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Living Well Photography Competition 2017

September 1 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 11:30 pm

To celebrate Mental Health Week 2017, Sydney Local Health District is running 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…

Healthy Minds and Well-being Services Expo

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Over 20 vital services supporting the community around mental health and well-being will be coming together at Centre Court Westfield Hurstville to host an event promoting mental health awareness and connecting with community. Come Share the Journey! Kids activities, face painting, zumba, entertainment and chill out space.

Free 3-minute Massages for students

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tuesdays 3 & 10 October

Take time out during your studies and relax those muscles with 3 minute massages in the study area at the Lionel Bowen Library. Free for young residents aged 12 to 24 years.

Mental Health Awareness Workshop

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about the common warning signs of mental health issues and how to offer support. Suitable for 16 years +. Light supper provided.

Colour & Coffee Group

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 10:00am

One event on October 19, 2017 at 10:00am

Kogarah Community Services hosts an adult Colour & Coffee Group the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month starting in August 2017  Come along to the group and rediscover your creative self; meet new people & connect with others in your local community; find relaxation and peace in the flow of colouring; and participate in an activity that helps to reduce stress. All welcome, colouring materials and sheets provided You can bring along scrapbooking or othercraft activities you are undertaking…

Mindfulness Meditation at Maroubra Library

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Saturdays 7 & 14 October from 10am to 12pm.

Join us for mindfulness meditation sessions at Lionel Bowen Library. All are welcome!

Living Well Photography Exhibition 2017

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm

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…

Free 3-minute Massages for students

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tuesdays 3 & 10 October

Take time out during your studies and relax those muscles with 3 minute massages in the study area at the Lionel Bowen Library. Free for young residents aged 12 to 24 years.

HSC Rescue and ‘Love Your Mind’ Study Breaks

October 10 @ 4:30 pm - October 19 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR HSC PREP AT ROCKDALE LIBRARY TOTALLY QUIET STUDY SPACE Monday– Thursday from 9 October – 2 November 3pm-5pm STUDY BREAKS – LOVE YOUR MIND! Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings on the 10th, 12th, 17th and 19th October from 4:30pm-6:30pm Free Pizza ✦ Laughter For Stress Busting Relaxation & Mindfulness ✦ Massage Giant Games

Building Resilience for Good Mental Health

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kogarah Community Services is hosting a free workshop Building Resilience for Good Mental Health. Resilience enables you to better cope with challenging situations, and helps with your mental wellbeing. You’d alreadyhave skills and support networks that help you to be resilient. You can build these up even more, making it easier for you to cope with life. This workshop will examine strategies to enhance your resiliency for good mental health.

HSC Rescue and ‘Love Your Mind’ Study Breaks

October 12 @ 4:30 pm - October 21 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR HSC PREP AT ROCKDALE LIBRARY TOTALLY QUIET STUDY SPACE Monday– Thursday from 9 October – 2 November 3pm-5pm STUDY BREAKS – LOVE YOUR MIND! Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings on the 10th, 12th, 17th and 19th October from 4:30pm-6:30pm Free Pizza ✦ Laughter For Stress Busting Relaxation & Mindfulness ✦ Massage Giant Games

Don’t Lose Your Marbles Team Marble Challenge 2017

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join in the fun of our Team Marble Challenge and Mental Health Month event. We will have food, music and marbles. Six teams will need your support as they raise awareness about mental health while having a good laugh at the same time.

The Petition to Never Die

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - October 14 @ 8:30 pm

A live performance on the banks of the Parramatta River. Performer, Vicki Van Hout (who is a Wiradjuri interdisciplinary artist working in the mediums of dance) collaborates with Marian Abboud in a work which mediates cultural diversity in contemporary society.

Laughter Yoga Workshops

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Enjoy 60 minutes of gentle breathing and stretching exercises and loads of laughs, followed by a light breakfast. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Mindfulness Meditation at Maroubra Library

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Saturdays 7 & 14 October from 10am to 12pm.

Join us for mindfulness meditation sessions at Lionel Bowen Library. All are welcome!

Open Day – St John of God Richmond Hospital

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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…

HSC Rescue and ‘Love Your Mind’ Study Breaks

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - October 26 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR HSC PREP AT ROCKDALE LIBRARY TOTALLY QUIET STUDY SPACE Monday– Thursday from 9 October – 2 November 3pm-5pm STUDY BREAKS – LOVE YOUR MIND! Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings on the 10th, 12th, 17th and 19th October from 4:30pm-6:30pm Free Pizza ✦ Laughter For Stress Busting Relaxation & Mindfulness ✦ Massage Giant Games

Introduction to Recovery College

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What is a Recovery College? Unsure if Recovery College is for you or what is involved? This two hour workshop introduces participants to the Western Sydney Recovery College and the programs it offers. Learn about how Recovery College programs support people living with a mental health condition, their carers and family members through education. Recovery College is also open to volunteers and people who work in the mental health field to learn more about mental health recovery and to come…

Mental Health Awareness Workshop

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about the common warning signs of mental health issues and how to offer support. Suitable for 16 years +. Light supper provided.

How to deal with the stress of the HSC

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you feeling under pressure? With final exams and the HSC looming, it’s understandable if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed. In fact, it’s perfectly normal. Stress and anxiety are part of the process for most people but it’s important to make sure you’re dealing with high emotions in a healthy way and reach out for help and advice when you need it. We want you to succeed. Macquarie University has sought the expert advice of thought leaders in emotional health…

Colour & Coffee Group

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 10:00am

One event on October 19, 2017 at 10:00am

Kogarah Community Services hosts an adult Colour & Coffee Group the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month starting in August 2017  Come along to the group and rediscover your creative self; meet new people & connect with others in your local community; find relaxation and peace in the flow of colouring; and participate in an activity that helps to reduce stress. All welcome, colouring materials and sheets provided You can bring along scrapbooking or othercraft activities you are undertaking…

Supporting a Positive State of Mind

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kogarah Community Services is hosting a free workshop focused on supporting your own positive state of mind. One premise behind the workshop is that if you can consciously pay attention to your thoughts, then you will have the capacity to deliberately shape what you think, this, in turn, will shape your moods.

HSC Rescue and ‘Love Your Mind’ Study Breaks

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - October 28 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR HSC PREP AT ROCKDALE LIBRARY TOTALLY QUIET STUDY SPACE Monday– Thursday from 9 October – 2 November 3pm-5pm STUDY BREAKS – LOVE YOUR MIND! Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings on the 10th, 12th, 17th and 19th October from 4:30pm-6:30pm Free Pizza ✦ Laughter For Stress Busting Relaxation & Mindfulness ✦ Massage Giant Games

Foods and Moods Workshop

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Kogarah Community Services is hosting an insightful workshop Foods and Moods facilitated by Nutritionist and Naturopath Jacqui Bushell. Tired? Irritable? Mood Swings? Can’t concentrate? Depressed? There may be a link with the food you’re eating. After all, we are what we eat! Food sensitivities, sugars, processed foods and the types of foods we eat can all have an effect on how we feel and think. This workshop will help you understand how your diet impacts your emotions. Learn to support…

Lifting the Lid on Anxiety

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kogarah Community Services is hosting a free workshop Lifting the Lid on Anxiety The workshop will examine: - What is anxiety? - What are the signs & symptoms of anxiety? - Every day strategies for managing anxiety - Identifying & challenging Negative Self Talk - Slow breathing, muscle relaxation, meditation

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