Fri 06 Mar 8.30am

Price: Free to attend

Open Up at OPEN brought to you by the Eastern Daily Press is a free event (no tickets required) looking at the many issues around mental health and well-being which directly impacts many of us.

We encourage people to attend as many of the below topics and debates which are relevant to you. The event has been set up with an open door policy to walk in at any point during the day! 

Sessions and debates throughout the day will cover a wide range of issues, please see below the outline of our day:

8:30am: Doors Open

9:00am: BBC Radio Norfolk - Live debate on air with guests Norman Lamb, Dawn Peri, Dr Dan Dalton NSFT Chief Medical Officer and Philip Eke.

10:15am- 11:00am: Q&A with Norman Lamb

11:30am- 1:30pm Mental Health & Me - personal and inspirational stories from a range of speakers: Joe Tracini, Steve Hunt, Carly Rowena, Darren Eadie, Craig Hill from MIND and Naomi Farrow.

1:30pm- 2:30pm ‘My child and their wellbeing’- targeted at parents of all ages. With Guest Speakers: Gemma Lambert, Dr Kamena Henshaw, Nick O'Brien, Bill Belton and Sandie Woods.

2.30pm- 3.00pm: Breathing workshop with Abbie Eastwood and Suzie Bartram.

3:00pm- 3:45pm: Aviva's 'Norwich Together Alliance' tackling loneliness

4:00pm- 4:45pm: Mental health in the workplace.

5:00pm- 5:30pm: Yoga session

5.30- 6.00- Meditation

More information regarding the day and our speakers will follow within the discussion topic this event. Finally we are very grateful to our event sponsors Liam Lambert Construction

Also there will be a selection of charities available on the day to give advice and support including:

  • NHS Wellbeing Service
  • Samaritans
  • Norfolk & Waveney Mind
  • SOS Bus
  • Julian Support
  • Mancroft Advice Project
  • Rethink Bridges
  • Leeway
  • YMCA
  • Break
  • Terrance Higgins Trust
  • All to Play For - Active Norfolk
  • Point-1
  • Get Me Out the Four Walls
  • Nelson's Journey
  • The Walnut Tree Health & Wellbeing

Event Info

Free to attend

More information about the day click Book Now which will take you to the Facebook event