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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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What's on in May

30 Apr 2019

Join in one or some of our fun activities that are taking place throughout May. Designed with our clients in minds, Open Minds is proud to host so many social groups and programs to bring people together in the community and tackle social isolation.

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Mental Health Support for Veterans

24 Apr 2019

Ryan Dixon is a Psychologist within the Open Minds Mental Health Hub at Morayfield, and uses his own past experiences to work with people from the veteran community. Ryan focuses on supporting them to overcome life’s challenges and meet their goals.

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Open Minds new Acting CEO

18 Apr 2019

We recently said farewell to our CEO, Simon James, who after two years of service has left Open Minds for pastures new. One of our existing leaders, Dr Peter Anderson, is taking on the role of Acting CEO while the Board sources a replacement.

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Tips for managing a crisis this Easter

18 Apr 2019

With the festive season now upon us, it's important to remember that for many people it can be a time of isolation, disappointment, anxiety or stress. Read our tips to understand how to manage a crisis this festive season. 

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Finding Support Workers who connect with my daughter

17 Apr 2019

“Open Minds has made an enormous difference to both my life and my daughter’s life. The support they provide her with is just amazing.” – Gemma*, Mother of Open Minds Client, Hannah*.

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