We aim to campaign for and raise awareness of mental health issues on campus. We want to get students talking about such issues and reduce the stigma that usually revolves around them. We do this by getting students involved in national, local and campus-sized campaigns and events.
We have strong links with Plymouth Mind, Psysoc and the mental health workers on campus. We have also collaborated with other societies in the past such as LGBT+.
We are proud to have won 'Best Newcomer' at the Society and Activities Awards 2016.
Joining the society means you can attend our socials and get involved by volunteering at fundraising opportunities (which looks great on a CV!) and other events.
These will be decided throughout the year, varying between nights out and nights in! We will be putting in an effort to create sober events as we understand that non-sober events aren't for everyone.
We will also be running fortnightly coffee mornings on campus, keep an eye on our Facebook/Instagram/Twitter pages for details.
Our events are usually themed depending on what's going on in the world of mental health fundraising! These could include national campaigns (e.g. University Mental Health Awareness Day) to smaller events such as our stress busting Christmas Care Package event. We also have a few ideas in the works including a polar bear plunge, animal petting, and cocktail making.
Our first event of the year is our Best Night In on 30th September in collaboration with the Disney Society, so please like our Facebook page for more details!
Funding raising and volunteering
We fundraise for the Student Minds charity, as well as other mental health charities. So keep an eye on our socila media for more details.