Thursday, October 10, 2019 (All day)

Bradford College sites including the David Hockney Building, Trinity Green and Lister Building. 

Map of main campus buildings.

Let's talk about mental healthWorld Mental Health Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against social stigma.

A number of activities will take place across Bradford College for both students and staff to participate on.

A summary of some of the activities taking place are listed below. 

Further activities for staff are available to view via the staff intranet.



Activities for students and staff


Exhibition space

Information about mental health and busting stigmas around the subject.
There will also be a range of external organisations to offer advice and support on various issues.

Ground floor, DHBAll day

Mental Health Café

Staff and students are welcome to pop-along for a drink and opportunity to talk about mental health.
Popping along you can also find out about Mental Health First Aid Training, and how you can sign up for this course

The Grove, ground floor, DHB



HARA Rock Band

Live music with positive messages followed by a talk on mental health.

Dance Studio, Lister Building10.30am - 11.30am

Stress busting activities

  • Board games
  • Bulb planting
  • Colouring
Student services, ground floor, DHB

11.30am - 12.30pm
1.30pm - 2.30pm
3.00pm - 4.00pm

Video screening

The Black Dog of Depression followed by discussion.

Student Services, ground floor, DHB

11.00am - 11.30am
1.00pm - 1.30pm
2.30pm - 3.00pm
Please book to attend

Arts & Crafts

Creating posters and crafts with a mental health and wellbeing theme


Student Services, ground floor, DHB

11.30am - 12.30pm
1.30pm - 2.30pm
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Please book to attend

Wellness Waterfall

Students and staff are encouraged to come along and add a worry, concern or stress (via ribbons, pins, notes etc.) to help let them flow away.
 Outside the Michelle Sutton lecture theatre, ground floor, DHB Drop-by

Silver Trees

Letting go of worries and stress means replacing them with hopes, dreams and positive affirmations.
Students and staff are invited to add their hopes, ambitions and positivity to The Silver Tree.

 Ground floor, Trinity Green Drop-by