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Shropshire Chamber of Commerce: Men’s Wellbeing and Mental Health event
November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Businesses from across Shropshire are invited to attend our virtual International Men’s Day event which will offer an array of speakers, each bringing something different to the room.
This event is aimed at celebrating achievements, highlighting men’s wellbeing and mental health and offering employer guidance.
Bookings are open to all
We will be joined by;
Mark Brookes – The ManKind Initiative
Mark will be giving an overview of International Men’s Day and talking about male victims of domestic abuse
James will be sharing his personal experience over the years with Mental Health
Alan Adams – Horizons Consultants
Alan S Adams an award-winning business coach, success psychologist and former submariner will talk about how we can rethink change, and recognise that – even when life throws us curve balls – it may very well lead us to better things. After all, a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor! Through his own life journey he’ll share how it was his lowest moments that were the most pivotal, and how without them, he’d have missed his real calling.
Darren Edwards – Achieving the Impossible – Five Injured Veterans Tackle ‘World First’ Expedition
On the 19th June 2021, a team of five injured/wounded military veterans took on the epic ‘world first’ challenge of becoming the first team to kayak from Land’s End to John O’ Groats – a journey of over 1,400 kilometres across some of Europe’s most challenging coastal waters. Many referred to the challenge as an impossible undertaking for a team of novice sea kayakers, let alone for a team with several disabilities and injuries. Would they achieve an incredible world first?
This is their story…