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Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month The City of Canterbury Bankstown is hosting a series of programs and activities to raise awareness and show support during Mental Health Month (October). No Mental Health Month The City of Canterbury Bankstown is hosting a series of programs and activities to raise awareness and show support during Mental Health Month (October). 16/10/2019 3:00 PM 31/10/2019 5:00 PM Multiple venues Events; What's On
Mental Health Month

​October 2019

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is hosting a series of programs and activities to raise awareness and show support during Mental Health Month (October).

​Date

​Event

​Venue

​Tuesday 1 October

​Bankstown Wellness Festival (10am-2pm)

A fun and interactive FREE event where residents can talk to local services and engage in activities that promote health and wellbeing. For more information, email jacob.steuart@cbcity.nsw.gov.au or call 9707 9857.

​Paul Keating Park,
The Mall, Bankstown NSW 2200

Every Wednesday and Thursday in October

HSC Lock-In (8-10pm)
​Students aged 15-25 years will have access to FREE food, FREE tutoring, library HSC resources, online databases and health and wellbeing activities.

​Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Rd, Bankstown

Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre, 14 Amy St, Campsie

Friday 4 October

Artistic Mindfulness (Noon to 4pm)
Engage in artistic activities and explore the close relationship between art and mindfulness. Bookings essential. For more information, call Paul from Wellways on 0438 991 053.

​Bankstown Arts Centre,
5 Olympic Parade, Bankstown

​Starting Monday 14 October

​Understanding Recovery: Using a Wellbeing Approach (10-week course) (10am-2.30pm)
Available to people with lived experience of mental health, carers and service providers. For more information, and to enrol, call 4621 8400 or visit swsrecoverycollege.com.au

​Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre, Rickard Road, Bankstown

Wednesday 16 October

​Drop-In (3-5pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)
Piece of mind workshop - cake decorating (3-5pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

​Wednesday 16 October

​Active Canterbury Bankstown - FREE yoga sessions (10.30am to 11.30am)
We would like to invite you to participate in our FREE yoga sessions, where you will be able to take part in the classes and clear your mind! Limited space. Bookings Essential. For more information contact Council’s Recreation Officer on 9707 9236 or visit cb.city/activecb-yoga

​Morris Iemma Indoor Sports Centre
150 Belmore Road North, Riverwood

Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 October

Understanding Mental Health (two-day course) (9am-4.30pm)
This course is facilitated by Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) for Service Providers (managers, employees, frontline support workers).

​Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre, Rickard Road, Bankstown

Wednesday 16 to Thursday 31 October 2019

​Mental Health Month BYRC Drop-in Activities
Download the flyer to find out more.

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

Birrong Leisure and Aquatic Centre,
Wellington Road, Birrong

Thursday 17 October

​Drop-In (3-5pm)
Mental Health guest speaker from Black Dog Institute (3-5pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)
Girls’ boxing class (4.30-5.30pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

Thursday 17 October

Vietnamese Living Library (9.30am-12.30pm)

Listen to community members share personal stories on mental health and wellbeing. This event will be spoken in Vietnamese. To register, email chau.nguyen@health.nsw.gov.au or call 9780 2767.

Bankstown Arts Centre
5 Olympic Parade, Bankstown

​Friday 18 October

​Summer Drop-In (4-6pm)
Meditation at the pool (4-6pm)

​Birrong Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Wellington Road, Birrong

Wednesday 23 October

​Drop-In (3-5pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)
Jam session with Dave (3-5pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

​Thursday 24 October

Drop-In (3-5pm)
Girls’ boxing class (4.30-5.30pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

​Friday 25 October

​Summer Drop-In (4-6pm)
Meditation at the pool (4-6pm)

​Birrong Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Wellington Road, Birrong

Monday 28 October

Suicide Prevention Workshop (10am to 2:30pm)
Informed by the latest research in suicide prevention, Wesley LifeForce training equips participants with a variety of skills such as managing suicidal crisis, understanding risk and protective factors, as well as how to recognise potential warning signs. Register at cb.city/suicideprevention or contact Maria Krohn on 9857 2661.

​The Carrington Centre,
2 Carrington Square, Campsie

​Wednesday 30 October

​Drop-In (3-5pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)
Jam session with Dave (3-5pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore

Wednesday 30 October

​Be Healthy and Active (10.30am-1pm)

Bolton Clarke is hosting free health and wellbeing sessions on having a healthy brain and body, and healthy eating and nutrition. Participants will receive a free Maggie Beer Foundation recipe book. There will also be free hearing checks.

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre,
80 Rickard Road, Bankstown

Thursday 31 October

​Drop-In (3-5pm)
Mental health guest speaker from Black Dog Institute (3-5pm)
Girls’ boxing class (4.30-5.30pm)
Homework Help and Free Tutor (3-5pm)

​Belmore Youth Resource Centre,
38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore