University Mental Health Day

March 5, 2019, by Katherine Beers

Use your voice in Libraries for University Mental Health Day on 7 March

This Thursday, 7th March, is University Mental Health Day and the theme is ‘Use Your Voice’. Libraries are really pleased to be a part of the huge range of events and activities taking place across all University of Nottingham Campuses, a full list of events is available here

A Library pop up stall will be in the Portland Building event on Thursday between 11-2pm, come and ‘Start a conversation…’ about libraries, studying effectively, Mental Health First Aiders in libraries or any other library questions you may have. We’ll also have the following activities within libraries:

  • Djanogly LRC and James Cameron-Gifford Library will have Mindapple trees, why not share your ideas for activities that help you to love your mind? There will also be origami and colouring activities and information leaflets.
  • Hallward and Business Libraries will have whiteboards for students and staff to share ideas on how to keep well. There will also be origami and colouring postcards.
  • George Green Library will host a stall with the Student Welfare Officer for the Schools of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, their Mindapple tree and take away information leaflets
  • Greenfield Medical Library will have a promotion of the Leisure Reading Collection, along with colouring postcards and other information resources.

We are also excited that a Facebook Live round table discussion with student digital ambassadors, a Library and an academic Mental Health First Aider . Filming will take place in Hallward 1-2pm on Thursday. This is a first for us, it’s a great opportunity for you to share how to study effectively in libraries, and maintain good wellbeing and mental health. The University of Nottingham Facebook account with host the Live session.

Comes and see us on the 7th and ‘Use Your Voice’ in a Library.

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