Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 10 – 16 May 2021 and this year the theme is Nature. Together with our fantastic partners, Derbyshire Mind are bringing you a week free activities focusing on nature and mental wellbeing.

Please get involved and book tickets to the activities that interest you!


MONDAY:

Fabric Flowers for Mindful Crafts – With Stacey, StepBallChange and Derby Quad

Join us for our popular Mindful Crafts group with artist Stacey Murray for a relaxed and creative session making fabric flowers together.

Date/Time: Monday 11th, 1.30-3pm.
For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket:
https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/mindful-crafts-online


TUESDAY:

Good Mood With Food: Ask a Nutritionist – With Eva Humphries, BANT Nutritionist

Good Mood with Food is our new expert-led nutrition course starting in June. Come along to this Introductory session for MHAW & ask Eva your questions.

Date/Time: Tuesday 11th May, 6 – 6.45pm

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/151950856101


WEDNESDAY:

Movement and Mindfulness in Nature – With Kat Rooney, Yoga and Mindfulness

A special edition Movement and Mindfulness class where we will be looking at how we can use the gifts of nature in our mindfulness practice!

Date/Time: Wednesday 12th May, 10-11am

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/151992482607


THURSDAY:

Connecting with Nature in the Spring – With Wellbeing at Whistlewood

Join Anne and Helen from Wellbeing at Whistlewood as we explore how to connect with nature to improve your mental wellbeing this spring.

Date/Time: Thursday 13th May, 10-11am

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/151997603925

5 Ways to Wild Wellbeing Webinar – Derbyshire Mind and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

You may have heard of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing, but you haven’t experienced them like this before! In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Week Derbyshire Mind have teamed up with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust to help you get wild about your wellbeing!

Date/Time: Thursday May 13th 7pm-8.30pm

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/explore-the-5-ways-to-wellbeing-with-derbyshire-mind-tickets-151931714849


FRIDAY:

Music of our Lives – Special Nature Edition! – With Alex Blood, Derbyshire Music Therapy

Music of our Lives is our expert-led music group starting again in June. Come along to this fun one-off session focusing on nature related songs!

Date/Time: Friday 14th May, 10-11am

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/151952388685


SATURDAY:

Make your Own ‘5 Ways to Wild Wellbeing’ Mobile – With Spiral Arts and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Make your own ‘5 Ways to Wild Wellbeing’ themed mobile to hang up at home as a reminder to weave a little time for your own wellbeing in to every day. – Free craft packs provided.

Date/Time: Saturday 15th May, 11-12pm or 3-4pm

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket:
Email spiral_arts@hotmail.co.uk with your address & which session you are booking


SUNDAY:

Rewilding Derby Arboretum: Paint a Postcard – With Spiral Arts and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Using historical photographic postcards of the Arboretum we will get wild with a paintbrush and splash on colour and add your own wild ideas to the images! There will be the option to submit your finished paintings to our ‘Rewilding the Arboretum’ exhibition later in the year! – Free craft packs provided.
Date/Time: Sunday 16th May, 11-12pm or 3-4pm

For More Info and to Book your Free Ticket:
Email spiral_arts@hotmail.co.uk with your address & which session you are booking

ALL WEEK LONG:

Join the ‘Wilder Wellbeing’ Facebook Group

Jenny from Derbyshire Mind and Kirsty from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust will be discussing all things Wild Wellbeing and discussing valuable approaches to supporting our mental health. Now is the perfect time to join Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Wilder Wellbeing Community so you don’t miss out! Sign up to the Facebook group to get involved in the conversation here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/815510682381390