Wednesday, 22 October 2014

October Newsletter

Dear Friends,

At FEEL monthly meeting this week details for the forthcoming public event were discussed and finalised.

Sanity for Beginners - Keeping Sane in a Money Mad World will take place at the Kingsley Hall on Friday the 21st of November 7-9 PM (Details at the bottom of the page). There will be two main speakers, Denise McKenna and Dr Kevin Zdaniecki, and there will be time dedicated to Q&A and contributions from the floor.

To follow, a list of relevant events and information:

Tomorrow Thursday 23rd October MAD PRIDE in association with SURVIVOR’S POETRY are hosting ‘A Celebration of Creative Lunacy’ For World Mental Health Week @TOTTENHAM CHANCES, 399 Tottenham High Road Tottenham N17 6QN 8pm – Midnight - ADMISSION FREE -

SWAN - The Social Work Action Network are hosting the event 'The Crisis in Mental Health Services' in London on Saturday 8th November. It will feature speakers including Peter Beresford (Professor of Social Policy and Chair of Shaping Our Lives), June Sadd (Survivor Trainer and Researcher), and Disabled People Against Cuts, among others. It will take place at the John Barnes Library, N7 0JN; the nearest tube station is Caledonian Road Link
The BPS Division of Clinical Psychology are officially launching a new report ‘Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia’ 27th November 2104, Friends Meeting House, London Link
The King's Found has produced a report following stakeholders involvement to help develop a vision for London’s mental health over the next 5–10 years. The report can be read and downloaded here

For those already suffering the S.A.D. there is some hope: Bobby Baker's "The Expert View" light-box installation opens this week in Dalston Square and Library 24th October - 16th December Link

“Sanity for Beginners”
Date: Friday 21st November 2014
Time: 7.00 – 9.00 PM (doors open 6.30 PM)
Denise McKenna (Mental Health Resistance Network)
Implications and limitations of the medical model

Dr Kevin Zdaniecki (Chartered Psychologist AFBPsS (Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society); DCP Member)
Finding a New Focus in Current State of Psychiatry

Venue: Kingsley Hall, corner Powis and Bruce Roads, BOW, London E3 3HJ
(Nearest tube stations: Bow Church and Bromley-By-Bow)
There will be an interval with music and refreshments.
No entrance fee but donations will be welcome to cover costs.

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