Mental Health

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Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from Monday 10th – Sunday 16th May 2021 and the theme this year is ‘Nature’. Mental health has become more relevant to all our lives during the pandemic.  This year, get involved in Mental Health Awareness week by connecting with nature.  Going for walks…
Contents of this page: Introduction University of Leeds Events Black History Walks Support and Resources for Staff and Students   Introduction  Celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms during this year’s National Inclusion Week (NIW) which takes place between 28 September – 4 October. It’s a chance to share and promote inspiring inclusion practices and…
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every…
Since 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health has recognised World Mental Health Day on 10 October, as an opportunity “to raise global awareness of mental health issues and to stimulate advocacy”. This year the theme is Suicide Prevention. As stated by the President of WFMH, Alberto Trimboli, “[s]uicide is a global public health problem…
OUR FULL PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! Please see the below for details of the National Inclusion Week programme. You can use the online booking page*, to book onto events. We hope you’ll join us! *Climbing Wall Taster Sessions need to be booked directly at The Edge reception 23 September 11:00-13:00 OPENING EVENT: DIVERSITY CAFE WITH…
Space to stop meetings are for anyone interested in mindfulness and meditation at work. Each meeting will generally include 2 guided mindfulness and/or meditation activities. You can attend as many or few of these as you like; it does not matter what level of experience you have (if any). We begin the meetings a few…
Members of the Equality Policy Team will be at the Information Fair, providing materials and advice on equality and inclusion matters at the University. We’ll provide leaflets on such EPU-led initiatives as the Leeds Gender Framework (including the University’s Athena SWAN submissions), services including Mediation and Carers Leeds appointments, peer support within the University from…
Come and visit Pepper the Labrador for some free cuddles, all in the aid of helping you de-stress and bring wellbeing to your day. These sessions are run by a volunteer of the charity Pets as Therapy.
Alzheimer’s Society are raising awareness of dementia: “encouraging everyone to take action by starting a conversation; whether it’s calling a relative with dementia or visiting a neighbour, it’s time to start talking”. If you are a member of staff who also provides care for someone with dementia, a range of support is available, including Carers…
CANCELLED. Unfortunately the session has been cancelled for the 16th May. The next session is scheduled to take place on 23rd May. Come and visit Pepper the Labrador for some free cuddles, all in the aid of helping you de-stress and bring wellbeing to your day. These sessions are run by a volunteer of the…