A local NHS trust is inviting people in and around Batley to a free talk offering an insight into bipolar disorder on Tuesday 15th March at the Al Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Road, Batley, WF17 7AA.
This is the third event in a series of educational talks offering an insight into common mental health problems being held by the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disability services to people in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.
Led by Dr Booya, the Trust’s medical director, the events focus on a particular condition, followed by time for questions. They are free and open to anybody, so feel free to come along with friends, colleagues or family.
There are two talks on bipolar left in the series and local people can come to whichever date or venue suits them best to hear the talk on bipolar disorder: •Tuesday 15th March 2011; Al Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Road, Batley, WF17 7AA •Wednesday 27th April 2011; Elizabethan Gallery, 45 Brook Street, Wakefield, WF1 3AE
All events begin with refreshments at 6.30pm and the talk will commence at 7pm. The event will end at 8pm.
Dr Booya, the Trust’s medical director, said, "Anyone is welcome to come along to find out a little more about an often misunderstood condition. Whether you are student at a local university or college, you know someone who suffers from bipolar disorder or you simply want to gain an insight into common mental health problems, please join us."
The second topic in the series will be dementia – with sessions being offered between June and October 2011.
To book a place at the free event call 01924 328656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that the talks are educational. If you would like to contact the Trust about an individual or service issue please call our customer services team on 0800 587 2108.
Full details of future events, including how to book a place, are available on the Trust’s website http://www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk