October 10, 2013

World Mental Health Day, let's talk about mental healthAs mental health continues to make the headlines, some of the most influential figures and organisations in politics and finance are joining forces with Time to Change and taking part in a number of activities to mark World Mental Health Day 2013.

Find out more about some of the activities we're taking part in today.

We'll update this page with a selection of the latest photos, and news, quotes, events and tweets happening on to celebrate World Mental Health day.

Latest news, photos, quotes, events and tweets:

Norman Lamb at parliamentary reception

Andy Burnham signs mental health pledge

NUS World Mental Health Day event

Rafiki project

Tower Hamlets Homes make mental health pledges

Berkshire event

University of Grenwich, World Mental Health Day

Nick Clegg signs mental health pledge

Norman Lamb

Nick Clegg at mental health event

Organisational pledge

Houses of Parliament

Sussex University Student's Union are holding a well-being tree in Library Square, free drop-in yoga sessions in the Meeting House from 12 noon-2pm and an online mental health photography competition.

The Multimedia Arts Project will be holding a public event at St Pauls Crossing in Walsall, WS1 3ER. The event will be an awareness raising event as part of World Mental Health day, the vent will use music and film to attract audiences as well as carrying out questionnaires.

I pledge to talk about my depression

Time to Talk tattoos

Exeter's World Mental Health Day, 10am-5pm - a day of fun and festivities in which we will celebrate Exeter’s World Mental Health Day. There will be a veritable extravaganza of stalls, workshops, arts and crafts classes and live music. Everyone is welcome and it's all for free! - find out more >>

Anxiety Arts festival London taster event, 2-4pm (closed event). This event is being held at Brixton prison. The event will tackle mental health stigma and discrimination in the prison.

Bananas Art Group in Sutton

Music Group, Soundwaves in Cambridgeshire are holding a special rockaoke night on 11th Oct and are asking people to come and perform

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