Awareness Day's


10 October - World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is held each year on 10 October. It’s an annual awareness raising event organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

10 September - 10 October Sefton in Mind

30 Days of Sefton in Mind is a new campaign to help support Sefton residents with their mental health

10 September - World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is held each year on 10 September. It's an annual awareness raising event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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12 - 18 June Men's Health Week

Men’s Health Week 2017, which runs from June 12 to 18, is all about raising awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys, as well as to encouraging early detection and treatment.

14 - 20 May - Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness Week (14th - 20th May 2017) supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, is all about uniting against dementia through raising awareness, offering help and understanding, improving care and working towards finding a cure.

12 May - International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale who is widely considered to be the founder of modern nursing.

May 2017 - National Walking Month

The whole of May is National Walking Month – a time to dust off your trainers or boots and take to the city streets, local parks and coastline, or head for the hills as a way to improve your health and wellbeing.

21 March - World Social Work Day

We are delighted to announce that once again it will be hosting a half-day event to mark ‘World Social Work Day 2017’.

8 March - International Women’s Day

Mersey Care’s International Women’s Day and Think Family Event on 8 March is an opportunity for participants to gain greater understanding about the work of the Trust and its partners in delivering gender sensitive and needs-met mental health, learning disability and addiction services.

6-10 March - National Apprenticeship Week

At Mersey Care we actively celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, our services, other businesses and the wider economy. Read more about the types of apprenticeship programmes we offer and the different levels of training available.