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October 2017

Living Well Photography Exhibition 2017

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Professor Marie Bashir Centre foyer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Campus, Missenden Road
Camperdown, New South Wales 20150 Australia
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To celebrate Mental Health Week 2017, Sydney Local Health District ran a Photography Competition. The competition is open to all mental health carers, consumers, inpatients and anybody with a lived experience of mental illness residing in the state of NSW and Sydney Local Health District staff, commenced on 1st September 2017. The theme for this year’s exhibition is “Inspiration”. An exhibition, consisting a selection of the best photographs will be displayed in the foyer of the Professor Marie Bashir Centre…

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Mental health Expo

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lithgow Library, Main Street
Lithgow, NSW 2790 Australia
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Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre in partnership with Lithgow Council are hosting a Mental health Expo at Lithgow Library on 9th October. This expo brings all the pieces of the puzzle-mental, physical and spiritual-to promote holistic health during Mental Health Month. We are also holding a Community Conversation about Suicide prevention at 12noon and light refreshments will be served.

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Art Exhibition – A Visual Journey of Recovery

October 11 @ 10:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Wollongong Art Gallery, Cnr Burelli & Kembla Streets
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
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South Coast Private Hospital is hosting an exhibition of Patients artworks in the Community Access Gallery at Wollongong Art Gallery. The exhibition is dedicated to Anna Morova an art therapist who inspired so many at the hospital to embrace creative exploration as a non verbal means of processing emotions, increasing cognitive and motor abilities and assisting to reduce the affects of stress and anxiety. The patients artworks are a visual journey of not only the impact of mental health on…

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Portraits of Recovery

October 13 @ 2:51 am - November 30 @ 2:51 am
Free

Artist Joe Lander (pictured) and Macquarie University’s Centre for Emotional Health are working towards an exhibition of a series of 30 portraits of men of all ages who have experienced and recovered from depression, anxiety and/or suicide. We are inviting applications from males of all ages and cultural backgrounds who are interested in being the subject of a portrait. Each portrait will be accompanied by a written narrative, detailing each person’s story and recovery. The closing date for submissions will…

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Mental Health – Art Works!

October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 22 @ 4:30 pm
The Community Gallery, Gosford Regional Gallery, 36 Webb St
East Gosford, New South Wales 2250 Australia
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In 2000, the inaugural Mental Health Week Art Exhibition was held at the Gosford Regional Gallery & Arts Centre. It has now become an annual event to celebrate Mental Health Month on the Central Coast. Mental Health – Art Works! is an art exhibition with a difference – it provides people whose lives have been affected by mental illness the opportunity to use art as a form of expression and it engages the Central Coast community in a better understanding…

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Open Day – St John of God Richmond Hospital

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St John of God Richmond Hospital, 177 Grose Vale Road
North Richmond, NSW 2754 Australia
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St John of God Richmond Hospital is having an open day for our Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) services on Saturday October 14th for both referring agencies and clients. As part of this we will have support organisations with information stands to promote their services. St John of God Richmond has a long history of caring for survivors of war and occupational trauma, running treatment programs for PTSD since 1994. Meet our clinicians, see a showcase of our services; music…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Social Housing Digital Stories

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre, 756 Darling St.
Sydney, Rozelle 2039 Australia
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Discover the stories behind the lens of Social Housing tenants living in the Inner West. Over 6 weeks participants have been exploring their digital stories with the local photographer Peter Byrne. Our sense of place in our home often impacts on our Mental Health and images from this exhibition highlight the importance of belonging.

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 18
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Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
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About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Exhibition of Design Centre Enmore student work for Mental Health Month

October 18 - October 31
Design Centre Enmore Canteen area, 110 Edgeware Rd, Enmore
Sydney, NSW 2049 Australia
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Design Centre Enmore (TAFENSW) Graphic Design Diploma students have made the "Share the Journey" theme paricularly relevant to male youth, with aim of helping reduce high suicide rates. Typography brief: posters and T-shirts displayed. Exhibition launch 12.15-1.15 on Tues 17th Oct.

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 19
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Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
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Free

About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
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Free

About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 20
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Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
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Free

About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
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Free

About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Everything is Connected with Everything Else: Myco Logic

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

Heritage Courtyard Pavilion, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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Free

This exhibition is a public platform for the artwork made by participants in a new arts program at Cumberland Hospital facilitated by visual artist Elizabeth Day and coordinated by Claire Taylor. The new arts program engages mental health consumers as well as their carers and family members in an innovative creative exchange, making fungi-inspired artwork. MYCO LOGIC is based on the image of fungi and their underground mycelial root structures, networks that transmit nutrients between species beneath forest floors. For…

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Blue Fringe Arts Festival

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday 21st October is the Blue Fringe Arts Award Ceremony from 12-2pm, light refreshments will be avail
Wentworth Falls TAFE, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls New South Wales 2782
Wentworth Falls , New South Wales 2782 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

About Blue Fringe The Blue Fringe Arts Festival celebrates and acknowledges the creativity of people with a lived experience of mental illness. There are five categories including Art, Photography, Sculpture and Textiles, we have added a brand new Youth category this year which will allow high school aged students to enter under one of the previous mentioned sub categories. Based in the Blue Mountains, the Festival is held in October each year to coincide with Mental Health Month. This year…

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Parramatta Girls Home – audio tour and site visit

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Parramatta, Riverside Theatres, Corner market and Church Street, Parramatta
Sydney, NSW 2150 Australia
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As part of the Big Anxiety Parramatta Hub, the Parramatta Girls’ Home (1 Fleet st, Parramatta) will be open to visitors on 21 October. An audio tour created by the Parragirls (former residents) provides unique insight into the lives of women who were committed to the home in the 1970s when courts deemed them "exposed to moral danger". Download the tour in advance from: https://soundcloud.com/user-461765716/sets/parragirls?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=twitter. A bus will run from Riverside Theatres, Parramatta (a short walk from Parramatta station) to…

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Misery Loves Company – Sharing the darkness to lighten the load

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bentley Hall, 2150 Bentley Rd
Bentley, NSW 2480 Australia
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An evening of music, food, art and thoughtful conversation with musical duo Watling & Bates.

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Discover the Power of SuperConsciousness

October 26 @ 11:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Join the award-winning artist and writer Marcelle Mansour OAM for a drink and friendly conversation for a joyful constructive insight of viewing the new art exhibition on the opening day on Sat 28/10/2017 at 2.00pm. Discover the Power of SuperConsciousness is a new art Exhibition by Artist Marcelle Mansour OAM. The theme is Envision the self-empowerment of SuperConsciousness through the magnificent artworks of contemporary visionary art. The Exhibition initially and partly was displayed at Frieze Art Week Art takes Manhattan…

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