The ‘Upbeat’ roadshow will visit Skegness to educate on mental health issues

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Do you work with people who have a Personality Disorder? Or have you ever been diagnosed as having a Personality Disorder? Perhaps you care

for a person with this diagnosis?

Then the Upbeat Roadshow is for you.

Organisers of the upbeat roadshow invite you to listen to real life experiences to help you understand what helps people with this diagnosis and breakdown some myths and misconceptions.

“Let’s get people talking,” said an upbeat spokesman.

Upbeat are a Service User led group for people with Personality Related Difficulties (Personality disorders whether diagnosed or suspected).

They are based in Lincoln, but are travelling around Lincolnshire raising awareness of Personality Disorders.

Personality Disorders are amongst the most common mental health disorder affecting approximately four percent of the adult population.

The disorders are only mentioned when there is some major crisis and something bad has happened.

Antisocial Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder are just a few of the notable ones which get negative press.

There are ten different personality disorders in all.

As part of the activities of Upbeat, the service seek to educate professionals and the public on these disorders and the impact that this diagnosis can have on people.

For many years these were disorders were considered untreatable and as such were excluded from mental health legislation from 1983 until 2007, when they were included.

The roadshow will visit Skegness on Tuesday, April 28, at The Storehouse Conference Centre, North Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 1BY.

Doors are open 12.30pm until 4pm

If you are interested in booking a place, contact Upbeat by emailing upbeatlincoln@gmail.com or calling Von on 07948707154 or Robert on 07525720005 if you are interested in booking an appointment or having a stand at the roadshow.