Food Poverty, Mental Health and Obesity:
Understanding the interplay to tackle health inequalities
Thursday 10th May 2018
The Brain Charity, Norton Street, Liverpool, L3 8LR
Attendance to this meeting is free but you will need to register to attend as places are limited.
9.50 Welcome and Introduction - Dr Charlotte Hardman and Dr Louise Thompson, ASO North West regional co-ordinators.
10.00 Dr Charlotte Hardman, Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, University of Liverpool
Socio-economic disadvantage and obesity: Do stress and eating behaviours play a role?
10.30 Lucy Antal, Sustainable Food Adviser, The Food Domain & Project Manager, Regional Food Economy NW
The bigger picture: Addressing issues of fresh food access.
11.00 Refreshments and networking
11.30 Ben Pearson, Empowerment Programme Officer, Food Power
Exploring the role of empowerment in tackling food poverty: How can the experts with lived experience of food poverty, mental health and obesity have influence?
12.00 Robbie Davison, Director, Can Cook
Good Food Areas – How to stop food poverty.