Awareness Events

Facing Depression Together


An opportunity to learn about depression from a clinical, personal and pastoral perspective, and how we, as the local community, can support those living with depression and their families.

These Awareness Events are free and are open to anyone who would like to attend.  

Our next Awareness Day will be on Saturday 14th October 2017 in Guildford, at The Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XZ, 10am - 3.30pm

Our presenters in Guildford will be:















Spaces are limited to 150 people for this event and booking is essential.  Book your place through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/peertalk-facing-depression-together-awareness-day-tickets-37145617542  

To download the flier for this event, click here



The previous event included:

What is depression?

Dr Gary Sidley, a former Consultant Clinical Psychologist, gave a clinical perspective of what depression is in easy to understand terms.

State of Mind

Danny Sculthorpe, a former Rugby League Prop Forward gave a personal perspective of living with depression.

Supporting those who live with depression

Stephen Normanton gave a pastoral perspective on how communities can include and support people with mental health conditions.

Challenging stigma

A dramatic perspective from MFATS (Misery For All To See), a theatrically based organisation that raises awareness about mental health.

PeerTalk – Facing Depression Together

Rosa Trelfa, PeerTalk Director, gave an introduction to the work of PeerTalk. 


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