Please make sure that any activities you organise are in line with local and national guidelines around COVID-19.
1. Online activities
Mental Health Fun and Facts Online Event
Organised by Champion Ridhima
Champion Ridhima organised an online event featuring everything from yoga to Bollywood dancing and conversations about mental health.
Organised by Champion Mark
Champion Mark and his fellow East Essex Champions organised an online festival for World Mental Health Day.
2. Public & outdoor activities
This activity idea lets you take a physical pledge wall into your community, where people can pledge to end mental health stigma.
Organised by Champion Deborah
This case study will help you plan a street party to challenge attitudes towards mental health
Time to Change Bucks' football match campaign
Time to Change Buckinghamshire Hub was the featured charity sponsor at the Wycombe Wanderers vs Burton Albion football match at Wycombe Wanderers Club in December. With up 5,000 people attending this was a great opportunity to get people talking about mental health and to tackle stigma.
Adam's In Your Corner activity
Organised by Champion Adam
Inspired by the In Your Corner campaign, Adam got used two stools to start conversations about mental health.
Black dog activity
Organised by Champion Elisse
Using a real black dog, Elisse discovered she could start conversations about depression.
3. Indoor activities for smaller groups
Arts and crafts activity
Art and craft activities are a great way to start conversations. People often love to get involved in making things and you can bring your experience of mental health problems in while you’re having fun together.
Everyone enjoys getting together over a cup of coffee, so it's a great way to start conversations about mental health.
Sussed conversation game
Our Sussed conversation game is a great way to start conversations in a group. You can download and print the cards or play off your phone.
Mental health myth buster quiz
This is a brief activity to get a group of people thinking about various aspects of mental health.
Use conversation cards to start conversations and introduce discussion about mental health.