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Manchester Geek Mental Help Week 2016

mikebell
October 06, 2016
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Manchester Geek Mental Help Week 2016

mikebell

October 06, 2016
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  1. 3rd-9th October 2016
    http://geekmentalhelp.com/

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  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.

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  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

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  4. Lightning Talks/Open floor
    5-10 minutes about any mental health topic.
    No pressure
    No slides needed
    No prep needed!

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  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!

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  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

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  7. Thanks!
    Speakers
    Autotrader
    You!

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  8. How do you help other people with a mental health issue

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  9. What is a mental health issue?
    ● What is not?
    ● Is stress a mh issue?

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  10. Should you tell employees/employers?
    To disclose or not to disclose?
    What do you do if you issue affects your career progression?

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  11. 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?

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