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October is Mental Health Month!

                          October is Mental Health Month!

Every October we celebrate mental health month across Australia with the aim to talk about, raise awareness of and promote action for mental health and wellbeing! Organisations across the country will be acknowledging this month with events, activities and discussions! While every state does things individually to celebrate mental health month, the purpose is still the same!

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This year’s Mental Health Month theme from Way Ahead (NSW) isShare the journey”:

“Share the Journey is all about ways we can connect with others, both for our own health and wellbeing, as well as theirs.” Way Ahead 2019

 

Share the Journey

 

To read more about Mental Health Month, you can check out the Way Ahead Website here! You can also search for calendars of events in your local state or city! Here are a few places you can get involved: New South Wales, Melbourne (Victoria), Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, Canberra and ACT

 

How will the forums be celebrating Mental Health Month?

 

  1. World mental health day is only days away; 10th of October! To celebrate World Mental Health Day, you can join in the 10/10 Mental Health Promise to reduce stigma related to Mental Health here. You are also welcome to tell us about your promise here

  2. This month will be focusing on the topic of Recovery! There will be special discussion throughout October discussing recovery journeys, so keep an eye out
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Check out our community activities calendar for October 2019 here

Re: October is Mental Health Month!

Really looking forward to seeing all of the awesome chats for this Mental Health Month @Jess1-RO ! I was looking through the 10/10 Mental Health Promise to reduce stigma yesterday, and my mental health promise was to check in with my friends and let them know i'm here to listen Heart




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We're having a live Getting Real chat to do with Self-positivity, on Monday the 21st of October! Smiley Very Happy Check it out here! Heart