Mental Health Policy in Higher Education

3:00pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday 26th February 2020
Type: Seminar / Category: Department
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Danny Bowman is a prominent campaigner for mental health and is the Head of Campaigns for Parliament Street.

We are delighted to host Danny Bowman and Ben Brittain, who will be talking about challenges faced in relation to taking care of our mental health in University and the impact of higher education policy.

Danny has spoken internationally about his own mental health problems in the media, such as Sky News, BBC Newsbeat, Good Morning Britain, This Morning, Channel Four, Fox News, LBC and has also featured in The Times and Huffington Post. He has also spoken at the Public Policy Exchange.

Ben will be joining us to talk about the challenges of working with local and national government in relation to mental health, and also the challenges faced by running a charity. Ben is also Director of 'Better Pathways' based in the West Midlands.

The event is open to all students and staff in the Department of Politics at the University of Liverpool. Dr David Jeffery will be Chairing the Q&A event.