Fri, 31 Jan

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Sage Gateshead

MC² - A Mini Conference on Musical Inclusion and Mental Health

Sage Gateshead presents MC², the first in a new series of mini-conferences for Music Leaders, music teachers, project workers and musicians working with children and young people that are experiencing challenging circumstances.

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MC² - A Mini Conference on Musical Inclusion and Mental Health

Time & Location

31 Jan 2020, 09:00 – 14:00

Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR, UK

About the Event

The conference will be practical in focus: workshops from Mental Health First Aid and CNTW (Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust) will demystify the language surrounding mental health, build awareness of signs and symptoms and walk through approaches to supporting young people experiencing social, emotional or mental health challenges in musical settings.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to charities including Help Musicians UK - who provide extra support for professional musicians at crucial stages of their career and Tiny Changes - set up by the family of Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison to raise awareness of children and young people's menta