To view these events as a calendar or on a map select your choice below on the right.

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events for October 3, 2016 - October 31, 2016 › Public Talks or Forums

Events List Navigation

October 2016

PSYCHOLOGY OF IMPULSIVE OVERSPENDING (Online Webinar – Free)

October 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blue Horizon Counselling, Suite 704, Level 7, BMA House, 135 - 137 Macquarie St
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Do you like shopping? Maybe a bit too much? Do you have debt, buy items on credit card, steal, lie or simply cannot stop buying stuff you don’t need and will not use? This webinar is designed to help you to understand: your impulsive shopping habits, the role impulsivity plays in maintaining this destructive habit and how to make changes in your life to control it better. You shopping habit is out of control if you: Shop to feel better…

Find out more »

Beat the Binge (Learn how to stop a vicious cycle of impulsive overeating)

October 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar New South Wales Australia + Google Map
Free

This webinar is designed to help you to understand your binge eating and emotional overeating habits. Impulsivity plays an important role in your binge-eating habits, so in this webinar you will learn about impulsivity and how to take steps to manage it better. If you are not sure if binge eating or impulsive overeating is an issue for you, see if this sounds familiar: When I open a packet of chips I have to finish it I feel addicted to…

Find out more »

Becoming a Butterfly – A Mental Metamorphosis

October 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stacks Champion, Level 3, 60 Phillip Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150 Australia
+ Google Map
$30.45

Hear from local author, mental health advocate and Australian Women's Weekly and Qantas Women of the Future semi-finalist, Anna Krjatian share her story and vision about a mental health week event that will change a nation. Join us and our panelists including a doctor who specialises in gut health, counsellor who works with young families and primary school teacher, for a night of insight and inspiration. If you are a parent, teacher, guardian, counsellor, employer or youth concerned about your…

Find out more »

One Apple Film Festival & Education Forum

October 9, 2016
Gosford Regional Art Gallery, 36 Webb St
East Gosford , New South Wales 2250 Australia
+ Google Map
$5

The One Apple Film Festival is taking place in conjunction with the annual Mental Health Art Works! exhibition. MHAW, run by the Central Coast Mental Health Service, is now in its 17th year and has strong community support for its mission to showcase the effectiveness of the arts in mental illness. The arts, when engaged with in a focused way, as is promoted by MHAW, provide ways for individuals with lived experience of mental illness to portray their inner worlds - they literally provide…

Find out more »

CONTROL YOUR IMPULSIVE ANGRY OUTBURSTS (Manage your impulsive Anger well) Online Webinar

October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blue Horizon Counselling, Level 12 Meeting Room, Christies Corporate Offices 3 Spring St
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Are you paying for your explosive anger outbursts? Do you have difficulties controlling your anger? This webinar was designed to help you to understand your anger and your impulsivity. Impulsive angry outbursts are often difficult to control and manage. Split second reactions can ruin your life or lead to losses, ruined relationships and trouble with the police. If you don’t want to ruin your life because of your angry outbursts any more, this webinar is for you. If you are…

Find out more »

Healthy Minds and Wellbeing Expo

October 12, 2016
Centre Concourse, Westfield Hurstville
Sydney, New South Wales 2220 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

XPO of mental health services in the St George and Sutherland Region

Find out more »

“Business before Hours” Breakfast

October 12, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Sage Hotel, 60-62 Harbour Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
+ Google Map
$4040

A breakfast hosted by South Coast Private in conjunction with Illawarra Business Chamber at the Sage Hotel in Wollongong.

Find out more »

Learn and Grow Moree

October 12, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Moree Library, 36 Balo Street
Moree, New South Wales 2400 Australia
+ Google Map

A community event for the people of Moree. We will have a free BBQ lunch for participant's before we have a information session with a guest speaker from the Black Dog Institute! Local service providers will be present to talk to people about how to maintain good mental health! We will judge our art competition and just take the time to chat and connect with our community! All Welcome!

Find out more »

Living Books: Journeys Through Life – Wollongong

October 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Outlook, 3 Station Street
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
+ Google Map

Come and have a conversation with people sharing experiences about their mental health issues. For some, drugs and alcohol have played a part in this journey. Everyone is welcome! Parents, young people, service providers and anyone interested in engaging with personal experiences. Real life stories, with real people, at a face to face Living Books event. DATE: 13 October 2016 TIME: 5pm-7pm VENUE: New Outlook, Cnr Burelli and Auburn Streets, Wollongong FREE EVENT: No bookings required. For more information contact:…

Find out more »

PSYCHOLOGY OF IMPULSIVE OVERSPENDING (Online Webinar – Free)

October 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Horizon Counselling, Suite 1, Level 2, 56 Berry St
North Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Do you like shopping? Maybe a bit too much? Do you have debt, buy items on credit card, steal, lie or simply cannot stop buying stuff you don’t need and will not use? This webinar is designed to help you to understand: your impulsive shopping habits, the role impulsivity plays in maintaining this destructive habit and how to make changes in your life to control it better. You shopping habit is out of control if you: Shop to feel better…

Find out more »

Therapeutic Landscapes Conference NSW

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

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

Find out more »

LifeLong Happiness Workshop

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

Find out more »

Overcoming Childhood Anxiety

October 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rockdale Library, 444-446 Princes Hwy
Rockdale, New South Wales Australia
+ Google Map
FREE

Would you like to better manage your child's anxiety? This workshop covers difference between normal anxiety and anxiety disorders, and examines types of anxiety disorders, including signs and symptoms. Parents and carers will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive relevant information, including advice on practical strategies to best support children experiencing anxiety. Supported by WayAhead, The Benevolent Society, Bayside Council, St George Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Child ATAPS and the St George and Sutherland Mental Health…

Find out more »

Wellbeing for Older People

October 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ourimbah RSL, 6-22 Pacific Hwy
Ourimbah , NSW 2261 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

The Central Coast Older Persons Peer Support Program & Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People invite you to an event for older people, carers, families and the community to learn about positive mental health and wellbeing in later life, hear from guest speakers including older people with an experience of mental illness who now work to support others as part of our Older Persons Peer Work Program participate in Tai Chi & Relaxation sessions, grab a show bag, visit…

Find out more »

Walgett Connects

October 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Walgett RSL Hall, 71 Fox St
Walgett, New South Wales 2832 Australia
+ Google Map

A Community day for the general public of Walgett. A chance to connect, learn and grow together. Information and activities for participants. Free BBQ lunch!

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Nourishing the Ageing Mind

October 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:20 pm
Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Road
Bankstown, New South Wales 2200 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

As part of the Canterbury Bankstown Cares program for Mental Health Month 2016, Older Women's Network NSW are hosting a free community event where our two guest speakers who will share simple strategies to nourish the ageing mind. 10:00am - 11:00am Nicola Gates PhD - A Brain for Life How we live has a powerful effect on our brain. So by making simple lifestyle changes, we can keep our brains strong as we age and reduce our risk of dementia.…

Find out more »

Feed Your Mind

October 25, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mona Vale Library, 1 Park St Mona Vale
Sydney, New South Wales 2103 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Understand food and your mood. Come to a Naturopathic Wellness Workshop run by Layla Metcalfe on the benefits of food and the effects it can have on your body and mind. debunk food myths and try some delicious samples.

Find out more »

Workshop Lifting the veil on depression

October 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Salvation Army Rockdale, 432 West Botany St Rockdale 2216
Rockdale- Sydney, New South Wales 2216 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Two workshops starting at 10 am and 7.pm assisting community members to know what clinical depression is , different ways it is treated, and what effect it can have on the community as a whole. Presenters are people working with people with depression.

Find out more »

Sutherland Hospital Mental Health Day

October 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutherland Hospital, The Kingsway
Caringbah, New South Wales Australia
+ Google Map
FREE

A long lunch with seminars and activities including laughter yoga, zumba, drumming, information on self care, mindfulness and Keeping Body in Mind.

Find out more »

Celebrate Mental Health Month: Learn and Grow

October 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street
The Rocks, New South Wales 2000 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Drop in to the MCA for collaborative art making, performance and mindfulness activities, and an evening panel discussion focusing on lived experiences with mental health. Exploring this year’s theme Learn & Grow, join volunteer guides from NSLHD for some unique insights into the MCA Collection, and make experimental artworks inspired by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers. Celebrate with us and share your experience of mental wellbeing, have a conversation with experts from NSLHD and be part of raising mental health awareness.…

Find out more »

Anxiety, Not as Scary as You Think

October 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Rd
Double Bay, New South Wales 2028 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Dr Greg Schreeuwer, Chiropractor, Wellness Coach and Human Behavioural Specialist will be presenting a powerful workshop on anxiety and depression in connection with Universal Health. Dr Greg will share some of the underlying reasons why anxiety and depression develop and he will explore powerful approaches that you can use to help you resolve these challenges; all of which are supported by clinical research. You will leave with a deeper understanding about why anxiety and depression occur and how you can…

Find out more »

Outdoor Cinema Mosman – Project Wild Thing & LIVIN-Sponsored by URM

October 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mosman Village Green, Civic Centre
Mosman, New South Wales 2088 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Event Description Reconnecting kids to nature assists in child development and supports mental health. For Mental Health Month, Mosman Council is presenting the documentary Project Wild Thing outdoors in the Village Green Mosman, along with guest speaker Sam Webb – founder of ‘LIVIN’ - to discuss issues relating to mental health. LIVIN was founded to wipe out the stigma on mental illness and raise awareness for suicide prevention.

Find out more »

Learn and Grow Albury Wodonga

October 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
QE II Square, Dean St
Albury, New South Wales 2640 Australia
+ Google Map

A community event aimed at encouraging people and communities to learn more about mental health and use that knowledge to grow personally and take control of their mental wellbeing.

Find out more »

Stress Reduction through Mindfulness and Movement.

October 31, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Observatory Hill Sydney CBD, New South Wales 2000 Australia + Google Map

Come along in your lunch break for a change to recharge and reboot! October is Mental Health Month, and the end of the month focuses on "Stress Less" techniques. Learn stretches, powerful poses, breathing techniques and mindfulness exercises that you can do every day to relieve stress.

Find out more »
+ Export Events