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The importance of good infant mental health – the early years

14 Jun 2019

This week is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, a time to focus on the importance of the connection between caregivers and infants under 3 years old. We’ve spoken to experts within the Morayfield Health Hub to find out why the bond between infants and their caregivers is so important for future mental health.

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Men’s health week – how Open Minders stay mentally well

14 Jun 2019

Due to the health status of men being generally lower than females, the spotlight this week is on the health of our Australian men for Men’s Health Week 2019. As mental health is a key part of a man’s overall health and wellbeing, we spoke to a few men at the Open Minds Woolloongabba head office to find out how they stay mentally well.

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Easy Read documents to understand the NDIS

12 Jun 2019

Open Minds is delighted to share the NDIS easy read documents, to help people living with mental illnesses, acquired brain injury, and intellectual disabilities to understand information in an easy to read way.

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Living the life I want on the stage

05 Jun 2019

Alison, aged 21 and based in Redcliffe, has found her passion for acting in comedy plays with the support of Open Minds.

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Coastal Supports mental health support now available

27 May 2019

Open Minds has launched a new program on the Sunshine Coast and in Gympie - Coastal Supports NPS (National Psychosocial Supports) - for those living with mental illness who are not eligible for NDIS funding.

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National Reconciliation Week events 2019

24 May 2019

National Reconciliation Week commemorates two milestones: the successful 1967 referendum, and the High Court Mabo decision. Find out what events are taking place in your local area to celebrate National Reconciliation Week between 27 May - 3 June 2019.

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DJ Davy D mixes his way to recovery

22 May 2019

David, known as DJ Davy D, has been getting back into doing what he loves most: mixing music and playing the keyboard, with the support of Open Minds.

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Mental health online peer support

17 May 2019

Open Minds is delighted to partner with SANE Australia to host a free and anonymous online forum for anyone with mental health concerns. Peer support (speaking to people who have experienced similar situations to you) is incredibly important for those affected by complex mental illness.

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Staying mentally well in Morayfield

15 May 2019

If you're feeling overwhelmed or distressed, our qualified professionals can support you to stay mentally well. Our clinicians provide support for people experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief or loss, gender or sexual identity issues, self harm or suicidal thoughts, and much more.

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Open Minds welcomes new Board members

13 May 2019

The Open Minds Executive Leadership Team and the existing Open Minds Board members met to welcome the new Board members to the organisation, and to provide them with a briefing about Open Minds.

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Gardening for good mental health

03 May 2019

Clients at one of our residential homes in Brisbane were the proud recipients of a $100 dollar donation from Grill'd Local Matters program, to use towards supplies for their communal garden.

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Meet our Team Leader, Support Coordination

02 May 2019

As Team leader of Support Coordination within Open Minds, Linda provides advice and support to the team, as well as looking after new referrals and liaising with clients, family members and other stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for clients.

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