We support people living with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury.

With over 100 years of experience, Open Minds works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering a range of tailored options and core supports focused on the individual needs of each person. We believe that every individual deserves personalised support in the areas of mental health and disability.

Work with us for a rewarding and enriching career

“The best part of my job is that I work with people, not computers. Connecting with people and seeing them achieve positive outcomes is very rewarding. By working at Open Minds you feel as though you are part of a community.”

Roger Daly

Senior Support Worker

Home of the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards

Open Minds has been running the Awards since its conception in 1996, to recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working to reduce stigma and empower those living with mental illness. Entries for the 2019 Awards are now open until 2nd September 2019!

 

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Exercise for optimal mental health

19 Aug 2019

Open Minds spoke to Justin Chapman, winner of the 2018 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards Individual Award category, to find out his views on how exercise is beneficial for our mental health, and why improving our mental health is so important.

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Tips for good youth mental health

12 Aug 2019

More than 75% of mental illnesses develop before a person turns 25, illustrating the importance of managing mental health from a young age. With the International Youth Day (Monday 12th August 2019) theme around “Transforming education”, Open Minds has taken a look at some tips for good youth mental health.

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Open Minds supports five siblings with intellectual disabilities

09 Aug 2019

Townsville mother of seven, Vanetta Masso, has been able to engage National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider, Open Minds to support five of her adult children who all have an intellectual disability.

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