Mental Health Month

October is MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

Show your support for people living with mental illness, their families and carers by participating in these events and activities.

Also celebrating Carers Week 15 - 21 October

 

Date

Event

Location

Contact

OCTOBER

MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

5 Oct
11am-2pm

Basketball Coaching Day & Tournament

download flyer (PDF 96.7KB)

Willoughby Leisure
Small Street
Willoughby

Philippa Boss
Ph: 0402 957 138

philippa.boss@onedoor.org.au
Mental Health Sports Network in partnership with Basketball NSW and Willoughby City Council

7-31 October 

‘Art from the Heart’ (PDF 221.4KB)
An interesting exhibition of eclectic art works by women from ‘Art Wednesdays‘. A creative respite for carers held at One Door Sanctuary Respite.

Bella Vista Cafe
Scenic Drive
North Head
Manly

Katherine Owen
One Door Respite Services
02 9977 0099

10 October 
10am – 1pm 

World Mental Health Day
Community Mental Health Services Expo
FREE event

Central Plaza Shopping Centre
Yambil Street
Griffith

Jo Polkinghorne
0428 647434
joanne.polkinghorne@onedoor.org.au

11 October

Harmony House Open Day
Lunch provided, raffle, lucky door prizes

Harmony House
103 Hoddle Ave
Bradbury

RSVP Robyn.charlton@onedoor.org.au / 02 4620 8888
Harmony House

12 October
10 am - 1:30 pm

Mental Health Month Expo - 
Service Information, Sausage Sizzle, Entertainment, Sharing Stories

Crown St Mall
Wollongong

Download or view flyer (PDF 789.4KB)

15 October

Wellness Walk 2017

Government House
Sydney  NSW

www.wellnesswalk.org.au
Online Registrations are now open 

15 October
8am - 5pm

Mental Health Awareness Events  (PDF 509.7KB)
Narrabeen Market Stall, free wellbeing activities, prizes and something for everyone

Narrabeen Markets
Berry Reserve
1417 Pittwater Rd

More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/861772847312210

15 - 21 OCTOBER

CARERS WEEK

 

 

16 October
10am - 12pm

Do you have or care for someone with a mental health problem? One Door will be providing info on NDIS and support and would like to share your journey.

100 Maybe St
Bombala

FREE event
RSVP 13 Oct
Catherine Rudd
02 6452 4690 / 0401 141 105
catherine.rudd@onedoor.org.au

17 October
10am - 12pm

Do you have or care for someone with a mental health problem? One Door will be providing info on NDIS and support and would like to share your journey.

6A Amos St
Cooma

FREE event
RSVP 13 Oct
Catherine Rudd
02 6452 4690 / 0401 141 105
catherine.rudd@onedoor.org.au

18 October
10am - 12pm

Do you have or care for someone with a mental health problem? One Door will be providing info on NDIS and support and would like to share your journey.

Jindabyne Neighbourhood Centre (in Snowy Region Visitor Centre)
Jindabyne

FREE event
RSVP 13 Oct
Catherine Rudd
02 6452 4690 / 0401 141 105
catherine.rudd@onedoor.org.au

18 October
10am – 2pm

Mental Health Carers Mindfulness and Pamper Workshop
FREE event - lunch included

Singleton Uniting Church Hall
Singleton

RSVP Kirsten 0466 453 078 registrations essential

18 October
12pm - 2pm

Introduction to Recovery College
Learn how Recovery College programs support people living with a mental health condition, their carers and family members through education.

Westpoint Community Room
Level 4, 17 Patrick St
Blacktown

Western Sydney Recovery College
02 9854 5541
Free event - register here

19 October
10am - 12pm

Open Day - One Door CONNECT
Free BBQ, sensory garden and new plants, mindfulness activities. One Door in collaboration with 5 Ways to Wellbeing

Berrima Cottage 
Cnr Ascott Rd & Sheffield St
Bowral

RSVP 18 Oct
tamalain.anstess@onedoor.org.au
02 4422 4324

20 October 
date changed from 6 Oct due to flowers not blooming on time.

Waratah Day (PDF 2.1MB)
Buy a waratah $5 per stem to support mental health recovery in Macarthur 
Macarthur Square, Campbelltown Mall, Campbelltown Hospital, Minto Marketplace, Mt Annan Marketplace, Camden Inspirations & Sarita's, Liverpool Hospital, Tahmoor Shopping Centre, Bankstown Hospital
Beautiful Minds 
(Auspiced by One Door Mental Health)
sandra@beautifulminds.net.au 

20 October
10am - 2pm

Mental Health Month Celebration
"Share the Journey" (PDF 307.7KB)
Performances by Chinese Dancers, Tai Chi Masters; Open Mic Competition; Inspirational speaker; Information from NGO stall holders; and Free Lunch

Ashfield Town Hall
The Civic Centre
206 Liverpool Rd
Ashfield

Free event. No need to RSVP
Enquiries Dane, SLHD 0491 220 384
or  Ngan Nguyen 9747 8616 ngan.nguyen@onedoor.org.au

 24 October
8:30am - 4pm

Carefree Day for for Vietnamese carers in Sydney and Sydney South West. Villawood to Palm Beach by coach, ferry to Ettalong, coach to Gosford for buffet lunch and return

Villawood Senior Citizens Centre, 29 Villawood St Villawood

$30pp RSVP Stella Howat 
02 9726 3616
now wait-list only

25 October
11:30am – 1:30pm

Upper Hunter Mental Health Carer Group High Tea
FREE event

The Old Teahouse
Muswellbrook

RSVP Toni 0428 458 010

26 October
10am - 12pm 

Open Day - One Door TAKE NOTICE
Free BBQ, sensory garden and new plants, mindfulness activities, guest speaker. One Door in collaboration with 5 Ways to Wellbeing 

Berrima Cottage 
Cnr Ascott Rd & Sheffield St
Bowral

RSVP 25 Oct
tamalain.anstess@onedoor.org.au
02 4422 4324

26 October
11am - 2pm

Chatswood Hub - The Way to Wellness (PDF 251.1KB)
Free lunch, Recovery Dogs, Gentle Exercise, A Sound Life Meditation, Green Thumb Gardening, Mindfulness Colouring & Mural, Black Dog Institute - Wellness Seminar, A Standard Drink - Alternatives to Alcohol

47 Hercules St
Chatswood

 RSVP: 0459 028 042

26 October
12 pm - 1 pm

BBQ for community engagement and raising mental health awareness. (PDF 59KB)Also an opportunity to find out more from One Door staff about NDIS.

 

Ainslie Village BBQ Area
Canberra

Pema Sedon
02 6257 0512
pema.sedon@onedoor.org.au

26 October
1pm - 7pm

Mental Health Awareness Events  (PDF 509.7KB)
Manly Market Lane Stall, come down for a chance to win giveaways

Manly Markets
Market Lane
outside Library

More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/861772847312210

30 October
10 am - 12 pm

Therapeutic Horticulture Workshop  (PDF 252.4KB) - Join us for gardening activities that promote mindfulness and nurture wellbeing!

Harmony House
103 Hoddle Ave
Bradbury

Limited spaces available
RSVP October 27
Amy Kemp 0439 257 138
amy.kemp@onedoor.org.au

31 October
9am - 2:30pm

Mental Health Forum : The Science and Facts (PDF 121.9KB)
Guest speakers: Dr Simon Rosenbaum, Ms Laura Kampel, Shannon Harvey on mental illness, intellectual disability, autism, mental health issues and sharing stories.

Dee Why RSL The Showroom
932 Pittwater Rd

Morning tea and buffet lunch provided.
Bookings essential
TRYBOOKING.COM/SEHG
or CALL 1300 134 332

 

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