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Help in a crisis
The Big Carers Forum - Norwich
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From: 10:00
To: 17:00

The City Academy
Blue Bell Road

How to get there:

For more information contact:

Howard Tidman
07899 846981

Tiffany Cecchini 
01603 421370  

​A forum for those caring for someone with mental illness. The event is free - with no need to book. All welcome!

  • Talks by health professionals, service users and others

  • Stalls from departments within the mental health Trust and voluntary sector agencies

    CAP including carers council
    NCC Social Care
    Suffolk Family Carers
    Crossroads East Anglia
    Wellbeing Service
    Norfolk Recovery Partnership
    IMROC/Peer support
    Red Cross
    Admiral Nurses
    Norfolk Carers Support
    Young Adult Carers
    Equal Lives

  • Free first aid training for carers by the Red Cross
  • Free holistic therapies and nail bar from:

    Natural Healing Arts
    Kitt Adams
    Claire Barker

  • Lunch and refreshments provided


The complete speaker agenda is:

10.00 to 10.15Official opening:
Lady Dannatt
High Sheriff of Norfolk
10.15 to 11.15Debate:
Is psychiatric diagnosis a good thing?

Dr Jones v. Dr Walden
11.15 to 12.00Living with a personality disorder:
Annette & Roger
12.00 to 12.45Spirit release in clinical psychiatry. What can we learn ?  
Dr Sanderson
12.45 to 13.15Lunch
13.15 to 14.00The Triangle of Care: Ruth Hannan, Carers Trust
14.00 to 14.45Psychosis:
Dr Pandey
14.45 to 15.30Getting the best from your mental health medication:
Prof. Steve Bazire MBE
15.30 to 16.15Breaking Down is waking up:
Dr Russell Razzaque
16.15 to 16.45CBT for Self harm: Johnathan Clitheroe
16.45 to 17.00Close