National action for better mental health: webinars
Nine digital events focused on sharing knowledge and tuning into the latest thinking around prevention planning for better mental health. In addition, the webinars provide an in-depth look at the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health’s five priority areas for supporting local action to help achieve effective prevention planning arrangements.
You can watch the full webinars, along with 90 second highlights videos below.
The first webinar in the series introduced the programme of work and what’s to come throughout the series.
Webinar 2: Partnership and alignment
Victoria Bleazard, Mental Health and Social Inclusion Programme Manager at Bristol City Council, and Dr Tamara Djuretic, Assistant Director of Public Health at Haringey Council, joined us to share experiences in their local areas.
Webinar 3: Needs and assets assessment
Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive at the Centre for Mental Health, joined us to share learning on the effective use of data and intelligence.
Webinar 4: Defining success outcomes
James Noble from the New Philanthropy Capital and Jessica Mookherjee from Kent County Council joined us to share their expertise.
Webinar 5: Leadership and accountability
Councillor Andrew Gordon from Basildon Borough Council and Duncan Cooper from Wakefield Council joined us to share their expertise.
Webinar 6: Role of the voluntary sector
To provide space to incorporate learning and ideas from face-to-face and digital events in the series, the focus of this webinar was decided by viewers. Councillor Jonathan Slater from Lewisham joined us to share his views.
Webinar 7: Role of the ‘blue lights’ services
To provide space to incorporate learning and ideas from face-to-face and digital events in the series, the specific focus of this webinar decides by viewers, who chose the ‘blue lights’ services.
We were delighted to be joined by Mark Doherty from Cleveland Police to share their work to encourage better mental health among the workforce.
Webinar 8: Translating need into deliverable commitments
In this event, with Jim McManus and Christina Gray, we focused on the third of five priority areas for supporting local action to help achieve effective prevention planning arrangements.
Webinar 9: Reflections and learning
In the final digital learning event we reflected on the series as a whole and the learning that can be taken forward. We were joined by Andy Bell from the Centre for Mental Health and public health consultant Corinne Harvey.