Category Archives: Human Library

Good Mental Health Coop hits QA Hospital

We were delighted to be invited to two events at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth recently. First we took part in a staff wellbeing event to mark World Health Day, and had a very busy day talking to a wide … Continue reading

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Seeking more inspirational volunteers for Human Library

Interested in challenging stigma and discrimination? Come along to our Human Library training event on Saturday 11 February at 1.30pm. The Human Library is an international equalities movement which promotes positive social change in over 60 countries. At a Human … Continue reading

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Human Library training in Southampton

After our successful interventions at the Mental Wealth Festival in London (see previous post), we wanted to highlight the next Human Library training day at the University of Southampton on Saturday 15 October from 1 – 4pm. The Human Library … Continue reading

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Mental Wealth Festival 2016

This year the Good Mental Health Cooperative is taking part in the ground breaking Mental Wealth Festival in London from 13 – 15 September. Speakers include Ruby Wax, Alistair Campbell and Hugh Grant, and a host of inspiring talks, events … Continue reading

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Three awesome events coming up soon

Saturday 16 April: Join us for a Human Library training workshop from 1.30 – 4.30pm. Click here for more information

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Human Library training – Sat April 16th

The Human Library is an international equalities movement which promotes positive social change in over 60 countries. At a Human Library ‘Books’ are people, and reading is a conversation. Human Books are volunteers who share personal experience to challenge prejudice, … Continue reading

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Lived Experience Conference in Southampton

On Thursday 25 February, the Health Sciences Faculty at the University of Southampton is hosting a day long conference organised by their Lived Experience Reference Group. Although this is primarily for students studying to become healthcare professionals, the conference is … Continue reading

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Human Books on Loan

University of Southampton welcomed the Human Library as part of it’s Health and Wellbeing Week in November. Located in the Medical Education foyer, a steady stream of interested readers joined us to challenge stigma and discrimination one conversation at a … Continue reading

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