OpenMinds

Queen Mary, University Of London (QMUL)

About OpenMinds
Welcome to OpenMinds! We are a volunteering society open to students who have an interest in mental health awareness and education.OpenMinds is a student-led intervention, providing mental health education to school students by training university students to deliver workshops in local schools.To volunteer with us fill in our google form: https://forms.gle/DkpJ7Xne6fbnHCes5 We aim to:- To provide university and school students with mental health education to improve mental health treatment-seeking behaviours.- To reduce stigma associated with mental illness by enhancing knowledge and positively influencing attitudes and behaviours in university and school students.- Promote awareness of mental illness in school and university students, and support leadership among the student body.- Recognise signs of mental illness in themselves, family and friends.- Provide students with key information about where to get help.- Improve understanding of mental health as an essential component of overall well-being.- Challenge negative stereotypes of people with mental health issues.2020/21 Committee:President - Sufia RuhomaunVice President - Beth DaviesTreasurer - Tuesday McKendrickSchools Coordinator - Samson WoodleySecretary - Caitriona Kealy
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