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Yin Yoga for Mental HealthJoin us for a free Yinyoga class this Mental Health Week and let us help you to decrease for anxiety and stress and improve your mood and wellbeing.
R U OK? in the Workplace BreakfastR U OK? Breakfast Learn about building an R U OK? Culture in your Workplace
OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY - WA MENTAL HEALTH WEEK - SOLD OUT!This event is sold out! Be part of the special Perth premiere screening of PIECES to officially open WA's Mental Health Week. We promise to make you laugh, cry, learn and come together to recognise the amazing creative talent on our door step and the strength and resilience of people with lived and living experience as a consumer, carer or family member.
Community Well-being FairThe City of Gosnells has partnered with the Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services (WHWS) and mental health service providers to conduct a Community Mental Health Fair.
Plan your own workplace or community morning tea!If you don’t know how to get involved in Mental Health Week, why not do something easy and host a morning tea in your workplace or community group or classroom.
Gerty's Walk - Indigenous Suicide Prevention9k Walk covering the Avon Bridges in Northam WA Exploring Cultural Prevention in Local First Nations Community
Walk for Mental HealthA free Mental Health Week event promoting effective prevention strategies to keep people mentally healthy.
Jungle Body in the BayWorkout on Rottnest Island with The Jungle Body to celebrate WA Mental Health Week!
Spring into LifeThis free event is open to everyone, to celebrate keeping mentally healthy in our community with lots of activities for the whole family.
Quandong Jam Making WorkshopLearn how to make delicious quandong jam with freshly picked native quandongs.
Introduction to PermacultureIntroduction to Permaculture provides an overview of designing with your environment to create a mutually beneficial system
Interactive Workshop with Bee EducatedA unique and engaging hands-on interactive workshop learning all about bees hosted by Bee Educated.
Kinross Community Garden Afternoon TeaAn afternoon tea at the monthly Kinross Community Garden Gathering.
Join the chain for awareness of the mental health brain.Link arms standing on the beach in Mindarie with the aim of finishing the chain in Burns Beach
Bunbury Mental Health Week Art ExhibitionPathways SouthWest is pleased to advise that the Bunbury Mental Health Art Exhibition will be held at BRAG from Sunday 9 October 2022 until Sunday 23 October 2022 and will be open daily from 10am-4pm.
Free Zumba Class!Come along to a free morning Zumba class to increase your fitness, have a laugh and improve mental health!
World Mental Health Day @ Cockburn ARCA free forum with presenters discussing their lived experience and useful strategies to deal with mental health.
Meditation and Sound Bath for WomenExperience a soothing guided meditation and sound bath during Mental Health Week.
Bunbury Mental Health Week activities launchThe Bunbury Mental Health Consortium would like to welcome everyone to the launch of the Bunbury Mental Health Week activities and the Community Directory. Opening address by the Hon Don Punch, MLA, light refreshment (non alcoholic) supplied.
Mindset for SuccessCome along to this free one-hour practical session titled Mindset for Success in support of Mental Health Week 2022.
safeTALK suicide alertness trainingsafeTALK is a half-day suicide alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training.
Open Day at the Pathways SouthWest Turkey Point ClubhouseEnjoy yourselves on the banks of the Leschenault Inlet at the Pathways SouthWest Clubhouse at Turkey Point, Bunbury. Lots of fun activities, coffee and muffins for morning tea and a sausage sizzle for lunch! No charge.
Ambling round townA gentle walk around the town, suitable for those with mobility issues or needing walkers or walking aids
Quandong Jam Making WorkshopA fun couple of days out for all ages picking fruit, turning it into jam and learning about the benefits of the quandong.
Chair Yoga at the Hub with RachelOur weekly chair yoga classes with Rachel and Celesta not only increase flexibility and strength, they also help reduce stress and lead to better sleep. Try it for FREE!
Launch of the Lived Experience (Peer) Workforces FrameworkLaunch of the Lived Experience (Peer) Workforces Framework
Talk Sh*t - In Conversation with Clinical Psychologist Leanne NewlandYou are invited for an open discussion with Clinical Psychologist Leanne Newland
Dads and their LadsAs part of WA Mental Health Week 2022 Nintirri Centre and Tom Price Men's Shed are excited to host 'Dads and their lads' evening BBQ this October. The theme this year is 'Where we live, How we live, What we've lived' and feel this is the perfect opportunity to invite local Dads and their lads to attend a FREE BBQ event. ⚙️Our mission is to raise more awareness around mental health and build further connection in this town, we intend to do this by introducing the Mens Shed facilities as well as the newly appointed and hard-working committee members that keeps the men's shed open and running.
Breakfast by the Bay (SOLD OUT!)THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Western Australian Association for Mental Health has partnered with The University Club of WA to bring you a very special Breakfast by the Bay in Mental Health Week. This seminar will feature a panel of professionals, academics and experts to unpack this year's theme: "Where, how and what we live" focusing on the important intersection between mind, body and environment for mental health.
Swan View Pharmacy MHWSwan View Pharmacy will be supporting this great cause on the 12th of October.
A Day of Compassion, Connection, Community: Practice & PlayAll are welcome to come join us as we celebrate aspects of what makes us uniquely human. Our ability to connect with place, each other and ourselves through shared activities that generate present moment awareness, empathy and compassion.
Circles and Songs in the GardenSouth West Women's Health and Information Centre would like to offer all members of the community a morning spent in a local Bunbury community garden connecting with others, learning in a relaxed setting and participating in a creative experience followed by lunch.
Music over MatterWe are bringing music therapy to two nursing homes in the Perth City area. We hope to create a little of the magic that music therapy can do for our older adults, particularly those with dementia. We hope to create cognitive connections, facilitate social stimulation and reminisce on fond memories.
Coffee Club Open Morning for 55+Join Connect Victoria Park for morning tea, meet new people and find out more about the Village Hub
How to be a Wonder Hunter with Josh LangleyAward winning author Josh Langley takes kids on a journey to discover their inner kindness, resilience, creativity and wonder in a fun filled workshop.
Formal UprisingIt is all about networking, connections and building long sustainable relationships. While we do this we will be featuring a mental health organisation and 50% of ticket sales will go back to them.
Lift the Lid on Mental Health Walk around Shirley Strickland ReserveWalk around the newly landscaped 1.2 KM walkway at Shirley Strickland Reserve in Ardross
Shibashi Tai Chi For 55+Shibashi Tai Chi is designed to improve the general health and wellbeing of the practitioner. During Mental Health Week, NEW PEOPLE can try the Shibashi Tai Chi class for FREE!
A Morning of Mindfulness for Mental HealthJoin 360 Health + Community Rockingham for a morning of mindfulness and stretching to relax your body, mind and soul.
Mindful Movement & MeditationA 1.5 hour class offering mindful movement, relaxation, breath practices and mindfulness meditation.
TURN UP IN BLUE DAY (TUIB Day)Turn Up In Blue (TUIB) Day is a fun, interactive day for the whole community to enjoy to raise awareness for mental health and wellbeing.
Group Ecotherapy and Basket WeavingAvenues Australia has partnered with Back to Nature Ecotherapy for a fun morning of group ecotherapy and basket weaving.
Late afternoon 1hr Bushwalk Tour - Craigie BushlandBushwalk Tour of Craigie Bushland designed to connect people with nature and increase appreciation for suburban bushland.
Get Active Get Together Upper GascoyneA community fun run, walk or bike ride followed by a free community BBQ
UWA The Living RoomThe Living Room (TLR) is a peer led, bespoke UWA Student Life support service, mitigating the risks associated with barriers to help-seeking, complementing and taking pressure off traditional support services, and ensuring UWA students can receive timely assistance. During Mental Health Week 2022 ‘Pop-Up Living Room’ events are planned on campus (e.g., in The Reid Library)
Mental Health Activity daySupport services connection with coffee van for families to gain vital information plus Zumba activities for every year group and healthy lunch for all the staff to assist with information sharing and looking at support resources
Be You Day and WeekAs a key aspect of York District High School's commitment to supporting a mentally healthy school community, 'Be You' Week is based on the principles of celebrating individuality, increasing the school community's awareness of mental health and building strong relationships.
Mental Health & Morning TeaCome and join us for a cuppa and a chat as we celebrate the importance of community connection.
Community aerobics and morning teaA fun and inclusive exercise session, followed by delicious, nutritious morning tea.
A Day in the ParkCommunity are invited to a fun and inspiring day at Marks Park. Free children activities, music, presentations, service providers stalls, and free community BBQ all focused on Mind, Body and Environment contributing to healthy people and communities.
LGBTQIA+ Community Grow Workshop with OliviaEducate ourselves and others, share our lived experiences, and update our knowledge on new and updated LGBTQIA+ terms and gender identities.
Terrific teachers teaOn Friday, 14 October during Mental Health Week, the Lathlain Primary School P&C is hosting a morning tea for our terrific teachers and school staff.
Blue Mental Health TruckIn collaboration with the Perth Networking Club, MATES in Construction and the CTF, Consolidated Group of Companies are lauching their blue mental health truck - R U OK George?
Business Awareness Lunch: Mental Health AwarenessCome join us for a Business Awareness lunch with a light lunch included. 50% of ticket sale proceeds will go to our Mental Health Awareness Beneficiary.
Intergenerational Drumming CircleFinish Mental Health Week with a celebration of sound as you drum together with others. This is an intergenerational activity open to all people. Numbers are strictly limited.
Rockingham Community FairRockingham Community Fair - join us for a fun family day out on the Rockingham Village Green
Community Colour Event and MindfulnessJoin the Shire of Collie for Bodybalance/Yoga for mindfulness and encouraging being active (colour fun run) while celebrating local community togetherness.
Family Mindfulness and MovementJoin us for a morning of Mindfulness and Movement with yoga and clay: Connecting mind, body and environment.
Roller Skate - outdoor skate for Mental Health WeekRollerskate, blade, skateboard or scoot from Middleton Beach to Emu Point and back! Hosted by Albany Roller Derby.
Mixed Mental Health Charity AFL gameAFL game with players combining from different disciplines and some legends of the game joining in to benefit mental health.
Cultivating ConfiDANCEA Cultivating Confi-DANCE Workshop! A fusion of Mindset, Education and a whole lot of BOOTY SHAKING to help reduce stress and improve self-esteem!
Mental Health Forum - Youth WellbeingA panel discussing issues pertinent to youth mental health and well-being.
Waves of Wellness - FREE Mental Health Surf Therapy ProgramFree 6-Week Men's Mental Health Surf Therapy Program at South Trigg Beach Improve your mental health through meaningful discussions, connection with others and being amongst the natural environment. All whilst having a blast learning to surf!
Webinar - Preschoolers with Selective Mutism Transitioning to SchoolThis 1.5-hour webinar is for early childhood and kindergarten teachers, support staff, and parents who care for a child with selective mutism or extreme shyness who is starting school in 2023 and would like to help them make the most optimal transition to school.
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