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CBCity has organised a range of activities for the month of October to mark Mental Health Month.Take part in fun events which range from online workshops and information sessions to exercise classes, art exhibitions, HSC support and a city-wide scavenger hunt!
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For more information call 9707 9857.
11am - 12pm
6pm - pm
Students will have FREE access to food, tutoring, online databases, and health and wellbeing advice.
Proof of student status is required for entry.
Students must adhere to hygiene practices and social distancing measures.
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Sessions will be run by a qualified wellness practitioner.
Through this, we'll be inspired to use drawing techniques and collage to create our own Frida.
We'll then move on to a self-portrait inspired by Kahlo's many "selfies".
If there's time, we'll finish with a fun, Frida inspired drawing exercise that will really get your creative juices flowing.
No experience is needed for this workshop which is also family friendly (younger children must be accompanied by a paying adult).
Don't forget to grab paper, coloured and normal pencils and glue. You can also use paints and other mediums of your choice. You'll need old newspapers/magazines and anything you can use to create a collage such as ribbon, crepe paper, glitter, string, wool....anything you can find!
No registration needed.
CBCity has organised a range of activities for Mental Health Month this October. Take part in fun activities such as a scavenger hunt for your chance to win a picnic pack or mental health pack. All you have to do is go for a walk in one of our local parks!There are five stops with questions at each park. Follow the instructions below to submit your answers for your chance to win.
Take part in Mental Health Month celebrations and go to any of these local parks listed and click on the links below to see which park is suitable for you:
For further information call 9707 9857.
Say YES to healthy relationships! Domestic and family violence can have a significant negative impact on the mental health of those subjected to the abuse, children, friends and family. Say NO to DV and YES to healthy relationships!
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You may recognise that you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health problem. This can include changes in a person's thinking, emotional state or behaviour, which can in turn affect their daily life. These changes may disrupt the person's ability to work or carry out their usual personal relationships – just like a physical illness would.
People are often too afraid to access services simply because they feel that they will be judged in a negative way by the people around them, or be treated according to the stigma that surrounds mental illness. This is unfortunate as effective treatments are available for mental illness, and you should always be treated with respect. Treatment and support provided in the early stages of illness can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life.
headspace Bankstown is a free and confidential service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access friendly youth mental health professionals.
provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness.
Heads Up is all about giving individuals and businesses the tools to create more mentally healthy workplaces.
Grow uses a 12-step program for recovery or prevention of mental illness.
Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
One Door Mental Health has Carer Advocates who provide individual support services and training for carers and families of someone with mental illness.
Provide a broad range of specialist mental health services.
Actively promotes the mental health and wellbeing of Australia's diverse communities.
Recovery Point is a South Western Sydney Mental Health Resource that is an easy to use website and app.
The Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC) works with people from culturally and linguistically (CALD) diverse communities, health professionals and partner organisations across NSW to support good mental health.
You can also find GP practices by suburb through the National Health Services Directory at
A care plan prepared by a patient and GP which explains a person's mental health needs and goals, and outlines treatment options and support services to reach those goals.
While GPs may manage the treatment of an individual, under a Mental Health Care Plan, they may also decide to refer a person for psychological treatment with a mental health professional. These include psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists in mental health, mental health nurses, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Workers.