Relaxing in the Library

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Thank you to all the therapists who gave up their valuable time today, providing a variety of relaxing treatments to East Cheshire staff. The selection of free 15 min taster sessions – reflexology, massage and the Alexander Technique, was very well attended.

Comments from all the ‘clients’ was very positive “Wonderful experience … very friendly”  “… great if this was available more regularly”  “… I was introduced to other areas like the fiction (titles). Hopefully I will visit again soon”
“… a lovely start to a Monday”

The therapists today were:
Diana Grant                Tracy Mills
Peter Bloch                 Gill Black

 

 

12-16th May is Mental Health Awareness Week

For one week each May, The Mental Health Foundation campaign around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week.  The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is anxiety, one of the leading causes of mental ill-health in the world.

mentalweekThe Staff Library is also supporting Mental Health Awareness Week by providing 15 minute therapies to support staff wellbeing. These will include head/foot massage, reflexology and others. These free taster sessions with qualified therapists will take place in the library on Monday 12 May, from 10am-2pm.  Everyone welcome to come along to the library and be de-stressed!  Refreshments also available along with quick guides to help you cope with anxiety, depression and related issues.

Please contact the Staff Library for further details on 01625 661362.

To support staffs mental health the Wellbeing Service has developed a ‘Wellbeing Links Library’ on Wellbeing Direct to signpost a number of useful mobile apps, video’s and websites designed to help increase physical and mental wellbeing.

For more information about Mental Health Awareness Week visit The Mental Health Foundation Website at:

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek/