Mental Health and Me (Talbot Campus), Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Thursday, 07. March 2019

Event Date: 7 March 2019
Time: 11.00 - 12.00
Speaker: Georgia Dodsworth
In England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (such as anxiety and depression) in any given week, and ******* is the leading cause of death among men and women aged 20-34.
Georgia is in that 1 in 6 people, and she is boldly going to share her lived experience.
Georgia will talk about:
-          Lived experience of Childhood Trauma, Depression, Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorder.
-          Being a black woman navigating the mental health system.
-          Recovery and healing as no linear journey.
-          Balancing university, work, social life, relationships and how this can impact on mental health.
-          Practical self-care strategies to students and staff of how to maintain a healthy mental health.
-          Where to seek support with your mental health, and how to tackle the stigma.
Followed by a chance for you to ask your burning questions!
The talk is part of University Mental Health Day and International Women's Day 2019.

Speaker Biography
Georgia is 21 years old, from London. She is a writer, creative producer, Mental Health and Body Positivity Activist, and founder of World of Self-Care.
She is also a final year undergraduate student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying Performance and Creative Enterprise.
Georgia uses her lived experiences of Depression, Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) to educate, inspire and to fight stigma, with hope to challenge and create change.
She also facilitates self-care workshops and talks, and has worked with several universities, organisations and charities such as UAL, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Women of the World, Red Bull, and the Diana Award.

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