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Lifestyle planners are an integral part of the NDIS process at Open Minds, but do you really know what a Lifestyle Planner actually does?

10 Nov 2020

Jo an employee of Open Minds since 2015, has been a Lifestyle Planner since 2018. Jo has always known that she wanted to do something that helped others, but it wasn’t until she began studying nursing that she realised that it was actually her passion.

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Take part in NAIDOC Week 2020 Events

09 Nov 2020

Always Was, Always Will Be. This is the theme for 2020 NAIDOC Week,  held from 8th - 15th November. This year's theme recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. We are spiritually and culturally connected to this country. This country was criss-crossed by generations of brilliant Nations.

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Re-evaluating and setting post-pandemic resolutions

30 Oct 2020

The ongoing pandemic has, on a whole been a rather trying time for all, and after a rather tough start to 2020, Australians are probably wanting to restart the year. 

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Rediscovering yourself post COVID-19

27 Oct 2020

The ongoing global pandemic has forced a lot of us to pause, and spend countless hours and days at home, alone and possibly without physical contact.

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Social Media and your Mental Health

20 Oct 2020

While many of us enjoy staying connected on social media, excessive use can fuel feelings of anxiety, depression, and isolation. Here’s how to modify your habits and improve your mood.

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Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness

14 Oct 2020

As humans, we’re meant to be social creatures. Having friends makes us happier and healthier—in fact, being socially connected is said to be the key to our mental and emotional health.

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Tips for attaining and maintaining good Mental Health, this World Mental Health Week

13 Oct 2020

How to attain and maintain good mental health: tips from our Senior Clinician / Clinical Psychologist at the Open Minds Mental Health Hub at Morayfield.

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Contract signed for headspace in Pine Rivers

28 Sep 2020

Earlier this year, Brisbane North PHN undertook a competitive tendering process for a new headspace centre in Pine Rivers. We are excited to announce that Open Minds was selected as the lead agency who will be responsible for establishing and operating the new headspace centre.

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A collaborative effort of support to achieve independence

28 Sep 2020

Jo-Anne, a Support Coordination client of Open Minds, has been supported to transition from Residential Aged Care into a Specialised Disability Accommodation (SDA) Home with Supported Independent Living supports. ​​​​​​​

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Open Minds and Summer Housing – providing a supported oasis for people with a disability, who want what all of us want, freedom to be independent

07 Sep 2020

Open Minds are proud to be offering its first of many concierge models of housing for people with a disability, situated in a state-of-the-art building in Bowen Hills.

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Putting the spotlight on Mental Health during an uncertain time

24 Aug 2020

The ongoing pandemic crisis has put a spotlight on mental health, as many people, who may not have experienced mental health issues are now facing them head-on.

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Re-evaluating and setting post-pandemic resolutions

24 Aug 2020

The ongoing pandemic has, on a whole been a rather trying time for all, and after a rather tough start to 2020, Australians are probably wanting to restart the year. With many states still facing ongoing restrictions, now is a great time to rethink those resolutions you set at the start of the year.

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