The Sunnybank Trust – Epsom Mental Health and Wellbeing Festival
Project Category: Registered charity
Epsom Mental Health & Well-Being Festival is held in early October and comprises a week of activities devoted to mental health and well-being: providing a forum for discussion, sharing information and providing answers to questions people may have. We are able to offer talks and workshops about a wide variety of topics.
Although the issue is so often hidden and unexplored, there are few things in life more important than mental health. In every respect mental health impacts on all our lives- it is a very rare person who does not know sadness and anxiety, 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any one year and there is a sizeable group of people, some 2-3% of the population, whose lives are seriously affected by more severe and enduring mental health difficulties. The World Health Organisation has predicted that by 2020, depression will be the leading cause of disability in the world, and 1 in 4 people over 80 living in the UK today will develop dementia.
The Sunnybank Trust’s drama group will be exploring the concepts of joy and sorrow in a performance on 10th October at St. Barnabas Church.
Our performance is being funded by the Greggs Foundation #Greggs4Good.
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Temple Road, Epsom, KT19 8HA