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BLACK HISTORY MONTH MENTAL HEALTH EVENT / 4 October 2008

Hey guys, forgive my previous october ramblings. Although I like to work 100 hours a week, 100 hours and 15 minutes is just too much, and delusions of wotsitism came into being. Well, it wasn't a delusion actually more like feeling like a wotsit. Anyways, back to business.

I am doing a speaking engagement at a Black History Month Mental Health Event in Streatham. Here are the details:

Programme for World Mental Health Day and Black History Month, Monday October 6th. 2.00 to 4.30pm.

2.00pm Refreshments

2.20pm Welcome Tolu Mojola.

2.25pm Presentation from Kamal Chahal and Jan Oliver “BME perspectives.”

2.50pm Service user poetry read by Matt Ward Actor

3.00pm Music Simon Gent. Beethoven.

3.20pm Presentation from Dolly Sen. “Recovery is possible.”

3.40pm Presentation from Jonathan Naess. “Tackling the stigma of mental illness.”

4.00pm Refreshments

There will also be an exhibition of service user poetry and drawings, as well as Black History Month displays. All attenders will be provided with a pack containing a range of handouts on mental health issues as well as Black History Month materials.

Venue: Immanuel and St.Andrews Church Hall. Streatham High Road, London SW16 3PY (located opposite Streatham Common and next to Sainsburys).

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