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What's On

Conferences

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Recovery Stories

4:30pm to 7:00pm, Palace Green Library Cafe

We warmly welcome people from the voice-hearing community to join this informal gathering and share individual experiences of recovery from mental distress in a supportive space. Facilitated by Mary Robson, this event will be an opportunity to share stories, creative writing, spoken-word poetry, art, and music which reflect and express personal recovery journeys. Refreshments will be provided.

Contact ben.kasstan@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 24 January 2017

Durham Mindfulness - A six week introductory Course - Tuesdays 7-9pm £145

7:00pm, St Antony's Priory, Claypath, Durham DH1 1QT

A six week introduction to mindfulness led by Sagara. The course will introduce mindfulness techniques to allow the participants to come to an understanding of how their minds work, and be able to cultivate calm and steady, as well as positive states of mind. Please see: http://mindfulrecovery.info/durham-mindfulness/

Contact sagara@mindfulrecovery.info for more information about this event.


Monday 30 January 2017

Winter School - Health in All Policies: Making it Work in Practice

12:00pm to 3:30pm, Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan’s College, Durham University, Durham City

Following the launch of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Health in All Policies (HiAP) Training Manual in 2015, the challenge facing policy-makers and practitioners is how to build political will to address health inequalities and how to make intersectoral working succeed to improve health and wellbeing and tackle growing health inequalities.
• What constitutes success?
• What barriers might impede implementation?
• What skills are required to overcome obstacles to success?

Contact lisa.monkhouse@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.