Mental Health Forum: Positive peer support

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust will be hosting an event on Thursday 22 June which will focus on peer support for those with mental health issues, the development of personal/life skills and the positive impact of healthy employment.

The mental health forum, which takes place quarterly, will be held at Forest Arts Centre, Hawbush Road, Walsall, WS3 1AG at 11am – 1pm.

Following a short film to open the event, attendees will hear from a service user and gain their perspective on peer support and how it was beneficial to their recovery process. The Trust’s employment service will discuss the benefits of employment/training, ending with an overview on how the Trust assists with the development of peer support for its patients.

Some service users who attend the Trust’s peer support groups will give a short presentation on the variety of support that they have received and how this has aided their recovery.

A free lunch will be provided.

Due to the increasing popularity of the forums, bookings are required. Please email communication@dwmh.nhs.uk or call 01384 325015 to secure a place at this free event or for more information. If you would like to have a stall to promote your service, resources or support, please contact Tracy Cross at tracy.cross@dwmh.nhs.uk or call 01384 324531.