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6:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6 Sep - 12 Oct 2019

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Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple Arts Centre, Market Square, 145 Rooke Street
Devonport

Shattered glass, graffiti, abandonment, the Royal Derwent is no more. As walls crumble and glass shatters, nothingness is left to signify the many who called this place home. Where are they, the lost, uprooted and vanished people of the Derwent?

 

Mental Health Week – We all have a role to play-in closing the divide between you and I.

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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
16 Sep - 27 Sep 2019

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TasTAFE Clarence Campus
4a Bounty Street
Warrane

Our events will be to raise awareness of everyone’s roles in mental health via interactive events, guest speakers and information booths.

Blades of the Coast Gaming Convention

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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
5 Oct - 6 Oct 2019

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Dial Park Function Room
11 Sports Complex Ave
Penguin

All inclusive gaming convention, including cosplay competition, learn to play D&D, Learn to play Firefly, panelists, trivia night on the Saturday night, TCG card swaps, gaming tables and more. This event will be raising funds for Headspace in Launceston and Devonport as a part of Mental Health Week. Tickets can be pre booked here, https://blades-of-the-coast.square.site, and available at the door. Day and weekend passes available. For up to date information, please see our facebook page www.facebook.com/bladesofthecoast

Learn More about theBlades of the Coast Gaming Convention event
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6 Oct - 4 Nov 2019

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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
2 Invermay Rd
Launceston

Minds Do Matter is an annual art exhibition exploring the powerful relationship between art and wellbeing. Minds Do Matter celebrates neurodiversity, promotes the therapeutic and reflective process of art and aims to reduce stigma associated with mental illness while offering a quality artistic outcome for all participants. This year’s theme is we all have a part to play.

The 2019 Minds Do Matter Exhibition, hosted Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, is open to the public from the 6th October until 4th of November 2019.

 

 

Learn More about theMinds Do Matter event

Our Community Aura – A Free, Creative, Fun Workshop

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
6 Oct - 11 Oct 2019

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Life Matters: Holistic Counselling
12 Smith Street
North Hobart

Come along to one of these fun 3hr small group workshops, where you will be guided to ‘paint your aura’. The artworks created in each small group session (throughout MHW), will then be collectively displayed as a single piece entitled “Our Community Aura”. The workshops are designed to be fun & interactive for participants, highlighting the central message of MHW2019.

Susan says, I hope that “Our Community Aura” will serve as a visual confirmation of real connections between individuals and the wider community, reminding us that when it comes to good mental health… We all have a role to play!

Please phone 0421 716 742 to secure your place. All materials and morning or a/noon tea provided. Limited Tickets Available. More information www.counsellingholistic.com.au

The Workshops are from the 6th – 11th of Oct, 9am – 12pm OR 2pm – 5pm

*** A Free Event in support of Mental Health Week 2019 ***

 

safeTalk: Suicide Alertness for everyone – Launceston

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm
7 Oct 2019

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Launceston Library
71 Civic Square
Launceston

Hosted by Lifeline, safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognise a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone aged between 15 an 25 who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps in this Mental Health Week training event for FREE thanks to the Mental Health Council of Tasmania.

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
7 Oct - 25 Oct 2019

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Westwinds Community Centre
3528 Channel Hwy
Woodbridge

A Mental Health themed exhibition featuring local artists, photographers, craftspeople.

The exhibition will be held in the Art Lounge at West Winds Community Centre in Woodbridge and will focus on connecting with those around us, whether it is a friend, a neighbour, a professional or even an organisation

Coffee Table Project

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
7 Oct - 25 Oct 2019

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Westwinds Community Centre
3528 Channel Hwy
Woodbridge

The Coffee Table Project is about engaging community members in an art project to identify and create objects using polymer clay (e.g. FIMO) that represent a community that is inclusive and where people reach out to each other. We’ll have a trained artist to help with your creations, and while you’re creating you can also have a chat and a coffee. The creations will be placed into a 3D coffee table and become a part of the exhibition.

The Coffee Table Project will be travelling around the Channel so please join us at Kettering, Woodbridge or Middleton. Locations and times will be advised.

Have a Yarn

Family Friendly Food & Drink Raise Awareness
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
7 Oct - 11 Oct 2019

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25 Meech St
25 Meech St
Currie

Throughout the week various groups will meet to ‘have a yarn’ and ‘check in’ with each other. Groups will make items in blue to signify depression and anxiety. At the end of the week a Pop Up Cafe will be held with local organisations and health workers providing refreshments, encouraging individuals to have a ‘yarn’ and ‘checkin’ while promoting their services that support mental health and well being.

The Wellness Hotel – A Community Check In

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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
7 Oct - 12 Oct 2019

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Rosebery Community House
8 Agnes Street
Rosbery

“It takes a village to raise a child and it takes a community to support someone with a mental health issue – we all have a role to play.”

The Rosebery Community House will open a “Wellness Hotel” and the public will be invited to check-in for a range of services and information about mental health matters. A concierge will direct the public to a range of areas for hand/head massage, foot care and use of sun lamps to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder. A range of food will also be available with a conversation card about that food, for example: Jelly slice (with blue jelly) will be an opportunity to discuss the difference in the “blues” and depression, serotonin scones will examine how serotonin affects brain function and Prozac pie will demystify the facts about the use of antidepressants. Listening lasagne will provide insight into how spending time and creating conversations actually supports people who are experiencing a lapse in their mental health – developing a compassionate, understanding and informed community.
Magnetic cards will also be available to the public so that everyone will have a range of 24 hour contact telephone numbers, such as Lifeline, Beyond Blue, RAW, Men’s Line, Suicide Call Back, Mental Health Helpline etc.

Complimentary Caravan

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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7 Oct - 10 Oct 2019

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Wellington Court
Hobart

Enter the Complimentary Caravan and ‘bathe’ in a soundtrack of compliments collected from the local Hobart community. You will also have the opportunity to contribute your own compliment too and experience the power of positive words.

7-10 October, 11:00am to 2.30pm daily

‘Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands.’ – Glenorchy

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7 Oct 2019

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Glenorchy Library
4 Terry St
Glenorchy

“Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands. A Mental Health Week art exhibition” is an event that will celebrate the creative work of local artists who have an experience and understanding of how the theme of “we all have a role to play” supports the ongoing mental health for all in our communities. Works are displayed in a variety of mediums, and will be shown at local libraries around Tasmania during Mental Health Week.
In each region will be a small celebration to gather together in acknowledgement of the artists and their art, and of being together as part of Mental Health Week, knowing that “we all have a role to play”.

Celebration times are:
Monday 7th, 1pm at Glenorchy Library, 4 Terry St, Glenorchy
Tuesday 8th, 1pm at Launceston Library 71 Civic Square, Launceston
Thursday 10th, 1pm at Burnie Library 30 Alexander St, Burnie

Work may be for sale, at the artist’s discretion, and all money raised will go to the artist/s.

Hands On Mosaics

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7 Oct 2019

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Westwinds Community Centre
3528 Channel Hwy
Woodbridge

The Hands On Mosaics Project will offer you the opportunity to create a brightly coloured mosaic representation of your hand. When we gather enough hands, we will ‘Reach Out’ into this beautiful community with another mosaic installation!

1pm-4pm Mon 7/10 at West Winds

12pm-2pm Sunday 13/10 at Middleton Hall

12pm-3pm Tues 15/10 at West Winds

1.30pm-4pm Wed 23/10 at West Winds

Eureka Clubhouse Mental Health Week Breakfast

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7:30 am - 10:30 am
8 Oct 2019

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Eureka Clubhouse
6 Florence St
Moonah

Eureka Clubhouse will be hosting a Mental Health Breakfast with the theme ‘Looking Out For Each Other’. During the breakfast, Clubhouse members and guests will be invited to write or draw on a board about ‘Who do you look out for?’ and or ‘Who looks out for you?’ offering the opportunity for people to share their insights.

Guests and members are invited to wear hats (This is based on Dr. Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats) that either represents mental health awareness or the role that they play within mental health. If you do not wish to wear a hat that is okay too.

We will also include member’s stories to be shared throughout the morning both in the form of speeches and on place mats.

Roles We Play: An Interactive Installation

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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 Oct - 10 Oct 2019

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Life Without Barriers
175 Collins Street, Ground Floor Foyer
Hobart

Drop by and visit an interactive installation depicting the various roles we all play in mental health for ourselves, our loved ones, and our broader community.

The installation is made up of hundreds of badges featuring original artwork. You are invited to enjoy the art itself, while also contemplating the roles you play yourself in promoting, maintaining and achieving good mental health.

You can take a badge home as a reminder of the role you play, and use it as a conversation starter.

The installation will be manned by Life Without Barriers representatives from 9am – 11am each day

Mind in Your Business

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10:00 am - 7:30 pm
8 Oct 2019

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Burnie RSL
36 Alexander Street
Burnie

Feel like you’re struggling under the pressure of trying to run a small business? Bills, clients, sales, staff, accounts – it can be overwhelming and often your needs as a business owner are at the bottom of your to do list. This can lead to exhaustion and stress that won’t help you or your business.
Often we focus on the mental health and wellbeing of our employees, which is important, but our session is going to pivot the focus towards you; the owners of small and micro businesses who might being feeling the stresses of running a business and unsure how to manage these in a way that keeps your mental health and well-being intact.
This two hour workshop is designed for small and micro business owners to take some time out to understand the importance of developing a mental health strategic plan for themselves.There are two workshops on the day. One at 10.00am until 12.00pm. The other will be at 5.30pm until 7.30pm.

We will cover some of the recent research into mental health and small business; explore the tools and support you can access and dive into a workshop where we will help you to build your own mental health plan. We will also be providing a light snack (morning or afternoon tea). Best of all, the sessions are run by a fellow small business owner, who understands how challenging running your own business can be. By the time you finish your session you should be able to walk away with the skeleton of a mental health strategic plan that you can continue to work on in your own time. You will have some knowledge of the importance of mental health management and an awareness of the tools out there that can help you when you are feeling stuck. Did we mention the free morning or afternoon tea? What’s not to love?

To book your spot at either workshop email: admin@businessnw.com.au

 

 

mental health families and friends TASMANIA Forum

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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
8 Oct 2019

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Glenorchy District Football Club
1A Anfield St
Glenorchy

As part of 2019 Mental Health Week, mental health families and friends are invited to attend mental health families and friends TASMANIA’s forum. Guest speakers will include

  • Dr Aaron Groves, Chief Psychiatrist Tasmania;
  • Connie Digolis, CEO Mental Health Council of Tasmania
  • Alison Salisbury, family member
  • Justin Heazlewood, Tasmanian author of Get Up Mum, about the experience of growing up as a child carer of a parent with schizophrenia.

More speakers to be announced soon.

Please RSVP by Tuesday 1st October at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XFTV896
Or admin@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au (6228 7448)

Millbrook Rise Mental Health Expo 2019

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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8 Oct 2019

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Millbrook Rise
3 Hobart Road
New Norfolk

Join us for a BBQ, meet some providers of services and participate in some activities to celebrate Mental Health Week from 12:30pm on the 8th October.
RSVP to Tom O’Brien on 6166 0556 by 27 September 2019.

‘Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands.’ – Launceston

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8 Oct 2019

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Launceston Library
71 Civic Square
Launceston

“Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands. A Mental Health Week art exhibition” is an event that will celebrate the creative work of local artists who have an experience and understanding of how the theme of “we all have a role to play” supports the ongoing mental health for all in our communities. Works are displayed in a variety of mediums, and will be shown at local libraries around Tasmania during Mental Health Week.
In each region will be a small celebration to gather together in acknowledgement of the artists and their art, and of being together as part of Mental Health Week, knowing that “we all have a role to play”.

Celebration times are:
Monday 7th, 1pm at Glenorchy Library, 4 Terry St, Glenorchy
Tuesday 8th, 1pm at Launceston Library 71 Civic Square, Launceston
Thursday 10th, 1pm at Burnie Library 30 Alexander St, Burnie

Work may be for sale, at the artist’s discretion, and all money raised will go to the artist/s.

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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8 Oct 2019

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Burnie Library
30 Alexander St
Burnie

Hosted by Lifeline, safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognise a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone aged between 15 an 25 who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps in this Mental Health Week training event for FREE thanks to the Mental Health Council of Tasmania.

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9:00 am - 10:00 am
9 Oct 2019

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Lifeline Hobart
Level 4/31 Cambridge Rd
Bellerive

Hosted by Lifeline, safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognise a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone aged between 15 an 25 who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps in this Mental Health Week training event for FREE thanks to the Mental Health Council of Tasmania.

Mental Health Expo – We all have a role to play

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Glenorchy Library
4 Terry St
Glenorchy

Learn about mental health and well being. Wander around stalls, participate in fun activities and help create a community song with ARIA award winning singer Monique Brumby.

2020 Peer Work & Mental Health Training Open Day

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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Level 2
2 Terry Street
Glenorchy

As part of 2019 Mental Health Week, prospective students are invited to attend RTO Connect’s 2020 Peer Work & Mental Health Training Open Day.

CERT. IV MENTAL HEALTH PEER WORK
10:00AM – 12:00PM
CERT. IV MENTAL HEALTH
1:00PM-3:00PM

Find out about:
New and exciting changes at RTO Connect
Our accredited and newly re-developed courses to reflect current practices & changes
Types of student places on offer
Meet the educators delivering the formalised training in Launceston, St. Helens & Hobart in 2020

Questions? Bring them along!

Please RSVP by Monday 7th October via email – rto-connect@ths.tas.gov.au
Morning & Afternoon Tea provided

Mental Health Week Family Fun Day

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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Scottsdale Recreation Ground
George St
Scottsdale

Dorset Community House in collaboration with Dorset Council and other community organisations and service providers in Dorset will be holding a Mental Health Week Family Fun Day.

There will be a BBQ, jumping castle, badge making, games and activities for all ages, with everything being FREE.

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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Ottos Grotto Park
12 Dial St
Ulverstone

Beats by the Beach will be a celebration of Mental Health Week for participants and family/community members who are a part of HARTS (Hope and Recovery Transition Service) from the North and North West of Tasmania. The event will include Drum Beat, Meditation, Face Painting, Motivational Speaker, as well as a stall providing information around health and wellbeing. We will also be providing a rage of participatory activities such as cricket, football and soccer.

Laugh Together

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11:30 am - 12:30 pm
9 Oct 2019

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All Round Health and Community Care
71 Murray Street
Hobart

Laugh Together is a group activity encompassing laughter yoga, the laugh session will help relieve stress, tension and anxiety. LAUGHTER. This laugh session gets us together, involved in a social activity guaranteed to put a smile on your dial.
The event is being put on for those working in the mental health sector, whether you are a support, social or case worker, doctors, nurses and so forth..
Spaces are limited and registering for the event is essential. Registration can be made simply by emailing David Patras on dpatras@roundhealth.org.au or calling All Round Health and Community Care on 03 62369016, with all enquiries directed to David.

In The Zone – a pop up youth event

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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Huonville Skate Park
Tennis Court Rd
Huonville

Join us at the Huonville Skate Park to get the low-down on local youth activities and programs.
FREE DJ, BBQ and Activities
Watch the Huon Valley Youth Committee take on the Huon Valley Councillors in a fun tug-o-war at 1pm
Don’t forget to let us know on the day what you want to see more of in your town!

Walker House Open Day

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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9 Oct 2019

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Walker House
17A Walkers Ave
Newnham

Walker House Parenting Centre is opening its doors to the public to celebrate Mental Health Week 2019.
Walker House is committed to supporting families on their parenting journey, with a strong focus on emotional wellbeing. We are taking the opportunity to be a part of Mental Health Week and highlight how as a community WE ALL HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY.
Come and join in the celebrations with free activities for children and adults.

Community Movie and Panel Discussion – ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
9 Oct 2019

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paranaple Convention Centre
137 Rooke St
Devonport

The North West Film Society in partnership with the Mental Health Council of Tasmania and the North West Suicide Prevention Trial Site are showing this 2014 Comedy |Drama | Romance about a man who suffers from bipolar disorder. He takes over sole care of his two daughters when his wife moves away to study for an MBA. This leads to a series of quirky, funny and sometimes frightening episodes.

Following the movie there will be a short panel discussion, chaired by an expert in the field, where a few people who have experienced Bipolar Disorder either as suffers or family/friends, will share their experiences.

North West Film Society movies are usually for ‘Members Only’ however this special Mental Health Week screening is also FREE for non-members.

Bookings are essential at https://nwfs-infinitelypolarbear.eventbrite.com.au

Film Society desk opens at 6.00pm

Learn More about theCommunity Movie and Panel Discussion – ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ event
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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Red Cross Office
403-407 Invermay Rd
Mowbray

Peaceful Pathways is a 3-year project supported by the Tasmanian Community Fund.

This Mental Health 2019 event invites the Launceston public to connect and engage through participation.

The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) process is used – enabling individuals and communities to successfully manage personal conflict and community violence. This is done through experiential learning, including play.

You need not bring anything, but be prepared to voluntarily participate. A meal will be provided after the session, with a chance to socialise and meet locals engaged in this project.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Expo Connecting with Community

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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Rooke Street Mall, Devonport
Rooke Street
Devonport

Anglicare is hosting a public community based expo held in the Devonport Mall focusing on the key aspects of wellbeing;

Mental Health (Mind)
• Physical Health (Body)
• Information and Connection

Activities include:

  • Mental Health and physical health Check In Stations
  • Access to services to ask questions and seek further support
  • Mental health 1st Aid – registrations for free November workshops in Burnie and Devonport
  • Community members talking about their role in mental health and well-being
  • Art and music workshops
  • Interactive displays, fun and games and free giveaways
  • Healthy food demonstrations and information from a local celebrity chef
  • Self-care stations providing hand & shoulder massages, mindfulness, meditation and Tai Chi demonstrations

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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Wynyard Showground Hall
Jackson St
Wynyard

Strike a Chord – Strike Accord …….making connections, music and fun together.

Wynyard community members of any age who are not currently members of the partner groups are personally (and indirectly) invited to participate in this event.

• Hour 1 – participants will be matched with a ukulele mentor who will teach them the basics of 3 chords required to play the chosen songs. They will spend this hour learning, practising, chatting and connecting. (Partner group Uker troopers)
• Morning tea – a catered morning tea will be provided to assist in social cohesion away from the goal activity (and also a break for sore fingers!)
• Hour 2 – music director will organise the group into rounds or as the group chooses, and we will practise the songs while playing.

At the end of the session, participants will sing and play 3 songs as a singing choir.

 

A Day of Art and Crafts

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10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Ulverstone Neighbourhood House
8-10 Lugana Crescent
West Ulverstone

A day of Art and Crafts with services from throughout the Northwest Coast.
There will be Basket Weaving, Macrame keyrings, Paint by numbers, Freestyle art and craft plus other activities to be announced
Crystal, a local artist with be drawing a marvel inspired mural that everyone can help create.
A BBQ lunch will be provided plus a chance to sit around the fire pot for a pot of billy tea and damper to just yarn about whatever you would like to yarn about.

Burnie Dog Walk

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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Anzac Park
2 Bells Prd
Somerset

In support of Mental Health Week 2019, Wellways Burnie branch will be celebrating our four legged friends and the support and unconditional love they bestow on us every day.

Join us for a dog walk, followed by a barbeque in beautiful Somerset.

If you don’t have your own dog, we will have, courtesy of the Burnie Dogs’ Home, and the Retired Greyhounds, a couple of dogs who would love some attention and also a stroll with you. 🐶

If you aren’t passionate about dogs, still come and have a chat and a sausage sizzle with us and other community members.

This is a free event but we would appreciate your RSVP for catering purposes. Registration is essential – you can bring your form with you or register on the day.

Burnie Dog Walk Registration Form

Learn More about theBurnie Dog Walk event

‘Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands.’ – Burnie

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Burnie Library
30 Alexander St
Burnie

“Across Tasmania, It’s in all of our hands. A Mental Health Week art exhibition” is an event that will celebrate the creative work of local artists who have an experience and understanding of how the theme of “we all have a role to play” supports the ongoing mental health for all in our communities. Works are displayed in a variety of mediums, and will be shown at local libraries around Tasmania during Mental Health Week.
In each region will be a small celebration to gather together in acknowledgement of the artists and their art, and of being together as part of Mental Health Week, knowing that “we all have a role to play”.

Celebration times are:
Monday 7th, 1pm at Glenorchy Library, 4 Terry St, Glenorchy
Tuesday 8th, 1pm at Launceston Library 71 Civic Square, Launceston
Thursday 10th, 1pm at Burnie Library 30 Alexander St, Burnie

Work may be for sale, at the artist’s discretion, and all money raised will go to the artist/s.

‘Finding Happy Ground: A practical guide to hope and happiness’

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Fullers Book Shop
131 Collins St
Hobart

Come and join Dr Ivan Zwart, Founder of Happy Ground Wellbeing, for a reading of his recently published book, Finding Happy Ground: A practical guide to hope and happiness.

Finding Happy Ground is the culmination of years of research, meditation practice, happiness coaching and lived experience and recovery from mental health issues. It can help you to:

– Better manage difficult emotions such as fear, anger and sadness
– Think in ways that better support you
– Improve your relationships
– Make great lifestyle choices
– Feel more peace, love and joy throughout life.

At this event Ivan will share some of his personal journey, as well as techniques from the book, that have improved his wellbeing and that of many others.

RSVP at www.fullersbookshop.com.au/event/finding-happy-ground/
For more about the book, visit: www.happyground.com.au/findinghappyground/

Learn More about the‘Finding Happy Ground: A practical guide to hope and happiness’ event
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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
10 Oct 2019

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West Moonah Community House
130-132 Springfield Ave
West Moonah

Mood and Food for a Mindful Me – Public Nutrition, Cookery and Mindfulness in a 2 hour interactive and belly nourishing session, presenting on the menu goodness and off the menu recommendations with access to a 7 session online Mindful Practice (Mindful Me) Course.

The link between mood and food is intrinsic; almost every vitamin and mineral is responsible for mental stability and symptoms such as fuzziness, fatigue, irritability, tension, anxiety, nervousness and depressed feelings can all result from poor dietary choices. Furthermore, mindfulness training won’t stop life throwing curveballs; however, it can provide a higher capacity to be with those thoughts and feelings, rather than be trapped by them.

Traversing the blurry line separating work and family, the knowledge obtained from this session will demonstrate the role we can each play in supporting mental health. Participants will be invited, where practical, to help create and prepare on the menu food item that supports good mental health, then be led through a guided eating meditation and supplied with the full 7 session online mindful practice course for future use and session content engagement. (Supplied weekly via email post-session).

Penni Lamprey from Healthy Happy Staff (qualified chef, wellbeing coach, MHFA and Mindfulness practitioner) will be the host of the event, supported by West Moonah Community House.

Mental Health Week Comedy Roadshow – Hobart

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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10 Oct 2019

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Hobart Brewing Company
16 Evans Street
Hobart

Three shows over three nights, where Tassie’s funniest acts speak their minds about mental health.

Entry is FREE, but we do ask you pay what you like at the end of the show to help out all who have donated their words, thoughts, skills, and time.
Proudly supported by MoodMission – a free app for low moods and anxiety.

Click the Learn More button below to book your tickets

Learn More about theMental Health Week Comedy Roadshow – Hobart event

Cup Cake Decorating Day

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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
11 Oct 2019

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Derwent Valley Community House
56 Blair Street
New Norfolk

Derwent Valley Community House will be holding a Cup Cake Decorating Day for the children of the Derwent Valley.
A happy, fun, messy morning with lots of laughs and creativity, it is a chance to spend a morning with others who are interested in having a fun time and forgetting for a couple of hours, that things might be challenging at home.

Laugh Together

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11:30 am - 12:30 pm
11 Oct 2019

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All Round Health and Community Care
71 Murray Street
Hobart

Laugh Together is a group activity encompassing laughter yoga, the laugh session will help relieve stress, tension and anxiety. LAUGHTER. This laugh session gets us together, involved in a social activity guaranteed to put a smile on your dial.
The event is being put on for those working in the mental health sector, whether you are a support, social or case worker, doctors, nurses and so forth..
Spaces are limited and registering for the event is essential. Registration can be made simply by emailing David Patras on dpatras@roundhealth.org.au or calling All Round Health and Community Care on 03 62369016, with all enquiries directed to David.

Great Minds Think Alike

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5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11 Oct 2019

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Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House
1635 Main Rd
Nubeena

What do you do to improve your mental health? Do you talk to a friend? Do you relax at home?

Why not come along to the screening of INSIDE OUT, a movie about the 5 emotions that are trying to control 11 year old Riley’s mind plus a fun video on what some of our locals do to help with their mental health issues.

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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11 Oct 2019

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Scottsdale Magpies Football Clubrooms
5 Rose Street
Scottsdale

The Dorset Suicide Prevention Network invites you to The Check In & Catch Up Trivia Night 2019. It is time to have some fun and be challenged with ten rounds of Trivia questions. Join your friends, family, workmates and neighbours for a catch up some good food, raffles and prizes as well as checking in with our local mental health service providers. We all have a role to play looking out for each other and to help raise awareness of Mental Health in our North East Community.

So make up a table and come along or join a table on the night, meet some new friends and catch up with old ones!

Mental Health Week Comedy Roadshow – St Helens

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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11 Oct 2019

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Portland Memorial Hall
39 Cecilia Street
St Helens

Three shows over three nights, where Tassie’s funniest acts speak their minds about mental health.

Entry is FREE, but we do ask you pay what you like at the end of the show to help out all who have donated their words, thoughts, skills, and time.

Proudly supported by MoodMission – a free app for low moods and anxiety.

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Mini Retreat Day – Self Care & Natural Living

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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
12 Oct 2019

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Circular Head Community & Recreation Centre
72-98 Nelson Street
Smithton

A day to check in on your own mental health by accessing what local businesses have to offer for self care. Examples are massage, Reiki, kinergetics, meditation + many more.

Plus essential oils from Young Living & ways to switch & ditch chemicals out of the home environment.

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
12 Oct 2019

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Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple Arts Centre, Market Square, 145 Rooke Street
Devonport

Join us for a conversation during Mental Health Week in the exhibition Shattered,with artist Anne O’Connor, Dr Ben Elijah, Medical Director, Statewide Mental Health Services and Dr Eric Ratcliff, O.A.M., B.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.P. The panel will discuss O’Connor’s exhibition Shattered and its exploration of the Royal Derwent Hospital, while reflecting on mental health in time and place.

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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
12 Oct 2019

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Devonport Online Access Centre
paranaple Centre, 137 Rooke St
Devonport

Let’s Talk About That is a two hour workshop being run by a presenter from Lifeline covering depression, anxiety, picking up on social cue cues, making friends, communicating with others, social awkwardness, coping strategies, tips for self improvement, signs that someone is struggling with these issues and how best to help support them.

A Community Celebration

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2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12 Oct 2019

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Cradoc Hall & BBQ Area
Channel Highway
Cradoc

This multi-generational event is a chance for us to get together as a community, have some fun together, and think about community health & wellbeing

  • Live Music from well known duo Meyers & McNamara
  • Delicious afternoon tea
  • Unlimited help-yourself tea/coffee/juice.
  • Children’s Art Activity – draw a picture to show how you can be a good friend or a good neighbour.
  • Pebble painting – take your creations home!
  • A Scavenger Hunt.
  • Prizes for all children who take part. (All materials provided)
  • Circus Skills equipment, tennis & soccer totems, hula hoops….

This is a FREE event but to help with planning please register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-community-celebration-at-cradoc-hall-bbq-area-tickets-72352715921

Mental Health Week Comedy Roadshow – Launceston

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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12 Oct 2019

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Saint John Craft Beer
133 Saint John Street
Launceston

Three shows over three nights, where Tassie’s funniest acts speak their minds about mental health.

Entry is FREE, but we do ask you pay what you like at the end of the show to help out all who have donated their words, thoughts, skills, and time.

Click the Learn More button below to book your tickets

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Wags ‘n’ Snags

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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
13 Oct 2019

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Middleton Hall
25 McDowall St
Middleton

Take a walk along Middleton Esplanade on 13 October from 11am, meeting in the car park at Middleton Community Hall.

You are invited to bring your dog if you have one, or just bring yourself. 🐶

The walk will be followed by a FREE cuppa and sausage sizzle at Middleton Hall.

Mental Health #checkin: We all have a role to play

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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
23 Oct 2019

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Launceston Conference Centre
50 Glen Dhu St
South Launceston

#checkin is a free event for 12 -25 year olds. Join us in the Discovery, Give-it-a-go and Celebration Sessions. These sessions are presented by young people for young people. Come and grab a swag bag and fill it up with some goodies to take home.

 

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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
2 Nov 2019

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Bus to mystery destination from
Gatenby Park
Curry

Foundations to Flourish is a community wellbeing initiative based on the evidence-based approach of Positive Education. We build on what is strong, not what is wrong, and it is encouraging that the Mental Health Council recognise the importance of promoting what contributes to good mental health in a small community, rather than focusing solely on mental illness and deficit-based programs.

The ‘Why Not Wednesday’ launch event is an inclusive King Island Community event whereby participants are invited to bring a picnic dinner to share at a mystery location . Ticket-holders will board a bus for a beautiful mystery destination for a night of fun.

The event is to officially launch Foundations to Flourish’s ‘Why Not Wednesday’ initiative – a movement to promote growth mindset and kindness in a community where we all have a part to play.

There will be activities and demonstrations to encourage people to develop a growth mindset and engage with members of the community. We aim for people to develop new connections and appreciate each other on a different level, and as people that not only have the ability, but the responsibility, to make positive contributions to our community. Please note, we would like to keep this part of the event a surprise, as is the destination.

The launch event will occur on the 2nd of November (this is to avoid clashes with other events taking place on King Island) and we have started promoting the event and the concept of ‘Why Not Wednesdays’ through our Facebook page and Instagram. The Foundations to Flourish steering group have a clear strategy as to how to promote the message of this inclusive occasion and how to collaborate with other organisations on King Island. The ‘Why Not Wednesday’ initiative is part of a much bigger picture for the Foundations to Flourish initiative on King Island to ensure meaningful engagement and sustained positive impact