Talkfest Invite - Mental Health Awareness Week

The next Talkfest engagement events will take place during National Mental Health Awareness Week, the 13th to 19th of May. The event will have a specific focus on mental health and how to support local communities to support others who are experiencing poor mental health. At the event they will also provide an update on St Helens Cares, Shared Care Record, Contact Cares and discuss the priorities of the Peoples Board. They will also update you on the findings from February's Talkfest and the Health and Wellbeing Fair held in March

Sessions will last approximately 2 hours and will be held as follows:

Monday 13th May – Woodside Medical Centre, Woodside Road, Haydock, WA11 0NA 1.30pm arrival for 2.00pm start

Wednesday 15th May – Thatto Heath Library, Thatto Heath Road, WA10 3QX 1.00pm arrival for 1.30pm start

Thursday 16th May – Garswood Medical Centre, Billinge Road, Garswood, WN4 0XD 9.30am arrival for 10.00am start
As well as the dedicated events above they will also have a stand both days (Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May) at the Healthy in St Helens event, located within Parish Church, Church Square in the town centre.

During the week the team will also be attending a number of existing sessions across St Helens such as coffee mornings and Get Together sessions as well as working with local businesses and schools.

If you would like to register for an event please contact or 01744 627596 to book your place stating your name, organisation (if applicable) and the session you would like to attend.


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Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF



Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.