World Mental Health Day at the ORTUS

The Maudsley Charity presents a day of activities to mark World Mental Health Day. The day is open to everyone: patients, staff and our local community.

Drop-ins are welcome, but to reserve your ticket and find out more details please visit Eventbrite.


11am – 4pm, Pilowsky, Drop-In

Activities will run throughout the day, including the opportunity to take part in a banner-making art workshop with the Bethlem Gallery, historical object handling by Bethlem Museum and taster sessions provided by the Recovery College. All sessions are free and drop-ins unless stated otherwise, but please reserve your place with the ticket link above.


11am – 4pm, Mezzanine, Drop-In

A wide range of Charity-funded projects will be on hand to talk about their work, sharing good practice and providing advice and information. This will include: Mind and Body (King’s Health Partners), The Alchemy Project, Bethlem Royal Hospital Occupational Therapy, Cannabis Clinic, Healthlocker (SLaM), Re-Instate, Digi-Inclusion (SLaM), Mind and Soul Choir and The HYPE Project (HERON) among others.


11am – 4pm, Connect, Drop-In

Films playing throughout the day include: Animated Stories of Postnatal Depression; Animated Minds; Walk This Way; Creative Madness in Song; Dementia Monologues; Brixton Reel; Mind the Gap: 17-25

4 – 5pm: Suicide Prevention strategy launch

5.15 – 7.30pm: Irene’s Ghost film screening and panel discussion, Ticketed