Mental Health Month 2014

Mental Health Month 2014

Events, Workshops and Presentations for Mental Health Month 2012. Be Younique!

Friday 10 October

Beating the Blues Walk

What: Walking Circuit, tennis, yoga, meditation, Basketball, swimming, speakers and Lunch.

Where: Chalmers Street entrance to Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills

Time: 11am-2pm

Cost: gold coin donation

Contact: Narelle Hand, [email protected]

Be Younique Lunch
What: Community event to celebrate being unique. A community art activity will be on offer as well as a healthy lunch.
Where: Harry Jensen Community Centre, 17 Argyle St Miller Point
Time: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Cost: Free
Contact: City of Sydney 
Jenna Bloom 
9244 3693 
[email protected]

Surry Hills Mental Health Month Launch

What: Mental Health Awareness Launch, Minister for Mental Health, music, coffee cart, info stalls, BBQ, $50 prize for most Younique hat or outfit.

Where: Northcott Community Centre, Belvior Street Surry Hills

Time: 3pm-6pm

Cost: Free

Monday 13 October

Team Marbles Challenge Recruitment Drive

What: Support the Team Marbles Challenge, practice playing with marble runs and morning tea
Where: South Sydney Community Centre Aid, Alexandria Town Hall, 73 Garden Street Alexandria

Time: 10am-11:30am

Cost: Free


Tuesday 14 October

Community Afternoon Tea

What: Afternoon tea and free pamper session
Where: Our Place Community Room, Poet’s Corner, Morehead Street Redfern

Time: 2pm-4pm
Cost: Free

Contact: [email protected]

Wednesday 15 October

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Mental Health launch for young people

What: Led by Headspace for you people aged 12-25
Where: Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street Redfern
Time: 4pm-6pm
Cost: Free
Contact: [email protected]

Thursday 16 October

Breaking Down Depression and Building Resilience Presentation

What: presentation suitable for everyone with or without a mood disorder
Where: Factory Community Centre, 
67 Raglan Street Waterloo
Time: 10am-11am
Cost: Free
Contact: [email protected]

Seniors Mental Health Bingo

 Your Brain Matters talk followed by bingo
Where: Our Place Community Room, Poet’s Corner, Morehead Street Redfern
Time: 2pm-3.30pm
Cost: Free
Contact: [email protected]

Friday 17 October

Go NaNa's Workshop day

What:Registration required Workshop day focused on Physical and mental health wellbeing activities including laughing yoga
Where: South Sydney Community Aid, Alexandria Town Hall, 73 Garden Street Alexandria
Time: 11.30am-2.30pm
Cost: Bring a Banana
Contact: [email protected]

Thursday 30 October

WISE –Stand Up for Mental Health
What: Project to develop the stand up comedy talent of people of have experienced mental illness
Where: Sydney Town Hall
Time: 7pm-10pm
Cost: Tickets are $20 full price
Contact/more info: WISE Employment




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