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September 2015

Mums move to beat the blues

September 29, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Dubbo Farmers Markets, Rotary Park near the Information Centre
Dubbo, New South Wales Australia
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On the 17th October at 9am, a pram walk for mums, mums-to-be, dads & kids will be held at the Farmers Markets to promote the benefits of physical exercise for our mental well-being. Contact Lorna, 0431 719 553, for further details.

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October 2015

Wollongong’s Walk of Pride and Mental Health Information Expo 2015

October 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Crown Street Mall, Crown Street Mall
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
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Free

To commence the celebration of Mental Health Month in Wollongong, local service providers and organisations are holding Wollongong's Walk of Pride followed by a Mental Health Information Expo. ARAFMI Illawarra will be leadng the Walk of Pride, a walk to show support, hope, passion and prode for those who live mental illness and their families. The walk will continue to the celebrations in the mall where free enertainment, activities and mental health information will be available.

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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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Western Sydney Walk of Hope

October 10, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Parramatta River (Wilde Ave), Walk commences from Parramatta Swimming Pool car park and culminates in a community event on the River by Wilde Ave Parramatta
Sydney, New South Wales Australia
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FREE

The Western Sydney Walk of Hope Network is delighted to be hosting Western Sydney's first "Walk of Hope" on World Mental Health Day along the picturesque banks of the Parramatta River, followed by a FREE community event with stalls, activities and entertainment. Mental distress touches all of our lives at some time. It could be family, friends, colleagues, neighbours, or you. Mental Illness doesn't discriminate, so why do we? This is an inclusive community event, promoting help seeking and HOPE.

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Wellness Walk

October 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Government House, Government House
Sydney,, NSW 2068 Australia
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This is the third year that Wellness Walk is being held. And WayAhead - Mental Health Association NSW has become a partner with the Sunflower Foundation’s Wellness Walk. The Wellness Walk is a yearly 5km walk. It starts at 10am, Sunday 11th of October, at Government House Sydney, across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Milsons Point, and returning - with the finishing line at Government House. Where there is much to celebrate, enjoy and learn at the Wellness Festival! It’s a family friendly walk suitable for…

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Mental Health Activity

October 23, 2015 @ 10:30 pm
St Mary’s Catholic Church, Church st. Mudgee Mudgee, New South Wales 2850 Australia + Google Map
free

Laughter Yoga, Tai Chi, Drumming old fashioned games, mandala, wire sculpture, stress balls, massage. Walk of Pride

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Mental Health Walk of Pride Newcastle

October 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Pacific Park, Pacific Park - Pacific Street
Newcastle, NSW 2068 Australia
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Now in its 11th year, The Mental Health Walk of Pride will once again take place in Newcastle’s CBD. Beginning at Pacific Park, people come together to walk along Hunter St with smiles, banners, balloons and pride; to raise awareness for and de-stigmatise mental illness. The Walk provides hope, inspiration and a wonderful opportunity for the community to show support to those who live with mental illness and to their family and friends. With its festive air, the Mental Health…

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Rainbow Alliance Pride March

October 31, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bligh Street Parklands, Bligh Street
Dubbo, New South Wales Australia
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Rainbow Alliance has partnered with headspace Dubbo to celebrate the diversity within the Dubbo community. The march will be held on the 31st October, 10am-2pm, from the Bligh Street parklands, up Bultje Street, down Macquarie Street, left into Church Street and concluding at Ollie Robbins Oval. At Ollie Robbins Oval, there will be various activities and stalls for members of the community to enjoy. Contact Nic Steepe, 5852 1900, for more information.

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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
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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

Random Acts of Kindness

October 3, 2016 @ 8:30 am - October 31, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Griffith and surrounding communities, 140 Yambil Street
Griffith, New South Wales 2680 Australia
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Staff from Centacare Southwest NSW will be engaging in "Random Acts of Kindness" in Griffith NSW and the surrounding communities as we reflect the benefits of positive actions toward obtaining and maintaining good mental health. Laminated cards will be handed out asking the recipients to pay a "random act of kindness" forward to demonstrate the impact that this small contribution can have. Ideally, the community will "Learn and Grow" from the events, not only as individuals but also in educating…

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Learn and Grow with your super hero

October 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont Park, Belmont Park
Goulburn, New South Wales 2580 Australia
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The theme of our event Is learn and grow with your super hero. We are exploring everyday superheros like carers, family and other supports for those struggling with mental health issues or just everyday stressors of life. We will have capes available for people to decorate and will be encouraging people to dress up for the market day with lots of information stalls and interactive activities with a mental health theme. A photo booth will be available and we will…

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Grafton Zombie Walk

October 8, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Market Square, Memorial Park, Prince Street, to Market Square Prince Street
Grafton , New South Wales 2460 Australia
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In partnership, Clarence Valley Council Community Development (Youth), Clarence Youth Action group, On Track Community Programs and OTCP Clear Minds Youth Reference group will be organising the Grafton Zombie Walk on the 8th of October from 3.00pm till 6.30pm as part of Mental Health Month with a specific focus on promoting positive mental health and wellbeing. Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage the community about mental health through a week of interactive events across the state including…

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Mental Health Week – Wellbeing Launch

October 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Walcha Central School, 154e North St
WALCHA, New South Wales 2354 Australia
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$10

Colour Run

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2016 Wellness Walk

October 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Government House for Start & Finish, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000 New South Wales Australia + Google Map

On Sunday 16 October the Wellness Walk returns for its fourth year of fun, festivity and fundraising for mental health. The 5km walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a simple way to show support for the one in five Australians who experience mental illness. It’s a family friendly walk with an easy route suitable for all ages and abilities. The walk raises awareness for mental illness and encourages walking as a way to improve wellness. Crossing the Sydney Harbour…

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Mental Health Wellness Walk

October 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pacific Park, Pacific Park - Pacific Street
Newcastle, NSW 2068 Australia
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Free

The Mental Health Wellness Walk (formerly known as The Mental Health Walk of Pride) has been an annual event for the Hunter Community to step out of stigma for 12 years. Mental illness is a part of life and it impacts on individuals, families and the whole community in a variety of ways. Through education, information sharing and public awareness, attitudes and beliefs can be challenged and possibly changed. On a fundamental level this is what Mental Health Carers ARAFMI…

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Mental Health Wellness Walk

October 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pacific Park, Pacific Park - Pacific Street
Newcastle, NSW 2068 Australia
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Free

The Mental Health Wellness Walk (formerly known as The Mental Health Walk of Pride) has been an annual event for the local Hunter community to step out of stigma for 12 years. Mental illness is a part of life and it impacts on individuals, families and the whole community in a variety of ways. Through education, information sharing and public awareness, attitudes and beliefs can be challenged and possibly changed. On a fundamental level this is what ARAFMI (Association of…

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CELEBRATING MENTALH AWARENESS AT OUR NOWRA MAKERS MARKETS

October 22, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 5:00 pm
jellybean park nowra, egans lane nowra
Nowra , New South Wales 2541 Australia
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We will be lifting the profile and stigma around what mental health is, at our October 22nd NOWRA MAKERS MARKETS HELD AT JELLYBEAN PARK IN EGAN'S LANE, NOWRA, WE ARE VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE SHOALHAVEN NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES AND OPPERATE OUT OF THE EAST NOWRA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER OUR MAKER'S ARE A PROJECT OF THE SHOALHAVEN NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES AND WE ARE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SHOALHAVEN CITY COUNCIL AND OUR AMBASSADORS ARE THE SHOALHAVEN BUSINESS CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE OUR PROCEEDS SUPPORT…

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Mental Health Celebration

October 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Mary’s Catholic Churh grounds, Church St
Mudgee, New South Wales 2850 Australia
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A mental health activity will be held on the 23rd October 2016 in the grounds of St Mary's catholic church from 11 am - 2pm. The activities planned include, art and craft activities including making dream catchers, mandalas, hope flags, chocolate wheel, a walk of pride and more. There will also be interactive tai chi, yoga, reiki, massage and zumba. A market type of activity is planned with home made goods for sale. Mental health staff will be available to…

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Wellness Expo

October 30, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unkya Reserve, Eungai Creek Road
Eungai Creek, New South Wales 2441 Australia
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Activities, presenters and static information stalls promoting mental health- activities include fitness programs- GASP (Gentle Exercise For Senior Persons) Ready Mob- wellness programs for Aboriginal people (TBC), mums & Bubs, and children's yoga, speakers- Beyond Blue, Creative arts therapy, Baylins Hoskins (preventing youth suicide) and Landcare, and a creative arts therapy workshop

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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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