Portsmouth to celebrate World Mental Health Day

EVENTS are being held in Portsmouth to mark World Mental Health Day this week.

On Wednesday, The Good Mental Health Café is hosting extra workshops and activities in Portsmouth Central Library from 2pm-6.30pm.

Organisations such as the Carers Centre, Solent Mind, Talking Change and the Bereavement Centre will have stalls to discuss what support is available in the city to help with someone’s mental wellbeing. Visit goodmentalhealth.org.uk to register for this free event.

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust will be in Victoria Park from 11am-2pm with tips about how to use nature and green spaces to reduce stress.

In addition, BH Live is hosting a #RunAndTalk event starting at 6.30pm today outside the Pyramids Centre in Portsmouth to support local mental health.

The route is a 3k one with options for walkers, joggers and runners. It is £2 per person or free with a BH Live Active membership.

#RunAndTalk is an England Athletics campaign supported by Mind.