Mental Health | Cambridge Union ft. Fearne Cotton & many more @ The Cambridge Union, Cambridge [15 March]

Mental Health | Cambridge Union ft. Fearne Cotton & many more

20:00 - 21:15

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The Cambridge Union
9A Bridge Street, CB2 1UB Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
For our Presidential, the final debate of term, we turn to a subject that affects all of us. This one-sided debate aims to tackle the taboo surrounding mental health issues, share stories of struggles and triumphs, and help to reduce stigma.


Jonah Surkes
Jonah is the outgoing Lent term President, and reads Human, Social and Political Sciences at Clare College, specialising in political thought.

Fearne Cotton
Fearne Cotton is a television and radio presenter, best known for her work on Top of the Pops and The Xtra Factor. She has spoken openly about her battle with depression

Sarah-Jane Crawford
A British TV and radio presenter and DJ, best known for presenting ITV2’s The Xtra Factor and BBC Radio 1Xtra. She has recently launched an app for vegans called Viappi.

Simon Baron-Cohen
A clinical psychologist, professor of developmental psychology and Director of Cambridge University’s Autism research centre, Baron-Cohen formulated the mindblindness theory of autism.

Keir Murison
Keir Murison is the founding president of Open Minds Cambridge. He is also former president and current senior member of Student Minds Cambridge. He has campaigned for better mental health awareness and treatment for young people since experiencing depression and anxiety from the age of 17.

Poppy Jamie
A British entrepreneur and former television presenter, and co-founder of Pop&Suki alongside best friend Suki Waterhouse. She is also launching Happy Not Perfect, an app focused on improving mental health and positive wellbeing.
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