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What is the event? Last October for Mental Health month Minister Greg Hunt supported the Mind Blank team in honouring Veteran Michael Ward in walking 720 kilometres from Adelaide to Melbourne. This fund raising attempt was hugely successful as $59,000 was received and more importantly, it raised awareness around youth suicide as the campaign gained over 17 thousand page visits. Mr Ward walked because he lost his brother age 21. Who took his life when serving in the Royal Marines.…Find out more »
SHARE A STROLL for Mental Health Month. Yass Library 88 Comur St Come and “share a stroll” with the Yass Community Mental Health Service and your community. Social connections not only improve overall mental health and well-being, they build resilience. We can all share the journey if we are willing to lend a hand and take a hand when needed. Understand we are not alone, to encourage communities to be supportive, reduce stigma around mental health and seek support early.Find out more »
Registrations are now open for the sixth annual Wellness Walk in Sydney which aims to bridge the gap between stigma and understanding of mental health. The event is comprised of two different distances; a 2km mini-walk around the Royal Botanic Gardens and a 5.9km walk over Sydney Harbour Bridge and back. Both walks start and finish in the beautiful grounds of Government House, Sydney. The Wellness Walk is an awareness raising exercise for Mental Health Month and also operates as…Find out more »
A chance for grandparents to spend a morning outdoors in nature with their grandchild. We'll be tuning out of modern day life to tune into the natural rhythms of nature with a bush walk and nature games. Grandparents will also get a chance to get creative with their grandchild with our nature craft activity. This activity is for grandparents and children only - no parents please.Find out more »