Borderline Arts 8 hour Artathon

Eight Hour Artathon to Tackle Mental Health Stigma Nine artists are doing an all-nighter to make art for 8-hours straight… “This Saturday 24th October, while you’ll all be tucked up in your beds, 9 of us are giving up our lovely warm beds for a night to spend 8 hours solid (overnight) creating art to…

Anxiety Arts Festival 2014

Barbican, South London Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Freud Museum, Wigmore Hall, Dulwich Picture Gallery… Visual art, music, dance, theatre and film “Anxiety Arts Festival 2014 is a London-wide festival that explores the way anxiety and art interact. From the sense of unease created by a Hitchcock film, to new commissions in music by Jocelyn Pook…

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY TO REDUCE STIGMA SURROUNDING MENTAL ILLNESS When: 2.30 – 4.30pm on Saturday 29th March /Where: Friends Meeting House, St Helens Street, Derby, DE1 3GY. Cost: £2 for a child, and £4 for an adult To get your tickets, email admin@borderlineart.co.uk or just turn up on the day! There’s an expression “as mad as a…

A call for mental health activists

WEGO Health are looking for contributors… “My name is Susan and I head up the WEGO Health Activist Network – a place where bloggers, tweeters, and facebook leaders come together to share information, learn from one another, and find tools to further their advocacy within the online health community. As you may know, May is…

Adolf Wölfli on World Mental Health Day

It’s World Mental Health Day, a day celebrated to raise awareness to end the stigma of mental health disorders and difficulties. On a day like today, I don’t want to spaff on about campaigns and statistics or what WMHD means to me. I’m going to use it as a means to tag this post, so…