Tara Table Talk
Tara Table Talk

Tara Table Talk

“You’ll be fine!” Opening Up About Mental Health

Thur, 22 April

Tara Table Talk is our curated series of panel discussions that explore the complexities facing our world through a South Asian lens.

After a difficult year, our panel will explore the topic of mental health and the conversations surrounding it, with a particular focus on how mental health is perceived in South Asian communities and beyond.

“You’ll be fine!” Opening Up About Mental Health offers a space to understand and unravel some of the difficulties that can be encountered when talking about mental health.

We’ll examine ways we can all engage in conversations, identify the signs of mental health problems and provide and find support. Our panel will also discuss what organisations like Tara can do to help. We’ll also be looking at the challenges artists face coming out of lockdown and the impact of recent events on our emotional wellbeing.

This event will be chaired by Sunita Pandya, Executive Arts and Culture Consultant and Chair of Tara Arts Board

Our expert panel consists of:

Dr Kiran Sanghera: Psychiatrist, who currently works in the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team, West London NHS Trust and was also recently shortlisted as a Social and Humanitarian Finalist for the 2020 Asian Women of Achievement Awards, for her advocacy and campaigning work.

James Sanderson: CEO to the National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP), where James leads on creating partnerships, across the arts, health, sports, leisure, and the natural environment, alongside other aspects of our lives, to promote health and wellbeing at a national and local level.

Renu Arora: Artist – Speaker. Renu is a regular BBC Radio contributor, her podcast The Burgundy Book, based on her near-death experience and the journey that followed is due for release in January 2022.

Read more about our panel’s extensive experience in Cast & Creatives

Join this event on Thursday 22 April, 7.30pm
Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

Book now via Eventbrite

If you are able, please consider donating to support Tara Arts, so we can continue to put on free events like this.


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