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Tune In

September 21 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm

Inner West Council in partnership with Sydney Local Health District invites you (if you live work and play in the local government area (LGA)) to submit a 3-4 minute video clip on the topic of mental health, tune in or COVID-19. The clips can be but are not limited to: - Performances - Music - Spoken word - Interpretive dance - Poetry  - Any form of expression that tells a story! 20 entries will be drawn at random to win…

Mental Health Month – Example event

October 1 - October 31

Mental Health Month is an amazing awareness event that spans the whole of October and involves many thousands of people across NSW just like you. But this page has actually been set up as an example event page. So you can see what it will look like and also to give you some tips and tricks for posting your own Mental Health Month event. Post your own event   Event posting tips Start with an engaging description about your event,…

Sydney Scavenger Hunt: Sydney’s Secrets

October 1 - October 31
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Sydney is not just Australia's biggest city, it also has its richest history! Come discover its secrets. Let’s Roam’s Scavenger Hunt was created as a fun activity that helps people connect, play, and laugh together, especially in a time like this.  Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy. Lace-up your walking shoes and get ready to experience the city…

Marathon Madness Virtual Challenge by Top Blokes Foundation

October 1 - October 31

Coinciding with World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, Top Blokes Foundation is raising funds for our mentoring programs to support young male health with our Marathon Madness Virtual Challenge. We are hoping to raise $10,000 this October!!! Go as far as you can! Challenge yourself to a Half Marathon (21KM), Full Marathon (42KM) or if you’re super keen, sign up to the 50KM+ Ultramarathon challenge. Choose whichever distance best suits you and run or walk anytime, anywhere, between…

Movement for Mental Health 4 Week Challenge

October 1 - October 31

TUNE IN to Movement for Mental Health Month this October. Grab your family, a friend or yourself and join this fun 4 Week Exercise Challenge. The challenge includes simple fitness exercises that can be done outside, at work or even in the comfort of your own home, a guided meditation, and fun ways to move on the weekend.

28 For Twenty Eight

October 1 @ 6:00 am - October 31 @ 11:30 pm

28 for TWENTY EIGHT is a Mental Health Month initiative in October 2020, encouraging Australians to take ten minutes to meditate each day, for 28 consecutive days. Guided meditations will be available online via Facebook to promote this year's theme of 'Tune In', so participants can take part anywhere, anytime. In addition to providing free guided meditations to the community, ‘28 for TWENTY EIGHT’ will raise funds for Lifeline. Currently, it costs Lifeline $28 to answer a single call, a…

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Week and ‘Cos of COVID’ Lived Experiences

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Week is hosted by Australian BPD Foundation. We aim to reduce stigma and increase awareness that borderline personality disorder is a a complex mental illness that is is treatable with appropriate evidence-based therapies. There's something for everyone in the 2020 "Flipping the Script: Changing the Narrative on BPD" campaign. Join us on Thursday October 1st at 6:30 pm to 8 pm AEDT with our free online event  'Cos of COVID' survival strategies from people with…

Tune In To Waves, Tune In Festival – St George and Sutherland Mental Health Interagency

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This Mental Health Month, tune in to the St George and Sutherland Mental Health Interagency Tune In Festival 2020. Tuning In means being present, being aware of what’s happening within you, and in the world around you. Tune In to your senses, Tune In to your community and take a moment to connect with your environment, your body, and focus your mind. Tuning In can help you find a new perspective and can help you reflect and be present. In…

Conversations From Home – A transformational journey to Mental Health & Well-Being

October 2 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Throughout the month of October, Awakening The Senses (ATS), in partnership with the Men's Health & Well-Being Association of NSW (MHWA) will be running a series of free interactive on-line workshops supporting health. The aim is to take participants through a transformational journey to explore health through the following four pillars: physical, emotional, mental & energetic. This will involve panel discussion (International & Australian-based experts in their field), workshops/seminars, inspiration speakers, life coaches, music & meditation. The sessions will run…

SWS Online Mental Health Summit

October 3 - October 31

Gain access to a variety of online learning activities and opportunities to support your mental health wellness with the South Western Sydney (SWS) Online Mental Health Summit! Organisations from across SWS will be delivering free activities & opportunities on a wide range of mental health recovery and wellness topics for people within SWS with a lived experience, for carers and for service providers during October's Mental Health Awareness month. Wed 7th Oct - "Moving Beyond Trauma", presented by Petrea King,…

Queer Family Kayaking & Picnic

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is Part 1 of our Mental Health Month Tune Up Sessions thanks to WayAhead Mental Health Association! The tide is high at 10.38am, perfect for a morning paddle and picnic. We will meet from 9am and start paddling at 10am. Don't be late! Once you have booked, you will be given instructions on the meeting place. We will paddle Simpsons Creek on the high tide for about an hour and have a rest and beach swim when we get…

Queer Family Kayaking & Picnic

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is Part 1 of our Mental Health Month Tune Up Sessions thanks to WayAhead Mental Health Association. The tide is high at 10.38am, perfect for a morning paddle and picnic. We will meet from 9 am and start paddling at 10 am. Don't be late!! Once you have booked, you will be given instructions on the meeting place. We will paddle Simpsons Creek on the high tide for about an hour and have a rest and beach swim when…

Conversations From Home – A transformational journey to Mental Health & Well-Being

October 5 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Throughout the month of October, Awakening The Senses (ATS), in partnership with the Men's Health & Well-Being Association of NSW (MHWA) will be running a series of free interactive on-line workshops supporting health. The aim is to take participants through a transformational journey to explore health through the following four pillars: physical, emotional, mental & energetic. This will involve panel discussion (International & Australian-based experts in their field), workshops/seminars, inspiration speakers, life coaches, music & meditation. The sessions will run…

Chalk Art Workshops – Kiama and Jamberoo

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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AM workshop is at Kiama and PM workshop is at Jamberoo.

To celebrate Mental Health Month artists Samuel Hall and Trish Levett with be holding a workshop to design and create Chalk Art Murals. The Murals will be displaying positive mental health messages to raise awareness about mental health in the community. Young people are invited to take part in this FREE two-hour workshop. COVID -19 Safety Regulations in place. Workshop limited to 10 people for young people aged 12 and 24 years. If you require additional supports to take part…

Chalk Art Workshops – Kiama and Jamberoo

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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AM workshop is at Kiama and PM workshop is at Jamberoo.

To celebrate Mental Health Month artists Samuel Hall and Trish Levett with be holding a workshop to design and create Chalk Art Murals. The Murals will be displaying positive mental health messages to raise awareness about mental health in the community. Young people are invited to take part in this FREE two-hour workshop. COVID -19 Safety Regulations in place. Workshop limited to 10 people for young people aged 12 and 24 years. If you require additional supports to take part…

Rising from rejection: How educators can build school belonging in students

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Program for International Student Assessment reports that 1 in 3 students don't feel like they belong in their school. In the lead up to World Mental Health Day, Professor Kip Williams will present the negative psychological effects of rejection and ostracism in schools. He will reveal some key findings on what rejection can lead to and what happens to an individual once they are excluded. This presentation will be followed by an esteemed panel of experts as they explore…

Beyond! Youth Leadership Camp

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 9, 2020

Beyond! will bring together students aged 15-18 years and young people with lived experiences of mental health issues, as well as mental health experts, delivering workshops over 3 days. Beyond! is about tuning in to stigma and creating youth mental health community leaders who are empowered to support themselves and their peers. Day 1: Batyr - Mental Health Stigma Hear from young people at Batyr discussing personal experiences and why it is important to break the stigma. Day 2: safeTALK…

Minfulness Meditation Online

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

Meditation is something everyone can do to improve mental and emotional health. You can do it anywhere, anytime. It needs no special equipment and it's free. The benefits of learning to meditate include: -Reduce stress, manage anxiety and improve sleep -Support emotional health and promote self-awareness -Generate Kindness, empathy and self-compassion -Develop mental discipline and will power -Help relax and quiet a busy mind For young people 12-20 years old. Meet every Wednesday from 5 pm to 5:30 pm on…

Tune in with Jungle City

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

We will be hosting weekly online Discussions at 7 pm AEST with professionals from diverse disciplines on our Facebook community group 'Every Body Dance' Australia, to provide an opportunity to discover innovative and alternative ways to support our mental health for ourselves and our families. We will also host FREE dance therapy sessions on Friday mornings at 10am for anyone who would like to join.

Conversations From Home – A transformational journey to Mental Health & Well-Being

October 7 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Throughout the month of October, Awakening The Senses (ATS), in partnership with the Men's Health & Well-Being Association of NSW (MHWA) will be running a series of free interactive on-line workshops supporting health. The aim is to take participants through a transformational journey to explore health through the following four pillars: physical, emotional, mental & energetic. This will involve panel discussion (International & Australian-based experts in their field), workshops/seminars, inspiration speakers, life coaches, music & meditation. The sessions will run…

Beyond! Youth Leadership Camp

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 9, 2020

Beyond! will bring together students aged 15-18 years and young people with lived experiences of mental health issues, as well as mental health experts, delivering workshops over 3 days. Beyond! is about tuning in to stigma and creating youth mental health community leaders who are empowered to support themselves and their peers. Day 1: Batyr - Mental Health Stigma Hear from young people at Batyr discussing personal experiences and why it is important to break the stigma. Day 2: safeTALK…

Journey of Discovery through Adversity

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2020

I am having an ART Exhibition during Mental Health Month, on October 8th – 11th and the October 15th – 18th at Gallery 371, 371 Enmore Road ENMORE NSW. Tel: 0414 738 788 Web: www.gallery371.com.au My art is about a personal journal of Self Discovery through childhood adversities. My artworks represent an inner journey. These paintings illustrate with color, symbols and words, a place within that sheltered from life because of what my experience meant for me. I use words in…

FREE Evidence Based Relaxation Classes

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Relaxation is critical to mental health and wellbeing! To celebrate October's Mental Health Month, Dr Judy Lovas is offering free 45 minute Relaxation Therapy Classes on Thursday, October 8th . Classes are at 2.00pm, 4.30pm and 6.00pm in Northbridge. Book now by completing the form https://forms.gle/yNd33WixRSfPHTY1A, emailing July at judymlovas@gmail.com, or calling Judy at 0419 433 961. Act quickly as small classes are for 6 people only per session.

FREE Evidence Based Relaxation Classes

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Relaxation is critical to mental health and wellbeing! To celebrate October's Mental Health Month, Dr Judy Lovas is offering free 45 minute Relaxation Therapy Classes on Thursday, October 8th . Classes are at 2.00pm, 4.30pm and 6.00pm in Northbridge. Book now by completing the form https://forms.gle/yNd33WixRSfPHTY1A, emailing July at judymlovas@gmail.com, or calling Judy at 0419 433 961. Act quickly as small classes are for 6 people only per session.

FREE Evidence Based Relaxation Classes

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Relaxation is critical to mental health and wellbeing! To celebrate October's Mental Health Month, Dr Judy Lovas is offering free 45 minute Relaxation Therapy Classes on Thursday, October 8th . Classes are at 2.00pm, 4.30pm and 6.00pm in Northbridge. Book now by completing the form https://forms.gle/yNd33WixRSfPHTY1A, emailing July at judymlovas@gmail.com, or calling Judy at 0419 433 961. Act quickly as small classes are for 6 people only per session.

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