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Open Invitation - Strategic VASP meeting Theme... Let's Talk About Women's Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk helping statutory and voluntary services to share information and connect! Featuring our 'This girl can' ambassadors. 13th December 2021, 10.00 - 12.30

Contact
Chelsee Speller / info@activesuffolk.org / 01394444605

Open Invitation - Strategic VASP meeting

Open Invitation - Strategic VASP meeting

Theme... Let's Talk About Women's Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk
helping statutory and voluntary services to share information and connect!

13th December 2021, 10.00 - 12.30

This is open to everyone, to join please follow the link below:

Join conversation (microsoft.com)

1. Welcome, introductions & apologies (5 minutes) - Gill Jones (Chair)

2. Notes from 20th September 2021 Strategic VASP meeting .. matters arising (5 mins)

3. Caroline Woodger - Snr. Occupational Therapist and Helen Jackson - Perinatal Nurse Specialist
Suffolk Community Perinatal Mental Health Team (10 mins)
E-mail: caroline.woodger@nsft.nhs.uk
Wellbeing Service's newsletter for women - November 2020: https://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk/suffolk/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/11/Womens-Wellbeing.pdf (perinatal & maternal mental health - foot of p.15 and p.16)

4. Debbie Watson - Wednesday's Child
Living with an eating disorder, help and support. (10 mins)
Website: https://wednesdayschild.co.uk/
E-mail: debbie@wednesdayschild.co.uk

5. The This Girl Can Ambassadors - introduced by Shan Bendall
Welcoming... Sue Tetley, Sophie Bell, Abby Close and Lucy Heeney
The This Girl Can ambassadors are from a variety of backgrounds, of different ages and with different interests, they support the This Girl Can campaign locally in Suffolk by telling their own stories about how they have fitted exercise into their busy lives, the barriers that they have faced and the positive impact that exercise has had on their life. (20 mins)
Website: https://www.activesuffolk.org/ambassadors
E-mail: shan.bendall@eastsuffolk.gov.uk
E-mail: Laura.Beale@acleisure.com

6. Emily Barclay - Perimenopause Hub
Women's journeys through the menopause. (10 mins)
Website: https://perimenopausehub.com
E-mail: info@perimenopausehub.com

7. Shingi Benyu - BME Suffolk Support Group
How the BME SSG is helping African women and women from all other cultures. (10 mins)
Website: http://www.bmesuffolk.org
E-mail: shingi.bmessg@gmail.com

8. Linda Hoggarth - Suffolk Coastal Disability Forum Chair
Let's talk about wellbeing issues experienced by women with physical disabilities... (10 mins)
Website: http://www.disabilityforumsuffolk.onesuffolk.net
E-mail: Linda.Hoggarth@avenuesgroup.org.uk

9. Bal Kaur - Dynamics of Domestic/Honour Abuse, Mental Health and Substance Misuse/Addiction. (15 mins)
Website: http://www.bkhtraining.co.uk
E-mail: info@bkhtraining.co.uk

10. Suffolk VASP co-ordinator update – Simon King (10 mins)
VASP website; https://www.suffolkvasp.co.uk
SMHF webpages; https://healthwatchsuffolk.co.uk/smhf/
E-mail; simon.king@healthwatchsuffolk.co.uk

11. Updates from service providers and locality VASPs, around the room (40 minutes)
May like to include:
- how your group/service is adapting in view of Covid19
- successes
- challenges
- issues or concerns you have looking forwards

12. AOB (5 minutes).

Date and time of the next Strategic VASP meeting;
Monday 14th March 2022, 10 - 12.00 (MS Teams)
Theme: Let's Talk About Men's Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk.