Mental Health Awareness Week – what’s happening in your area

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Friday 6 May 2022

Angus Council, Angus Community Planning Partnership, Angus Mental Health and Wellbeing Network, Angus Health and Social Care Partnership and Voluntary Action Angus are promoting Mental Health Awareness week (9 – 15 May) in Angus.

This year the theme is loneliness which affects millions of people across the UK.  Across the country, people will be reflecting on loneliness and how it impacts our mental health. Long-term loneliness is closely linked to mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.

We’ve organised and are promoting a variety of events throughout the week that local residents can attend to find out about support is available in Angus.

Inclusive bike sessions: ANGUSAlive

Wednesday 11 May, all day - Monikie Country Park. Please book in advance. 

NHS Tayside: Mental health discussion for staff and volunteers (online)

Wednesday 11 May, 2-3.30pm, NHS Tayside 

Bring a friend pass for gym, swim or class: ANGUSAlive

Thursday 12 May, all day - leisure and sports facilities across Angus

Blether Bus: Glen Isla and Glen Clova Projects

For women currently involved with the projects. Call 01241 465266 for information.

Music and memories: Alzheimer Scotland Digital

Friday 13 May, 2pm - contact Community Activities Organiser Rosemary Moncur on 07585 700902 or rmoncur@alzscot.org 


Arbroath


Penumbra: drop in and meet the team

Monday 9 May, 10am to 4pm - Springfield Medical Centre

Call Penumbra on 01241 873900 to find out more

Penumbra: drop in and meet the team

Monday 9 May, 11am to 1pm - Old and Abbey Church,

Call Penumbra on 01241 873900 to find out more

Voluntary Action Angus: Arbroath Bite N Blether 

Monday 9 May, 11am to 1pm - (Cuppa and a blether with VAA staff and volunteers)

Alzheimer Scotland: Art group

Tuesday 10 May, 2-3.30pm - Arbroath Dementia Resource Centre
Community Activities Organiser - Rosemary Moncur ((07585 700902 or rmoncur@alzscot.org)

Angus Carers Centre: Carer Cuppy Times

Wednesday 11 May, 1.30pm-3pm - Angus Carers Centre, Arbroath
To book your free place call 01241 439157 or listening@anguscarers.org

Alzheimer Scotland: Football memories

Wednesday 11 May, 2-3.30pm - Arbroath Dementia Resource Centre
Community Activities Organiser – Rosemary Moncur (07585 700902 or rmoncur@alzscot.org)

Alzheimer Scotland: Arbroath Walking Group

Thursday 12 May, 11am - Arbroath Dementia Resource Centre
Community Activities Organiser – Rosemary Moncur, (07585 700902 or rmoncur@alzscot.org)


Forfar

Community breakfast at the British Legion

Monday 9 May, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Well Bean Cafe

Tuesday 10 May, 12-2pm, St Johns Church Hall

Strathmore Cricket Club: coffee and get together

Tuesday 10 May, 1-3pm - Strathmore Cricket Club meeting centre
Call Strathmore Cricket Club on 01307 464289

Penumbra: drop in and meet the team

Wednesday 11 May, 9-11am - S-Mart, 25 West High Street
Call Penumbra on 01241 873900

Carer Cuppy Times: Angus Carers Centre

Thursday 12 May, 10.30-12noon - The Stag, Forfar
To book your free place 01241 439157 or listening@anguscarers.org

Alzheimer Scotland: Forfar drop-in

Thursday 12 May, 2-3,30pm - East and Old Church
Communities activities Organiser – Rosemary Moncur (07585 700902 or rmoncur@alzscot.org)

Strathmore Cricket Club: Walking group

Friday 13 May, 10-11am
Call Strathmore Cricket Club on 01307 464289

Garden party: drop in afternoon

Friday 13 May, 1.30-3.30pm - Forfar Rangers Service, beside Forfar Loch

Chatty cafe: Forfar library

Friday 13 May, 2-4pm - ANGUSalive at Forfar Library

Befriending programme launch: Voluntary Action Angus

Friday 13 May, 2-4pm - VAA, 5-7 The Cross

 


Kirriemuir

Kirrie Connections: Weekly meeting for families and loved ones of those living with dementia

Monday 9 May from 10.30am to 12noon, at Kirrie Connections 

 


Montrose

Montrose Community Trust: Walk and Talk

Monday 9 May, 1pm - leaving from Links Park Stadium, Montrose

Relaxed screening - The Northman (15)

Monday 9 May - Montrose Playhouse Cinema and Art Centre

Poppy's Community Cafe: Supporting our armed forces community

Tuesday 10 May, 9.30-12.30pm - Borrowfield Community Centre

Oasis Soup Lunches

Tuesday 10 May, 12-1.30pm - Philos Community Hub, Ferryden

Cuppa and blether with Voluntary Action Angus staff and volunteers

Tuesday 10 May, 1-3pm - VAA, Montrose Playhouse Cinema and Art Centre

Health Walk: Montrose Community Trust

Tuesday 10 May, 6.30pm - Leaving from Links Parks Stadium, Montrose

Philos Community Cafe

Wednesday 11 May, 1-3pm - Philos Community Hub, Ferryden

Recovery Night: Mandown

Wednesday 11 May, 7.30-8.30pm

Walk and Talk: Montrose Community Trust

Thursday 12 May, 10am - Leaving from Links Park Stadium

Well Bean Cafe

Thursday 12 May, 12-30pm-2pm - Mohub Community Hall

Craft and cafe

Friday 13 May, 2-4pm - Ferryden Church Hall

Penumbra: drop in and meet the team

Saturday 14 May, 11-3pm - Penumbra Montrose Playhouse Cinema and Art Centre

 


Carnoustie

Wee Wander Walking Group: Communities Team, Angus Council

Tuesday 10 May, 11.30-12.30pm - Meeting at Comrie Hall

Carnoustie Community Cafe: Communities Team, Angus Council

Tuesday 10 May, 1-3pm - Comrie Hall

Monifieth Walking Group: Communities Team, Angus Council

Thursday 12 May, 11am - Meeting point seafront

Cuppa and a blether with Voluntary Action Angus staff and volunteers

Thursday 12 May, 1-3pm, Community Cafe, Comrie Hall


Brechin

Walk and Talk: Communities Team, Angus Council

Tuesday 10 May, 10am - Leaving from The Crickety

OOTANABOOT: Brechin Walking Group

Wednesday 11 May, 1pm - Meet at the library

Voluntary Action Angus: Cuppa and a blether with staff and volunteers

Wednesday 11 May, 1-3pm - Dalhousie Day Care Centre

Coffee and chat

Thursday 12 May, 10am - Gardner Memorial Church

Tea in the Park

Friday 13 May, 10.30-1.30pm - The Crickety


Monifieth

Voluntary Action Angus: Cuppa and a blether with staff and volunteers

Tuesday 10 May, 10-12pm - Monifieth Parish Church

Monifieth Youth Cafe (secondary school children): Communities Team, Angus Council

Friday 13 May, 1.30-3.30pm - Monifieth Parish Church