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October 2015

Calming the Mind: Living with Anxiety

October 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kogarah Community Services, 49 English Street
Kogarah, New South Wales 2217 Australia
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In recognition of mental Health Month, Kogarah Community Services will be delivering a free workshop providing positive and practical techniques for managing anxiety. Anxiety can have a crippling affect on one's life this workshop will examine ways to calm the mind; to challenge negative thinking; and to use breathing exercises to overcome anxiety.

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Be Positive Workshop

October 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Kogarah Community Hub, 49 English Street
Kogarah, New South Wales 2217 Australia
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Free

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." In recognition of Mental Health Month, Kogarah Community Services is hosting a free workshop on positive thinking and the power that one's attitude has to impact on one's happiness.

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I’ve a Good Mind to Paint

October 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hurstville Museum Gallery, 14 MacMahon Street
Hurstville, New South Wales Australia
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Celebrating the 2015 Mental Health Month theme, ‘Value Your Mind’, Mental Health Arts Development (MHAD) present a special relaxing art workshop, “I’ve a Good Mind to Paint ” Get involved with Chinese watercolours and silk painting with a traditionally dressed Chinese model in a class lead by artist Coco Tang. Mark your calendar to attend this beautiful afternoon of art, live music and afternoon tea. Event is free, but places are limited and bookings are essential.: 9330 6097

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Understanding Other People’s Backgrounds

October 20, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 20, 2015

Albury High School, 625 Kiewa Street
Albury, New South Wales 2640 Australia
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A group of girls from grade seven at Albury High School will make craft pieces and bake small treats to share amongst the group whilst learning about each others life experiences, culture, religion and individuality.

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Sydney Community Drum Circle

October 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day 21 of the month, repeating until October 21, 2015

Pioneer Clubhouse, Lot 2 Quirk Street
Balgowlah, New South Wales 2093 Australia
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Free

An adults of all ages all abilities inclusive drum and percussion circle facilitated by Drum Therapy and hosted by the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW. For more information see http://www.drumtherapy.com.au/sydney-community-drum-circle/

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Beautiful YOU, Beatiful ME, Beautiful MIND

October 22, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MFO Shop 31 ( next to chemist) BKK Eastlakes Shopping Centre, Evans Avenue, Eastlakes
Sydney, New South Wales 2018 Australia
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Free Event

A fun filled and informative well being experience incorporating a number of brief presentations, performances and experiences including foods that encourage brain power, Reiki and Crystal healing, Meditation, Mindfulness tea drinking ceremony, Multicultural music, laughter yoga, Thai Chi , sharing of personal experiences and much more.

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Value your mind over lunch with a friend

October 26, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hume Housing Community Room, 36 Cumberland St
Cabramatta, New South Wales 2166 Australia
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free to customers

A multicultural luncheon organised by Hume Housing for customers and their family and friends. There will be activities, prizes and a brief talk over lunch. A great opportunity to catch up with family, friends and neighbours during Mental Health Month.

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Spring Fling @ Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub

October 27, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub, 47 Hercules St. Chatswood NSW
Sydney, New South Wales 2067 Australia
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Free

Spring Fling @ Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub Value your mind with the "Spring Fling" event at the Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing hub Spring Fling is a free community event to increase awareness about the mental health and get information about the support services available. The event would feature free workshops like Laughter Yoga & Tai Chi with a FREE BBQ lunch. (Please refer to the attached Flyer) Date: Tuesday October 27, 2015 Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Venue:…

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Connecting Caring Community

October 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edith Wellington Hall, 76 Pitt Street
Mortdale, New South Wales 2223 Australia
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Free

Free community event to find out about local groups; free BBQ Lunch; entertainment; activities & prizes; guest speakers

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Multicultural Health Day

October 28, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ethnic Communities Council, Newcastle and Hunter Region, 2A Platt St, Waratah Community Reserve
Waratah, New South Wales 2294 Australia
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Focusing on activities for older people to get involved in that promote social connectivity, health, and wellbeing, This includes our facilities on site - Men's Shed and Community Garden. The day includes guest speakers on various mental health topics. Open to all, and particularly inclusive for those of a multicultural background.. Free BBQ lunch.

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DE-STRESS NATURALLY: Meditation and Mindfulness Made Easy!

October 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kogarah Community Hub, 49 English Street
Kogarah, New South Wales 2217 Australia
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Free

There are so many types of meditation, it's important to find a practice that suits you and your lifestyle. This workshop is informative and practical, guiding you through simple, effective meditations to help maintain a relaxed body and calm mind throughout the day. In this course you will learn mindfulness skills, sitting and walking meditation, gentle body movement and chi gong for a peaceful mind, guided meditations, one minute anti-stress techniques and how to develop your own daily practice.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing at Inverell Sapphire City Festival

October 31, 2015
Inverell New South Wales Australia + Google Map
Free

The Mental Health Promotion & Prevention Service, Hunter New England Local Health District in collaboration with Northern Settlement Services will be participating in the Inverell Sapphire City Festival to engage with Inverell's multicultural community with information and activities about mental health and wellbeing.

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August 2016

Pawsitive Steps towards Mental Health walk and Wellbeing Expo

August 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dog Arena Castle Hill Showground, Off Showground Road
Castle Hill, NSW 2154 Australia
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Free

The fun walk will commence at 9am with registrations starting from 8am. It is a distance of 2km and every 200m there is an obstacle which symbolises a mental illness. There will be volunteers on hand to look after your pet dog whilst you do some of the obstacles if needed. Walk with your dog, your family or just yourself and help raise awareness for mental health, dress-up and join in the fun. All registered walkers will be provided a…

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October 2016

Social Soccer for Mental Health Awareness

October 8, 2016 @ 8:10 am - 5:00 pm
Rawlings Park, Angle St, Lake Albert
Wagga Wagga , New South Wales 2650 Australia
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Free

Come and join us on Saturday 8 October 2016, from 10:00 am to: play social soccer (bring your team/family/friends), share food and learn how to think about the mental health of ourselves and those around us. Venue: RAWLINGS PARK, ANGLE ST, LAKE ALBERT, Wagga Wagga ALL are Welcome: Light food will be served – bring a friend from your community to play a friendly soccer with other communities.

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Therapeutic Landscapes Conference NSW

October 14, 2016
SWSi TAFE NSW, Padstow Campus – Horticuture, Raine Road
Padstow, New South Wales 2211 Australia
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$185

Conference to raise awareness of mental health benefits of gardens and gardening activities. Evidence based research in support of Therapeutic Landscapes.

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Lady Hoops 3on3 @ KGV

October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
King George V Recreation Centre, 3 Cumberland Street
The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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$60.00

Music. Fun. Sweat. Inviting females from 18 years of age, to participate in a fun and friendly 3on3 basketball tournament at KGV Recreation Centre in Sydney on Saturday 15th October, 2016. Each One Teach One open this wonderful opportunity to engage members of the community, to enhance mental health awareness and well-being and to watch friendships come to life as we celebrate being beautiful women in this world. The competition caters to all levels of play with prizes for winners…

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LifeLong Happiness Workshop

October 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Toongabbie Community Centre, 244 Targo Road
Toongabbie, New South Wales 2146 Australia
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$0.00

The LifeLong Happiness Workshop aims to enrich CALD communities with information and activities promoting positive mental health and wellbeing, and equipping members of the community with methods to sustain the positive benefits of good mental health and wellbeing for a lifetime. The workshop will start with a community education presentation provided by Black Dog Institute on 'Breaking Down Depression and Building Resilience'. The presentation will inform participants about what mood disorders are, their causes, how to spot warning signs, what…

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Mental Health Fun Day

October 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Billabong Clubhouse Tamworth, 6 Darling Street
TAMWORTH, New South Wales 2340 Australia
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Free

A fun day for everyone to get together, share information, have fun and raise awareness! Activities include: - Dancing - Music - Art - Food + much more!

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Aftercare Mental Health Month Day

October 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Callen Park, Old Rozelle Hospital (Callan Park), Corner Church and Glover Streets
LILYFIELD , New South Wales 2040 Australia
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A day of activities, community connection and promotion about Mental Health and this year's theme "Learn and Grow". Lunch is also provided for all attendees.

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Evidence-based Mental Health: Learn and Grow:

October 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Arts Council Seminar Hut, Hut #6 Duke St
COFFS HARBOUR, NSW 2450 Australia
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Free

This meeting will demonstrate new methods of multimedia engagement in keeping with the 2016 October Mental Health Month theme Learn and Grow: “Research tells us that taking part in challenging activities benefits our mental health and wellbeing. .. Take part in an enjoyable activity like learning to play a new instrument, … When we share something we are passionate about such as looking after the environment, or teaching guitar, we are sharing our knowledge and experience.” (Mental Health Association NSW…

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Youth Mini Games

October 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Services Club Park, Belgrave st
Kempsey , NSW 2440 Australia
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Free

Recreation group activities event targeting disengaged and disadvantaged youth in the Kempsey Community. 7 teams from local services have come together to compete, get connected, learn coping strategies and Have Fun. Event is open to community to spectate.

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Celebrating Community Wellness

October 26, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Alf Kay Eastlakes Community Centre, 2 Florence Avenue
Eastlakes, New South Wales 2018 Australia
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This year’s theme for Mental Health Month is Learn and Grow! So come along to enjoy live music and entertainment, learn about local services and activities and try your hand at: • Drumming • Art therapy • Pottery • Yoga or • Gardening. Refreshments & Lunch will be provided. See more information in our flyer

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October 2017

Mental Health Fun Day @ Billabong Clubhouse Tamworth

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Billabong Clubhouse Tamworth, 6 Darling Street
TAMWORTH, New South Wales 2340 Australia
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October is Mental Health Month and Billabong Clubhouse Tamworth is hosting a Mental Health Fun Day on the 10th October. The day has proven to be successful both for service providers and consumers. The spirit of celebration has strengthen positive networks and support. The aim is to have an interactive fun day. Activities are as followed; • Live radio cross • Live music • Fun and games • Coffee / muffins/ mini pancakes/ Billabong style!!! • Belly dances • BBQ…

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Mind-Field: Keeping your mind healthy

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Auburn Centre for Community, 44a Macquarie Rd
Auburn, NSW 2147 Australia
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Free

School, uni, work, relationships, spirituality! Sometimes life can be like a minefield and super stressful! Life as a young Muslim can be tough but learning to take care of yourself - especially your mental health - is important. You are not alone. Come to a relaxed safe space with people your age to learn about dealing with life's pressures. Includes: Free BBQ Workshops Info Stalls

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Orange Masala

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange North Court, 147 Byng St
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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Free

Orange Masala is an all-inclusive event celebrating cultural diversity through the expression of music, food, performance and art with a specific focus on Youth Mental Health and community wellbeing. Orange Masala is an Orange Youth Arts Festival event presented by the Orange CultureHub Inc. in partnership with Community Connect Central West, headspace and Orange City Council. Festivities include an assortment of cultural dance, song and performance and a delectable mix of cultural foods from India, Nepal, Indonesia, Pakistan, China and…

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