Living Well Photography Competition 2022

New South Wales

In celebration of Mental Health Month, Sydney Local Health District is running a Photography Competition. The competition is open to all mental health carers, consumers, inpatients and anybody with a lived experience of mental illness residing in the state of NSW and Sydney Local Health District staff. Theme:  ‘Building Resilience’ Our lives after the COVID-19 […]

Free
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HSC Study Break with Headspace

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

HSC students head over to Penrith City Library these school holidays and talk to the team from headspace with tips to keep cool, calm and collected in the lead up to and during your exams. Pick up an HSC support pack that includes HSC study tips, self-care and mental health care tips plus - enter […]

FREE

the BIG Sit.

New South Wales

Join people from all over Australia to Sit for 10-20 mins a day from the 1st to the 28th of October, in preparation for the BIG Sit on Saturday 29th October at 7am. See what a difference daily meditation can make to your mental fitness. We are excited to bring you this opportunity to commit to meditating during […]

Free

Neami National Art Exhibition

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

Visit Penrith Library in Mental Health Month and enjoy the creative art pieces created by clients of Neami National. Neami is a community-based organisation providing services to improve mental health and wellbeing in the local community. The exhibition can be viewed during opening hours at Penrith Library, throughout the month of October.

FREE
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HSC Study Break with Headspace

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

HSC students head over to Penrith City Library these school holidays and talk to the team from headspace with tips to keep cool, calm and collected in the lead up to and during your exams. Pick up an HSC support pack that includes HSC study tips, self-care and mental health care tips plus - enter […]

FREE

Let’s Talk About Anxiety for Carer’s Week

Suite 2.02, 33 Saunders St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

You're invited to our free educational forum for carers supporting a loved one with anxiety to celebrate Carer's Week and Mental Health Month! Hosted by WayAhead and Mental Health Carers NSW. This event will be held at our office in Pyrmont on Wednesday the 5th October. Our forum will feature Dr Rocco Crino, a widely respected expert on anxiety, as well as stories from Paul and Emma who […]

Free
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HSC Study Break with Headspace

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

HSC students head over to Penrith City Library these school holidays and talk to the team from headspace with tips to keep cool, calm and collected in the lead up to and during your exams. Pick up an HSC support pack that includes HSC study tips, self-care and mental health care tips plus - enter […]

FREE

Take a Break with Healing Arts – Community Morning Tea and Open House Wellness Activities

Master Sha Tao Centre Sydney Level 1, 261 Pacific Highway, North Sydney, NSW

Take a journey through healing arts and meditation practice and add a unique, expressive and centering approach to your toolkit for wellbeing. The day will begin with a morning tea, an opportunity for social connection and to open up the co-creative space. Then choose your own path of experience as activities will be presented in […]

Free

Take a Break with Healing Arts – Community Morning Tea and Open House Wellness Activities

Master Sha Tao Centre Sydney Level 1, 261 Pacific Highway, North Sydney, NSW

Take a journey through healing arts and meditation practice and add a unique, expressive and centering approach to your toolkit for wellbeing. The day will begin with a morning tea, an opportunity for social connection and to open up the co-creative space. Then choose your own path of experience as activities will be presented in […]

Free

Blue Phoenix Sunflower Quilt Launch

Carina Community Centre 1 Edmund Street, Carina, Queensland

Come and join us as we celebrate the creation of our Sunflower quilt and send it on its mission to stimulate conversation around mental health issues. This major textile work is a group initiative and challenge which took over 12 months to complete. Blue Phoenix’s aim is to stimulate the discussion in the general population […]

free

Selfie Snapshot Scavenger Hunt

Orange Botanic Gardens Hill Street, Orange, New South Wales

Scavenger Hunt at Orange Botanic Gardens. Find the items, snap a selfie and solve the riddle to enter the prize draw. Enjoy a Lions Club BBQ, headspace lemonade stand and information stalls.

FREE
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Flourish Pop Up Clinics

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

Flourish Australia will be partnering with Penrith City Library for Mental Health Month. Flourish Australia is a leading provider of comprehensive mental health support services. Come in and find out more about the services they provide, get some tips on good mental health, and advice on how to support yourself and others with mental health […]

FREE

Peak Speaks – Tuning into Carer Lived Experience

Suite 2.02, 33 Saunders St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Join Mental Health Carers NSW for this special LIVE edition of Peak Speaks to celebrate Mental Health Month and Carer's Week! Our topic, Tuning Into Carer Lived Experience, will be discussed by five insightful and diverse panelists, covering the realms of policy, advocacy and lived experience. NSW Mental Health Commissioner, Catherine Lourey Mental Health Coordinating […]

Free

Neami Community Cup

Findlay Park, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Port Macquarie, NSW

The Neami Community Cup will be a combination of a round-robin soccer competition which will include teams from different organisations combining both support workers, consumers and members of the public, community stalls hosted by various local mental health-based organisations as well as agencies which can provide a positive impact on one’s mental health, a barbeque […]

FREE

Special Movie Screening of EMBRACE: KIDS

Event Cinemas, Macquarie Macquarie Shopping Centre, cnr Herring & Waterloo Rds, North Ryde, NSW

As part of our Festival of Resilience in October, for Mental Health Month, we will be showing the film, EMBRACE: KIDS to help school aged children and their parents reframe issues around body image, bullying, and gender identity. This uplifting film by Taryn Brumfitt, which recently screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival, brings a […]

$2 – $25
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Flourish Pop Up Clinics

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

Flourish Australia will be partnering with Penrith City Library for Mental Health Month. Flourish Australia is a leading provider of comprehensive mental health support services. Come in and find out more about the services they provide, get some tips on good mental health, and advice on how to support yourself and others with mental health […]

FREE

Mental Health Awareness Back to Basics

Ryde Library 1 Pope Street, Ryde, NSW

Learn and discuss the basics of mental health awareness in this safe and confidential workshop. Join us at Ryde Library for Mental Health Month with this informative workshop designed to increase mental health awareness for yourself or a loved one. Each attendee will receive a handout for easy reference after the session. Topics covered will […]

Free

Walk for Mental Health NSW

Sydney CBD Various, Sydney, NSW

The Walk for Mental Health in Sydney is being held at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney CBD. You can choose to walk 3km, 5km or 10km. It is a perfect opportunity for the community to come together to raise awareness and advocate for mental health. Let’s all take steps towards mental health, whether that is […]

$10
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Flourish Pop Up Clinics

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

Flourish Australia will be partnering with Penrith City Library for Mental Health Month. Flourish Australia is a leading provider of comprehensive mental health support services. Come in and find out more about the services they provide, get some tips on good mental health, and advice on how to support yourself and others with mental health […]

FREE
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Free webinar – Making Friends with Stress

Online

Have you ever felt like stress was getting in the way of you living your best life? The good news is certain types of stress are actually good for you! Join Nick Kenny from KYDS Youth Development Service on Tuesday 18th or Thursday 20th October from 6:30pm to 7.30pm for this interactive webinar on how to make friends with stress! Discover simple and […]

Free

Likemind Pop Up Information Stall

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

If you have a mental health concern, or are worried about how you, a family member or friend is feeling and you want to talk to someone, then LikeMind can help. Come and chat to the team at their Pop Up Information Stall on Wednesday 19 October from 3pm-8pm and find out more about this […]

FREE
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Flourish Pop Up Clinics

Penrith Library 601 High Street, Penrith, NSW

Flourish Australia will be partnering with Penrith City Library for Mental Health Month. Flourish Australia is a leading provider of comprehensive mental health support services. Come in and find out more about the services they provide, get some tips on good mental health, and advice on how to support yourself and others with mental health […]

FREE
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Free webinar – Making Friends with Stress

Online

Have you ever felt like stress was getting in the way of you living your best life? The good news is certain types of stress are actually good for you! Join Nick Kenny from KYDS Youth Development Service on Tuesday 18th or Thursday 20th October from 6:30pm to 7.30pm for this interactive webinar on how to make friends with stress! Discover simple and […]

Free

Carer’s Week Trivia

Online via Zoom New South Wales

Join Mental Health Carers NSW for a fun, free, online trivia session to celebrate Carer's Week and Mental Health Month.

Free