Huge success for Tower Hamlets First Ever Wellbeing Forum


Huge success for Tower Hamlets First Ever Wellbeing Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended Tower Hamlets first ever Wellbeing Forum!

Spotlight x THEWS saw over 120 young people from Tower Hamlets in attendance.

A huge round of applause to the panellists:

Dr Helen Jones (Health Spot GP)

Vanessa Boachie (CEO @ Inside Out Wellbeing)

Tahmid Hussen (Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets)

Richard Simmonds (Psychological Therapies Lead)

Ife Ezeifedi ((Joint Service Lead for THEWS))

Ade Akande (Spotlight)

Ariana Alexandra Sefre (CEO @ Spoke)

The event which aimed to tackle stigma and empower and inspire young people to go out into their communities to create positive change within mental wellbeing. The event saw two sets of key note speeches and panel discussions, along with a series of workshops looking at social media, language and even teaching teachers how to better understand mental wellbeing in 2022. The event stressed the importance of mental health education for young people. A number of attendees stressed that what they’d learnt would help them to have great conversations with their peers about mental wellbeing and how to get help *