World Mental Health Awareness Day Pop-Up Shop in the Newlands Centre

Published: Wednesday, 4th October 2017

A great day to show your support for better mental health.

Kettering Futures Partnership is holding a Pop-Up Shop in the Newlands Shopping Centre at the Gold Street entrance, to publicise mental health and wellbeing.

The event will be open from 10am until 4pm on Tuesday 10th October, with a Workplace Wellbeing theme.

So, whether you’re an individual looking to boost your own well-being, or an employer seeking advice on supporting your staff, the Pop-Up Shop will offer a range of ways to help.

Local organisations, such as Kettering Mind, Credit Union, CAB, British Red Cross, Groundwork, First for Wellbeing, Talent Match, and more will be present on the day to offer advice.

Kettering Futures Partnership is made up of numerous organisations that are working across the Kettering Borough to improve quality of life. 

Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but Tuesday 10th October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and personal wellbeing.

Councillor Mark Rowley, Kettering Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Housing, Communications and Youth, said: “World Mental Health Awareness Day is hugely beneficial for those seeking help or advice regarding any mental health concerns they may have. I am extremely pleased that the Kettering Futures Partnership and local organisations, such as Kettering Mind, who are one of the largest mental health charities in Northamptonshire, are making this facility available to offer their professional help.”

Julie Trahern, Head of Customer Services at Kettering Borough Council, said: “Poor mental health can affect residents in many different ways, it is events like this that positively contribute to individuals and their families suffering by offering help and guidance that is specifically tailored to each individual in need.”

Kettering Futures Partnership:

Kettering Futures Partnership is currently made up of 64 organisations that work together towards the same goal - ‘Applying Shared Values for our Customers’.

The Partnership was started in November 2014 when financial pressures were affecting our customers even more deeply.

Our customer need for help and guidance was greater than ever and it was even more important that we worked together to improve the help and advice we give to our most vulnerable, within the Borough of Kettering.

Collaboratively we are better placed to ensure that our customers have a better customer experience and with improved and quicker outcomes.