

The Mental Health Foundation organised their first Mental Health Awareness Week in 2000. The aim is to help raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues. This year the key theme is Mindfulness.

Find out more on the Mental Health Foundation’s website:
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek/

What is Mindfulness?
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek/what-is-mindfulness/


Events taking place locally:

Mental Health Awareness Event

Hosted By West Oxfordshire District Council
11th May 10am-2pm

Taking place during mental health awareness week, there will be a stand in Witney offering information and advice about mental well-being and locally available support.

Marriotts Walk Shopping Centre, Woodford Way, Welch Way, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6GW.


Range of mindfulness activities (private)

Hosted By St Antony's College
5th May

A range of activities for members of St Antony's College, University of Oxford.

Website: www.sant.ox.ac.uk


Mindful Moving Meditation - Wheatley

Hosted By Tai Chi Chih Oxford UK
12th May 7-8pm

Learn a simple moving meditation - a sequence of Tai Chi Chih movements to calm the mind and energise the body (standing or sitting). Moving together in sync grounds us in the present moment and connects us to the local and wider community.

United Reform Church Hall, High Street, Wheatley, OX33 1UE.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tai-Chi-Chih-Oxford-UK/355018158041650
http://www.oxfordshireproject.co.uk/places/united-kingdom/oxfordshire/wheatley/health-beauty/tai-chi-chih-a-mindful-moving-meditation/