Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

At Aberystwyth University, we are committed to providing a supportive and compassionate working environment for all our staff.

As part of this commitment, we are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place from Monday 13 - Friday 17 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image - how we think and feel about our bodies. 

Event Title  Time and date Venue Description Provider How to Book Who for For more info 
Relaxation Session    12.15pm 13/05/2019 TBC    Rachel Hubbard, Sports Centre  Please write to Ruth Fowler ruf@aber.ac.uk to book on  Staff and Students  Contact Ruth Fowler ruf@aber.ac.uk 
If looks could Kill: the social aspect of body image and how we might use that to build resilience    11:30am 15/05/2019 D54 Hugh Owen This talk outlines our cultural context that makes body image so important to so many people. The talk finishes with the design of a current study funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research council that explores how these ideas might be applied as a large scale intervention Dr Sarah Riley, Psychology  No need to book Staff and students  Contact Ruth Fowler ruf@aber.ac.uk