In this section of the website you can find out about a range of events and news taking place around the Trust and in our local communities. If you have an event you would like us to advertise please get in touch: e-mail or phone Carol Stevenson on 020 3228 2441

Date and Time   Event details   Contact information

Wednesday 24 May

Keeping Safe & Well event
Current or recent past service users are welcome. This event will be co-facilitated by the Estia Centre and the Mental Health Learning Disabilities Community Team, along with service users, who have learning disabilities.
To book a place please contact or contact me on 020 3228 9742

ORTUS Maudsley Learning Centre, 82-96 Grove Lane, Camberwell, London SE5 8SN

Wednesday 24 May, 6 to 8pm (Food served promptly at 6pm)

Southwark Healthwatch New Priorities launch event
Come along and find out what we will be working on and contribute to our plans:
How easy is it for you to get an appointment with your GP?
Are you a carer?
Do you have experience of hospital discharge?
Do you know someone who has had a mental health crisis?
This event is free and open to everyone, but please book your ticket here 
E-mail or call 020 7358 7005.

Wednesday 24 May, 6 to 8pm (Food served promptly at 6pm)

Thursday 25 May, 12.30 to 2pm

Members' Seminar: The Stolen Years
Reducing the Mortality Gap.
Dr Fiona Gaughran, MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPsych, Lead Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of R&D at SLaM and Reader in Psychopharmacology and Physical Health, at the IoPPN, Kings College London, will be talking about the disparity in life expectancy for people with and without mental health issues, and how we can address it.
This is a free talk for members of SLaM, lunch is provided.
Please book your ticket here.

ORTUS Maudsley Learning Centre, 82-96 Grove Lane, Camberwell, London SE5 8SN

Thursday 25 May, 1.30pm

Join the Conversation
Mental health carers forum
For more information please contact Katrina 020 8699 8686 or

Carers Lewisham, Waldram Place, Forest Hill, SE23 2LB

Saturday 27 May, 2pm 

Celebrity Culture
Create your own celebrity portrait inspired by our colourful temporary exhibition, Stanley Lench. If you have one you can bring an image of your fave celeb, or use one from our own stock.
Register here.

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX 

Tuesday, 30 May, 3 to 4.30pm

The Cultural Institute at King’s are delighted to invite SLaM staff and students to a read-through of ‘WAKE’, a one-man play written and directed by Alex Froom
The play deals with childhood trauma and how it may affect adult-life mental health. A discussion will take place, after the performance, led by Dr Helen Fisher.
For tickets, please e-mail

Small Lecture Theatre, First Floor, Main Building, IoPPN, De Crespigny Park SE5 8AF

Wednesday 31 May, 12.30

Mindfulness in Nature - movement walkshop
Woodland Trust and the Museum of Walking are running a mindfulness walkshop with Mel Sutton in Ruskin Park.
Trees are the lungs of our cities helping to absorb pollution and purify our air. On this walking creative production you will experience your breath and how to use breathing to connect to your senses, learning to calm the mind and focus the brain. Feel the mind-body connection as you walk through trees.
It is free lunchtime event but pre-booking is necessary.

Ruskin Park SE5 8EL

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