Highlands & Islands
A DANGEROUS METHOD
Hosted by Befrienders Highland and Mikey's Line.
A new exhibition of work by artists from across the Highlands, celebrating connections and creativity for mental health.
CONNECTED TO THE MUSIC
Acoustic live music and singing in Whin Park, Inverness, brought to you by Creativity in Care, Befrienders Highland and Mikey’s Line.
CONNECTED: LAUNCH EVENT
The launch of SMHAF 2019 in the Highlands.
Connect with the sounds of nature on a short tour of the islands, including hot chocolate and stories around the fire. Suitable for all ages.
Join us to work together to create a visual mindmap, exploring what being Connected means to people.
FINAL ASCENT: THE LEGEND OF HAMISH MACINNES
SMHAF is delighted to be supporting the Scotland-wide release of Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish MacInnes.
FINAL ASCENT: THE LEGEND OF HAMISH MACINNES + Q&A
SMHAF is delighted to be supporting the Scotland-wide release of Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish MacInnes, including hosting discussions with director Robbie Fraser at CCA, Filmhouse, An Lanntair and Eden Court.
HIGHLAND HELLO PROJECT LAUNCH
Come and join us at the Recovery Café, formerly the Dunbar Centre, to celebrate the launch of the Hello Project.
Relax and have fun by taking part in some gentle laughter yoga with Birchwood Highland.
MENTAL HEALTH & DIABETES
Short films exploring the impact of diabetes on people’s lives.
NATURE WALK & RESCUE KNOTS
Enjoy a gently paced nature walk from New Craigs to Dunain Community Woodland, celebrating the role of connecting to nature in mental health recovery.
NATURE WALK: CONNECTING WITH NATURE
Join us for a leisurely wellbeing walk around the old curling rink and mill pond at Backies near Golspie.
Mindful crafting demos and tuition from Rag Tag and Textile taking place aboard the Kyle to Inverness train.
An exhibition of work created by families about making peace.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
David O. Russell’s star-studded film is a light-hearted but sensitive take on bipolar disorder and recovery.
SMHAF HIGHLAND GATHERING
Join us for our annual celebration to close SMHAF 2019.
The story of how the novel Mrs Dallowayaffects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
THE WINTER GUEST
Hosted by Creativity In Care, the screening will be followed by a discussion.
WALK A MILE
Join us for our fourth year of walking a mile through Inverness city centre to promote mental wellbeing and challenge mental health stigma.
WALK A MILE
Join Rag Skye at 11.30am for a walk over the bridge.