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Manchester Geek Mental Help Week 2016

October 06, 2016

Manchester Geek Mental Help Week 2016


October 06, 2016


  1. 3rd-9th October 2016 http://geekmentalhelp.com/

  2. Code of conduct We follow the Manchester Girl Geeks Code

    of Conduct. https://manchestergirlgeeks.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/code-of-conduct.pdf Please take a read and contact either Mike Bell or Gem Hill if you want to talk about anything. We want this to be a safe space for everyone.
  3. Speakers/Agenda 6:45: Intro 7:00: Gem, Inner Pod 7:30: Open floor

    Short break 8:00: Mike - An anxious look at anxiety. 8:40: Thrivo End
  4. Lightning Talks/Open floor 5-10 minutes about any mental health topic.

    No pressure No slides needed No prep needed!
  5. Get involved! Anyone can contribute! The site (http://geekmentalhelp.com/) is on

    GitHub pages, so you can submit a Pull Request* * Go to bit.ly/contributeGMH for easy instructions if you've never done it before!
  6. Girl Geek Tea Party Sunday October 9th, Manchester Girl Geeks

    are hosting a Girl Geek Tea Party. Topics include: • How apps can manage mental health • A workshop on 30 days of happiness • How mental health impacts physical health and vice versa • Talks on sleep, suicide, and more
  7. Thanks! Speakers Autotrader You!

  8. Open Floor

  9. How do you help other people with a mental health

  10. What is a mental health issue? • What is not?

    • Is stress a mh issue?
  11. Should you tell employees/employers? To disclose or not to disclose?

    What do you do if you issue affects your career progression?
  12. How do you ask for help without feeling like you’re

    showing weakness? And like I planned it… How do MH issues affect family and relationships?