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October 2017

Happy Hike for Mental Health

October 10 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Free

Join Di Westaway and the Wild Women On Top team for a sunrise hike to celebrate World Mental Health Day on the shores of the spectacular Sydney Harbour. Meet at Queen Elizabeth II Gate entrance to the Royal Botanic Garden, adjacent to the Sydney Opera House. We will immerse ourselves in nature’s gym to release those happy hormones that come from hiking with friends. Take a buddy or three by the hand and bring them along for an energising adventure…

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The Elephant In The Room

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hyde Park, Elisabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Every year we have the opportunity to promote mental health awareness for the month of Oct. So this year we are taking our HUGE Wesley the elephant out of the office and into the public eye! Our aim is to get everyone talking about mental health and to promote our hospitals and their services, with this we am giving out mini Wesley the elephants to the public and asking that they look after him and post his happenings on social…

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Walk of Pride and Wollongong Mental Health Expo

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
civic plaza wollongong, Burelli Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
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Every year in October (Mental Health Month), people who care about mental health gather together to share a special event called the ‘Walk of Pride’. This event is in its 5th year in Wollongong and is in conjunction with the Wollongong Mental Health Month Expo which is also in its 5th year that will be held in the Wollongong mall. The aims of these events is • to foster hope and encouragement for all people living with a mental illness…

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The Elephant In The Room

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hyde Park, Elisabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Free

Every year we have the opportunity to promote mental health awareness for the month of Oct. So this year we are taking our HUGE Wesley the elephant out of the office and into the public eye! Our aim is to get everyone talking about mental health and to promote our hospitals and their services, with this we am giving out mini Wesley the elephants to the public and asking that they look after him and post his happenings on social…

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2017 Wellness Walk

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Government House for Start & Finish, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000 New South Wales Australia + Google Map

The Wellness Walk Is Back For Its Fifth Year! This event is a fantastic opportunity for you to get out for a walk, increase your physical activity while showing your support for people living with mental illness, their families and carers. There are two options to choose from; either 2km walk around the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens or a 5.9km across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and back. At the finish line in the grounds of Government House, you can…

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Beating the blues

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Prince Alfred Park, Chalmers Street Surry Hills
Sydney , New South Wales 2010 Australia
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In celebration of World Mental Health Day - Flourish Australia, Anglicare and City of Sydney are organising the 4th annual Beating the Blues walk to increase awareness of the prevalence of depression and the devastating effects it can have on both the individual and our community. We are going to walk around Prince Alfred Park dressed in blue to raise awareness. There will also be fun activities on offer such as cardio tennis, yoga, art, free access to Prince Alfred…

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Share the Journey – Walking for Mental Health Awareness

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Towradgi Beach Hotel, 170 Pioneer Road
Towradgi, NSW 2518 Australia
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Student Nurses as Professionals (SNAP) from University of Wollongong are organising an awareness walk starting at Towradgi Beach Hotel at 10am on Sunday 22 October. The walk will incorporate the beautiful beach hugging cycleway into the Wollongong Lighthouse before returning for closing address at Towradgi Beach Hotel. Join us for a sense of community, connectedness and awareness that we are not alone and we walk a path alongside you.

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ARAFMI Hunter Mental Health Wellness Walk

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hunter Street Mall, Cnr Hunter and Newcomen Streets
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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ARAFMI Hunter Mental Health Month Walk and Civic Park Festival is an annual event in Newcastle. The Walk encourages everyone in the community to come together to show support for those who live with mental illness, their families and friends, and break the silence on mental illness. To join the Walk meet in the Hunter Street Mall, cnr Hunter and Newcomen Streets at 9.30 am, ready to walk at 10 am to Civic Park. There is no required age or…

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Walk for Wellbeing

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Gough Whitlam Park, Bayview Avenue, Earlwood
Sydney, Australia
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Join us on a relaxing walk along the Cooks River, followed by a light morning tea! We will start by doing a short meditation at Gough Whitlam Park in Earlwood, then head off on an easy walk (no inclines) to the Adora Cafe (bring some change if you wish to buy a coffee). Once we arrive back at Gough Whitlam park there will be a short music therapy activity, followed by morning tea. Registrations are required. Meet in the carpark!

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