Events

Tackling the Blues holds several events per year. See below a list of events – if you’d like more information or to express interest, email us on [email protected].

Current events

End of Year Celebration Events

All our partner schools are invited to end of year celebration events at Everton in the Community and Tate Liverpool. As a partner school, you will receive an invite from your Tackling the Blues Coordinator directly. This is a great opportunity to visit Goodison Park and Tate Liverpool with your class.

We are holding a final end of year celebration event at Edge Hill University in the autumn term, more information on this event will be posted here soon!

Two Everton players with a student mentor and schoolchildren.

Past events

Mental Health Awareness Week

📅 9 – 15 May 2022

Monday           Follow the @tacklingblues Twitter feed for daily tips on managing your mental health
Attend FREE Ambassador of Hope training: Ambassadors of Hope – Edge Hill University  Click the link here at 2.30pm to join:

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TuesdayBook onto a FREE art workshop delivered by an artist from Tate Liverpool
Take part in FREE ‘Mindset’ modules: Coaching Culture – Edge Hill University  
WednesdayAttend FREE meditation in the Magnolia room (faith and reflection room) next to Forest Court Halls of Residence- weekly at 12pm- just drop in!
Read one of our student case studies who speaks to this year’s theme of loneliness and togetherness on @tacklingblues  Twitter feed
ThursdayVisit the @Tacklingblues Twitter feed to watch a school partners video on their school approach to mental health
Visit Togetherall- Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing Togetherall  
FridayFollow @tateLiverpool Twitter feed to see one of our mentors speaking to the Tate Collection around this years theme of ‘loneliness’ and ‘togetherness’
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17th May FREE Art Workshop

On Tuesday 17th May 5-7pm we held a free art workshop in the SU Bar. We worked with an artist from Tate Liverpool and all the participants to celebrate diversity, identity, mental health and feelings of empowerment.

University Mental Health Day #UniMentalHealthDay

📅 Thursday 3 March 2022 11am – 1pm

📍Hub.

Join us in the Hub on Thursday 3rd March to celebrate and highlight #UniMentalHealthDay, we will have a badge making workshop, sports challenge and free cake! See you there!

Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week

📅 7 – 13 February 2022

During Children’s Mental Health Week our Student Mentors shared several messages daily on our socials, which contained strategies for children and young people to make steps to improve their mental health literacy. We showcased partner school Leamington Primary and their whole school approach to mental health and spoke to some of their pupils and staff- read our news article to find out more.

We worked with children during the sessions to collectively create ‘Growing Together Trees’ in keeping with the theme. These trees will be on display in all three partner locations, dates to be confirmed soon.

Time to Talk Day

📅 3 February 2022

On Time to Talk Day we encouraged our students and school pupils to have conversations about mental health and effective strategies to start the conversation.

International Men’s Day

📅19 November 2021 11.30am – 2.30pm

📍 Students Union

On International Men’s Day we aimed to engage mainly male students but was open to all to encourage better relationships between all genders. During the day, we held a free comedy session, talks from ex- professional sport players and signposted to support services.