Stress Relief at the University of Birmingham
In spring 2011, this concept came out of Birmingham University. The University of Birmingham Disabled Students’ Officer (DSO) and Disability and Mental Health Students Association (DAMSA) are organising a Mental Health Awareness event for March 23rd and 24th 2011. March 23rd will be an introduction to mental health, where student groups will be running discussion events to help people learn more...
Free Film Night!
Manchester Mental Wealth Matters believed in the positive value of film, and wanted to launch a series of events to stimulate discussion and promote wellbeing. The ‘Free Film Night’, run by Mental Wealth Matters, has been running for two months now. It has raised the profile of the Group within the Student’s Union, as well as attracting a wide variety of people – undergraduate,...
Cardiff Mental Wealth 'Inner Child' 2011
One of the award-winning ideas from 2011. We’ll post their viral video later ! We at Cardiff Mental Wealth want to provide students with a completely new experience to promote positive mental health. There is a time in all our lives when we are young, free and more often than not without serious emotional worries and the world is a plethora of explorative pleasures. We would like to...
Mental Wealth Wednesday!
A planned event from St Andrews in 2011. Maybe they will tell us how it went? We are organising a day of events to promote wellbeing and mental health in St. Andrews. Mental Wealth Wednesday will take place on Wednesday 23rd February 2011. This will promote individual awareness of mental wealth and challenge stigma and silence surrounding mental health, in order to assert the support, caring and...
Wellbeing 'Exam Kits', An Idea from EUSA.
An idea for a mental health project put forward by Edinburgh University in 2011: Last year worrying statistics were published by NUS Scotland concerning the number of students who felt stressed out and what the most common triggers student stress. In response to this report EUSA, and more specifically, the student welfare forum and disabled student action group, wanted to take action. During last...
Open Minds Project
Award-winning concept put forward by Liverpool’s Mental Wealth Group in 2011. 1. The World Health Organization have recently published concerning statistics that suggest the scale of depression as a mental illness is reaching levels that can be described as an epidemic. Depression is a key cause of suicide among young people. Isolation is a key cause of depression, and often this isolation...
Keep Calm And Love Life
KEEP CALM AND LOVE LIFE A campaign concept from Cardiff University Mental Wealth Group In the UK around 2,000 young people under the age of 35 take their own lives each year. Some of them are students. And suicide doesn’t just affect the individual involved; instead it leaves behind a trail of bewildered and devastated friends and family. SO WHAT CAN BE DONE? We cannot stop suicide from...