Mental health conditions are not synonymous with failure; a personal story by Poppy Jaman

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Mental health conditions are not synonymous with failure; a personal story by Poppy Jaman

21st March 2019, 5.30pm; Fisher Building at St John’s College

The lecture is organised jointly between the University’s Disability Resource Centre (DRC), the Equality and Diversity section and St John’s College.

The speaker Poppy Jaman OBE is an internationally respected mental health advocate, national policy adviser and social entrepreneur who has played an instrumental part in making mental health a high priority for public and private sector employers. She will be giving this year’s Annual Lecture looking at the factors impacting the mental health of staff and students across the University. Telling her personal story she will describe the support she received during her own recovery and how work was crucial to this. She will discuss how compassion and the ethics of supporting people are critical to the success of healthy organisations.

The lecture is open to all, the venue is fully accessible and the lecture will be captioned and a BSL interpreter will be present. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception to which all are welcome.

More information can be found on the Disability Resource Centre website

Booking is open via Eventbrite

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