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October 2015

Mental Health Training

October 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Committee Rooms, Holroyd City Council, 16 Memorial Avenue Merrylands
Merrylands, New South Wales 2160 Australia
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Free

Suitable for staff, volunteers, community leaders, in the health and welfare industry. ‘Certificate of Attendance’ will be issued to participants. Improve your skills and knowledge on mental health Topics include: - Breaking down depression and building resilience - Navigating teenage depression

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Breaking Down Depression and Building Resilience Seminar

October 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Living and Learning Centre,, 180 Longueville Rd
Lane Cove, New South Wales 2066 Australia
Free

Most Australians have had some experience with anxiety, depression or a related condition, whether they've experienced it themselves or know family, friends or work colleagues who have gone through it. Come along to this informative seminar with Blackdog Institute speaker Dr Christine Lopacinski

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Breaking Down Depression and Building Resilience (delivered by the Black Dog Institute)

October 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Careers Australia Parramatta Campus, Level 1, 25-35 George Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150 Australia
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Free

Delivered by a presenter from the Black Dog Institute who has a personal experience of a mood disorder or of caring for a loved one, this presentation is suitable for general audiences with, or without a mood disorder. This presentation will provide accurate information about what mood disorders are, their causes, how to spot early warning signs, what to do and how to build personal resilience.

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Connecting Our Minds

October 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
details upon registration Armidale, New South Wales 2350 Australia
Free

A free one day mental health conference for family members/carers and mental health clinicians Event Date: 8 October 2015 Event time: 9.30am to 4pm 4th Annual Hunter New England Carer and Clinician Mental Health Conference. Black Dog Institute: Peter Langston: An Experience of Bipolar Disorder Panel of carers and MH clinicians answering questions about family/carer issues Stress reducing activities NDIS update, medication, information on local MH services and more! Please register by 16th September for catering purposes. Venue TBA.

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What is Depression?

October 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Unnamed Venue, 932 Pittwater Rd
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099 Australia
FREE

Free community seminar with psychiatrist Dr Lee Ingram

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Beating the Blues Walk

October 9, 2015 @ 10:35 am - 2:00 pm
Prince Alfred Park, Chalmers Street Surry Hills
Sydney , New South Wales 2010 Australia
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Free

The purpose of the walk is to provide a health and fitness educational forum to share recovery stories and participate in some activities that support people with mental illness. A free Lunch will be available at the end of the walk with a strong focus on healthy eating and nutrition.

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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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AN EVENING WITH OCD AND ME

October 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, Level 2, South Block, NEPEAN HOSPITAL, Derby Street
Kingswood, New South Wales 2747 Australia

This event is intended for sufferers, families, professionals and anyone interested in better understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The program will include: - personal stories from OCD sufferers and carers - sharing resources for OCD sufferers - presentation of potential treatments available to help sufferers - a showcase of local research

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Drugs in Sports – Know the facts

October 14, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Picton Bowling Club, 10 Cliffe St
Picton, New South Wales 2571 Australia
Free

Is your team winning on a high? Gerry Knights, Executive Director of South West Sydney Academy of Sport and accredited NSW Rugby League Drug Educator, will delve into the topic of drugs in the sporting industry

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Difficult People: why the world needs them and how to deal with them.

October 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099 Australia
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Free community seminar

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Free Seminar for Mental Health Month: Value Your Mind

October 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lane Cove Library, Longueville Rd
Lane Cove, New South Wales 2066 Australia
Free

Come along to this free seminar and explore how mental health can impact on our everyday lives. Two mental health experts will provide you with the latest information and strategies on how to maximise your mental health and wellbeing. This is a seminar not to be missed with presentations from: • Melissa Abu-Gazaleh, Managing Director, Top Blokes, who will present on strategies and tools to increase the mental health and wellbeing of young men • Dr Viviana Wuthrich, Researcher and…

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On Line Gaming & the Internet – When to Unplug

October 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Level 3, 818 Pacific Highway, Gordon
Sydney, New South Wales 2072 Australia
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$5

Presentation by Dr Philip Tam on issues surrounding problematic internet use and on line gaming activities amongst teens, followed by a structured Q & A session. Community forum hosted by Ku-ring-gai Council and KYDS Youth Development Service.

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Help! I’m raising a teenager – Raising a Resilient Child

October 21, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Picton Bowling Club, 10 Cliffe St
Picton, New South Wales 2571 Australia
Free

Free Information session for parents with teenagers, or people who work with teens. Collett Smart, a well respected child psychologist and parenting expert, will explore and explain ways to understand teen behaviour, communicating with teens and setting boundaries around alcohol, technology and sleep.

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Bipolar Disorder

October 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099 Australia
FREE

Free community seminar with Dr Christopher Cocks

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Free in Albury – Understanding Anxiety Forum

October 26, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Commercial Club, 618 Dean Street
Albury, NSW 2640 Australia
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FREE Public Forum Understanding Anxiety Disorders Find out more about common Anxiety Disorders including: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Social Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder (Panic Attacks) Agoraphobia Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Learn about what helps recovery, and what services are available. Date:             26th October, 2015 Time:             6:00 pm for a 6:30 pm start Location:      Commercial Club Albury                        618 Dean Street, Albury Speakers:   Associate Professor Rocco Crino, Clinical…

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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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Working Minds – a presentation by Fay Jackson

October 29, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manning Uniting Church, 29 Albert Street
Taree, New South Wales 2430 Australia
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Free

As a worker are you mindful of your mental health? As an employer do you refer to best practice strategies for minding the health and wellbeing of your team? Fay Jackson is the General Manager of Inclusion with RichmondPRA and the Deputy Commissioner of the NSW Mental Health Commission. Come and hear from Fay the best ways to support and manage your own mental health and that of your staff in the workplace.

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November 2015

Think Health, Not Weight

November 18, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Picton Bowling Club, 10 Cliffe St
Picton, New South Wales 2571 Australia
Free

Free information session for parents with teens and people who work with teens. Collett Smart, a well respected child psychologist and parenting expert, will discuss body image 'vs' a healthy lifestyle and the importance of incorporating both to achieve realistic goals for a teens physical health.

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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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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
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…

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