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Meet Scout, headspace Strathpine's newest recruit

18 May 2022

headspace Strathpine (operated by Open Minds) has recently welcomed its newest and furriest recruit – Scout, a therapy dog in training.

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Gary celebrates 25 years of service with Open Minds

18 May 2022

With an admirable 25 years of service under his belt, Open Minds Lifestyle Support Worker Gary Haddad has a wealth of experience to share.

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Alan embraces a fresh start with the concierge model of service

09 May 2022

Alan, a Supported Independent Living (SIL) client of Open Minds for the last six years, has recently transitioned to our concierge model of service and is enjoying the peace and independence his new home brings.

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Enjoying the perks of a library membership

05 May 2022

Shane is broadening his horizons by accessing digital media and online resources at the library thanks to shared insight from his Open Minds Senior Support Worker that libraries are more than just homes for books.

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Live the life YOU want!

29 Apr 2022

People with mental health issues severe enough to cause disability can live independently in the community, if given the opportunity to do so.

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Chris gains social connection with art inspired by music

13 Apr 2022

Chris, 55 years old from Logan, has been enjoying a weekly art class thanks to support from Open Minds, enabling him to be reacquainted with a teenage hobby while participating in a community activity.

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Open Minds client works towards her life goal of starting a family

04 Apr 2022

Claire*, aged 28 from north Brisbane, has wanted a baby for as long as she can remember, and with the support of Open Minds, now feels ready to take this huge step.

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Open Minds Bundaberg team provide quality support for client with degenerative disease

17 Mar 2022

Steve, aged 62 from Bundaberg, received a huge shock three years ago when he was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. The team at Open Minds have been with him ever since to provide quality support.

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Updated information: Severe weather and flooding events

03 Mar 2022

Due to recent severe weather and flooding impacts across large areas of Queensland from Wide Bay to the south-east, and northern New South Wales, Open Minds provides an update on services in affected areas.

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Music and dance help mental health recovery for Angela

02 Mar 2022

Angela, a 70 year old Supported Independent Living client of Open Minds, has been enjoying music and dance with the help of her Support Workers and says it soothes her soul.

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headspace Taringa relocates to Indooroopilly

22 Feb 2022

The Open Minds operated headspace Taringa, one of the busiest headspace centres, has relocated to a larger premises in Indooroopilly and has been renamed to headspace Indooroopilly.

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What is community participation?

21 Feb 2022

Community Participation, commonly known as Community Access Support, for those with mental illness or disabilities involves a recreational or educational activity of their choice to increase social connection.

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