9 May

Mental Health Awareness Week activities in The City and beyond

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Below we round up all the activities from businesses taking part in The Lord Mayor's Appeal's Mental Health Awareness Week City of London Roadshow: 

Monday 15 May 

DLA Piper - Smoothie Morning: Free Smoothies to kick start the week

Royal Mail - turning HQ in Clerkenwell green and distributing 5000 ribbons to employees

Lambert Smith Hampton - hosting a keynote speaker event for all employees

Baker McKenzie - providing in-house counsellors for all employees to provide tips on managing mental health

Company of Constructors - running Mental Health First Aider courses for employees

AON - Mental Health First Aiders will host a CPD and sharing session on anxiety for all employees

TP ICAP - launch of mental health awareness toolkit for all employees

Tuesday 16 May

TP ICAP - hosting sound baths and free spinal health checks (body position can increase stress) for all employees

DAWN (Disability, ability, well-being network) - coffee and chat session on anxiety from 3.30-5pm for all employees

DLA Piper - Unmind Seminar - Face your fears: How to break the anxiety cycle

Wednesday 17 May 

DLA Piper - Yoga at Lunch by Virgin Active

Lambert Smith Hampton - hosting 'Wellness Wednesday' including MHFA'er-guided 30-minute walks for all employees

Eden Tree Investments - Hosting an 11am coffee session for all employees

Dragon Cafe - hosting a Mental Health Awareness Week event from 12-8.30pm (open to all)

The City of London Corporation - hosting a networking breakfast and panel discussion from 8-10am

Thursday 18 May 

City University - student wellbeing day including afternoon panel discussion & Q&A session with speakers from MQ Mental Health Research and National Numeracy

James' Place - open day from 10am-12pm

DLA Piper - Mindfulness with a Monk – in person session

Lambert Smith Hampton - hosting including MHFA'er-guided "tea and talk" sessions for all employees

TP ICAP - hosting a live webinar in partnership with Tender called 'supporting young people to build healthy relationships'

Friday 19 May 

DLA Piper - Webinar: A Monk’s Methodology - How to PAUSE; hosted by Jon Hayes


TPI CAP - interview with Nicholas Bunney, a TPI CAP colleague, about his journey into developing a mental health condition, recognising he needed help and writing a self help book to try and support others on 22nd May

TPI CAP - webinar with EAP partners OneBright looking at Anxiety awareness

For more on mental health awareness register for the This is Me hub here

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