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Daytime Schedule

See the schedule of events for It's Mental Live 2024, Friday 1st March at Bolton Wanderers Toughsheet Community Stadium. 

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Morning Sessions

Wellbeing in Work

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Positive Culture

Main Stage Yellow

 Hosted by Mick Coyle

10am - Creating a Positive Culture

Special Guests:

Sharon Brittain - Chairman Bolton Wanderers Football Club

Neil Hart - CEO Bolton Wanderers Football Club

Phil Mason - CEO Bolton Wanderers in the Community

Stephen Robinson - CEO Its Mental

11am- Football Untold

Special Guests:

Simon Howarth - Ex Professional Footballer

Colin Hendry - Ex-Pro Footballer BRFC, MCFC, BWFC, Rangers & Captain of Scotland

Ian Evatt - Manager Bolton Wanderers Football Club

12pm - Where's Your Head At?

Special Guests:

Natasha Devon MBE is a writer, campaigner and pundit 

Derek Beaumont - Owner Leigh Leopards

Phil Jones - CEO of Brother


 Wellbeing by Profession

Main Stage Red

 Hosted by Mark Jones

10am - Blue Light Wellbeing

Special Guests:

Deputy Chief Executive Salman Desai KAM / NWAS

Tom Hall GM Police

Julia Morrison Employee Relations and Wellbeing  Manager - Greater Manchester Fire Service 

11am - Professional Sector Wellbeing

Special Guests:

Jenna Atkinson Harrison Drury LLP

Dentistry Special Guest

Richard Few CEO Sales Geek

12pm - Construction Wellbeing

Special Guests:

Carl Wales - Papyrus Charity

Seddons - Special Guest

Ross McWilliam - The Man Who Changed a Million Lives

 Workplace Challenges 

Main Stage Green

 Hosted by Rebecca Jane

10am - Midlife Challenges

Special Guests:

Natasha Jones - Director Effective Law Group & Author of The Mandemic

Dr Bev Matta - Bolton GP Federation

Sally Bolton - Menopause Workplace Coach from It's Mental

11am - Employee Engagement

Special Guests:

Adel Houten - Director of Health Perks

Stephen Robinson - CEO of It's Mental

Bryan Jones Dean of School - School of Health, Social work and Sport


12pm -The Invisible Illnesses

Special Guests:

Victoria Danson - Founder of Crohn’s & Colitis Support Group Lancashire

Elliot Evans - Founder / Director of Chronic Edge

David Dunwell - CEO of Lancashire Mind Charity

Live Lunch

How do you manage Your Wellbeing?

1pm to 2pm

With special Guests Carrie Carlisle and Ferne McCann

Hosted by Radio1 DJ Vicky Hawkesworth

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Afternoon Sessions

Wellbeing in You

Main Stage Yellow

Hosted by Rebecca Jane

2pm - Financial Wellbeing

Managing Finances to gain a return on your Wellbeing

Special Guests:

Amber River - True Bearing 

Rob Skilling - Financial Wellbeing Advisor from St James Place

Andrew Roland - Chartered Financial Planner

3pm - Holistic Health

Special Guests:

Jackie Winters - Founder of BCHA

Paula Fearn - Owner of Pharmacy for the Mind

Rachael Earing - Live 4 Energy

4pm - Food is your Medicine

Special Guests:

Declan Doyle - Behavioural and Nutrition Coach from Its Mental

Michael Wakeman - MRPharms - Holland and Barrett

Colin Unsworth - Forest Horizons

Main Stage Red

Hosted by Mick Coyle

2pm - Neuro Diversity

Special Guests:

Lee Chambers - Making Allyship Happen - Gender Equity and Menopause Advocate - Keynote Speaker

Sam Pywell - Mental Health Research & Knowledge Exchange Lead from UCLan

Dr Deborah Cameron Flitcroft - Director of Arise Educational Psychology

3pm - Physical Health

Special Guests: 

April Ann Melia - Course lead for BScc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise Science from UCLan

Josh Costello - JD Gyms

Special Guest - TBC

4pm - Counselling Confusion

Special Guests:

Niomi Wilkinson - Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Senior Lecturer at UCLAN

Jane SilverPsychotherapist

Jessica Purnell - Person Centred Counsellor

Main Stage Green

Hosted by Richard Askam

2pm - Positive Coaching

Confidence & Self Belief = Positive Mindset

Special Guests:

Sam Jalloh - International Tennis Coach, BBC Inspirations Awards Winner 2020, Story Teller, Motivational Speaker & Mental & Physical Coach.

Danny Simpson - CEO MID Communications Limited

Gemma Sanchez - Director of Grow Your Mindset

3pm -  Sports & Activities

Special Guests:

Clarke Carlisle - Ex Professional Footballer and PFA Chairman

Sam Peters - Author "Concussed Sports Uncomfortable Truth"

Zee Jogi Founder/Director of ZD Defence & 2x World Guinness Record Holder

4pm - Social Prescribing

What is Social Prescribing? How can this benefit me?

Abi Charnley Social Prescribing Lead from Its Mental

Dave Stott - Head of Volunteering & Safeguarding Royal Voluntary Service

Jamie Agar - Operations Manager from Keep Bolton Moving

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Wellbeing Zone Schedules

Additional Zone Schedules coming soon

Sports & Activities

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Holistic Health Zone Schedule

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Mindful Zone Schedule

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Positive Coaching Schedule

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Veterans Retreat Schedule

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