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October 2015

Mine Your Mind @ Gosford Art Gallery

October 3, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gosford Regional Art Gallery, 36 Webb St
East Gosford , New South Wales 2250 Australia
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$65 - $75

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Month is Mind Your Mind. This workshop takes a slightly different perspective on this and looks at ways to actually Mine Your Mind for all the wealth of wisdom, resources, gifts and symbolic content it contains. Your mind is an abundant source of unparralelled depths. We'll work with art therapy processes, words and their impact, storytelling, myth-making. “We carry within us the wonders we seek without; there is all Africa and her prodigies…

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Recovery in Art 2015

October 7, 2015 - October 9, 2015
The Muse, Ultimo TAFE, Crn Harris St and Thomas St, Ultimo NSW 2000
Ultimo, NSW 2000 Australia

A free Art Exhibition that showcases the work of people with a lived experience of mental illness.

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Wollongong’s Walk of Pride and Mental Health Information Expo 2015

October 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Crown Street Mall, Crown Street Mall
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
Free

To commence the celebration of Mental Health Month in Wollongong, local service providers and organisations are holding Wollongong's Walk of Pride followed by a Mental Health Information Expo. ARAFMI Illawarra will be leadng the Walk of Pride, a walk to show support, hope, passion and prode for those who live mental illness and their families. The walk will continue to the celebrations in the mall where free enertainment, activities and mental health information will be available.

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Art Exhibition – 2nd Annual Western Sydney, Mental Health Month Art Exhibition

October 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - October 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Bungarribee Community Hub, 20 Hercules Parade
Doonside, New South Wales Australia
Free

Friday 9th October from 3pm at Bungarribee-Doonside Community Hub, see a display of visual art created by people with lived experience. This event launched last year and was praised by participants and a large number of visitors from the community. Artworks share individuals ongoing recovery journey and lived experience in relation to mental health. The event aims to inspire, encourage, reassure and raise awareness on the subject of mental health. Value your Mind and support one another. "The Punyu Project"…

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One Apple Film Festival

October 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gosford Regional Art Gallery, 36 Webb St
East Gosford , New South Wales 2250 Australia
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The name of the One Apple Film Festival is inspired by a quote by Dr. Daniel Dorman - '‘If even one apple fell up, wouldn’t we at least have to begin to question the laws of physics?’ This quote is the basic tenet of a documentary, Beyond The Medical Model, which beautifully and intelligently presents the stories of many upwards-falling apples who recovered from severe mental health crises. The main thrust of the One Apple Film Festival is on understanding…

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Love Will Find a Way

October 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 3, 2015

Womens Resource Centre, 14 Peden St
Bega , New South Wales 2550 Australia
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$5

LGBTIQ ART WORKSHOPS! • Theme “LOVE WILL FIND A WAY” • The art workshops are for anyone who loves to draw, as well as those who think they can't! • Promoting that good mental health in the LGBTIQ community through creative expression. • Work with Community Artist Annie Franklin • Network with the Women's Resource Centre. Artworks to be on display December at Spiral Gallery Bega

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Art for Women – love will find a way!

October 14, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2015

Womens Resource Centre, 14 Peden St
bega, New South Wales 2550 Australia
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$5

• This is for anyone who loves to draw, as well as those who think they can't! Bring photos/images of things you love!! • Art, fun, creativity - connects women of all ages!! • Work with Community Artist Annie Franklin • Network with the Women's Resource Centre. • GOLD COIN DONATION would be gratefully received!

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Berrima Cottage Sensory Garden Opening

October 16, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Berrima Cottage, Rear Bowral Private Hospital, Cnr Ascot Road and Sheffield Streets
Bowral, New South Wales 2576 Australia
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Free

Opening of the Berrima Cottage Sensory Garden project a joint project of Sydney South West Health (Bowral Mental Health Rehab) The Schizophrenia Fellowship ("Sunflower Seeds" Day to Day Living program Bowral) and WHAM Wingecarribee Health Assoc for Men. Supported by Veolia Mulwaree Trust. Murals by Mission Australia Art Group Moss Vale.

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Mad Pride Youth Event

October 21, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Commune, 1/160 Rochford St, Erskineville
Sydney, New South Wales 2043 Australia
Free

Mad Pride is Weave Youth and Community Services' annual free youth event. Mad Pride is held each year during Mental Health Awareness Month to celebrate young people's creative achievements and break down the stigma associated with mental health experiences. It will be a night of full of vibrant performances, art installations, and interactive projects, with the community coming together to celebrate the success of young people.

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Mission Australia – Client Market Statll

October 28, 2015 @ 11:00 pm
Church Street Rotunda, Church Street
Dubbo, New South Wales Australia

Clients from Mission Australia will be setting up a market stall with products they have made. Church Street Rotunda from 11am-2pm. For more information contact Britt Boniface on 6884 8526.

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Coffs Coast Zombie Walk

October 31, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 10:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Race Course, Howard St
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450 Australia
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$10

The focus is on brains come October 31st as over 500 zombies will traipse through Coffs Harbour, much to the shock and delight of onlookers, before finishing at the Coffs Harbour Racecourse for live music and an outdoor film screening of Night Of The Living Dead. Proudly presented by Haven MNC, Headspace, Mid Coast Communities, and Screenwave Pop-up Cinema. Tickets are $10 at the gate.

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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
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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September 2016

Mental Health – Art Works! Exhibition

September 30, 2016 - October 9, 2016
The Community Gallery, Gosford Regional Gallery, 36 Webb St
East Gosford, New South Wales 2250 Australia
Free

This is the 17th annual mental health art exhibition held to celebrate Mental Health Month on the Central Coast. In this multi-award winning exhibition, hosted by the Central Coast Mental Health Service, artworks are created by someone with lived experience of mental illness, including family and carers. Artists of all ages are invited to exhibit works in a diverse range of mediums including painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics and photography. Many artists share the inspiration behind their artwork and some of…

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October 2016

Room with an Inner View Exhibition

October 5, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Gallery Lane Cove, Upper Level, 164 Longueville Road,
Lane Cove, New South Wales 2066 Australia

This exhibition looks at how artists and art therapists are using visual art as a way to respond to mental wellbeing, as a way of healing and a process to understand our inner thoughts, memories and feelings.

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Witness the Fitness

October 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Council Chambers, Shop 2, 129-133 Henry street, Penrith
Sydney, NSW 2750 Australia
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Free

CELEBRATE & RAISE AWARENESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH MONTH There is nothing more contagious in the world as laughter! Join us for a morning of Laughing Yoga! Yoga involving prolonged voluntary laughter. Improves Mental Health and is so contagious. Enjoy also our FREE sausage sizzle as well. Laughing Yoga for the mind and food for the soul. More info on our FB Page: Facebook.com/thequeenofheartscommunityfoundation or Contact us on 1300 856 737

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