World Mental Heath Day 2020
World Mental Health Day takes place this year on Saturday 10th October 2020. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) theme for this year is: Mental Health for All – Greater Investment – Greater Access
With worldwide concern about what impact the recent pandemic has had on everyone’s mental health, the goal of the day is to raise mental health awareness and look at what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
If you planning an event around Mental Health Day these are some of the speakers we work with that could be suitable for the event.
Dan Keeley After a 5 year battle with bipolar disorder and coming close to taking his own life, Dan ran 1250 miles from the Colosseum in Rome back to the London Eye to share his story on a national scale – raising over £15,000 for The Campaign Against Living Miserably and inspiring hundreds of others to speak up about their own personal battle.
Now Dan is a nationally-recognised and award-winning mental health activist, thought-leader, and keynote speaker
Ruby Wax is best known for her 25 years in front of the camera working for the BBC and is a conference speaker on leadership and mental health.
Having started her career at Royal Shakespeare Company and went onto become a writer and comedy performer writing for ‘Not the Nine O’clock News’ and teaming up with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders and worked alongside them on a number of television series throughout the 80s and 90s including ‘French and Saunders’ and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’. She also hosted her own chat show.
Owen O’Kane is a psychotherapist, speaker, and author of the globally acclaimed book, ‘Ten To Zen’.He has over 25 years of experience in the mental health sector and is a former NHS Mental Health Clinical Lead, who now runs a successful private practice in London.
Owen’s experiences have provided him with the necessary skills to analyse any mental, emotional, or stress-related issue with the utmost efficiency.
Katie Maycock is a Burnout Specialist and Speaker. She specialises in talking about the impact that stress has on the body and mind and how it can reduce productivity, mental clarity, and how it’s limiting people.
Katie works with Type A corporate professionals, such as CEO’s, Directors, Sales Professional, and Entrepreneurs to help them regain control of their health as well as overcoming and preventing burnout.
Katie Piper is a best-selling international author, inspirational speaker, TV presenter, and charity campaigner. Katie decided to share her story in a remarkable film for the Cutting Edge strand on Channel 4 called ‘Katie: My Beautiful Face’ which was watched by over 3.5million viewers
Katie has toured the UK with a show called ‘What’s In My Head’ which saw her give practical advice on how to manage stress and anxiety in today’s fast-paced world
Clarke Carlisle is a former professional football and television presenter who is a keynote speaker on mental health, having suffered from complex depressive disorder throughout his career.
Clarke presented two acclaimed documentaries for the BBC Football’s Suicide Secret and “Is Football Racist?” for the BBC and wrote a book about his career A Footballer’s Life.
Dr. Beth Healey is an Emergency Medicine doctor and inspirational speaker and has worked for several years in the NHS as well as a variety of international settings.As part of medical and logistical support teams, she has worked in a number of extreme and remote environments including Svalbard, Siberia, Greenland, Antarctica, and the North Pole. During the COVID19 pandemic, she has drawn on her personal experience and research into isolation to share advice and coping strategies to help reduce anxiety during governmental lockdowns and self-isolation.
Sue Firth is a Psychologist and member of the British Psychological Society and a speaker who specialises in managing and coping with stress and change.Sue is also a member of The Health Professions Council & appears regularly in the press and media as an expert. With extensive experience in consulting at a strategic level for both the management of change and the implementation of stress programmes to support employees, she is well placed to offer insight as to how organisations can help their people handle life better in changing circumstances.
If you are looking for a speaker for your Mental Health Day event please contact us on 020 8854 7247 or email email@example.com