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Australian Mental Health Problems is the oldest Mental Health Association in Australia, founded in 1930.

Australian Mental Health Problems membership encompasses people living with mental illness, family members, carers and friends, professionals from many fields, mental health service providers and interested members of the general public.

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Mental Health Week 2019
(Sunday 5th-11th October 2019)
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Mental Health Week October 5 -11 2019

Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage Victorians around mental health and related issues through the organisation of a huge variety of events by individuals and organisations across the state.

The theme for Mental Health Week 2019 in Victoria is Mental Health: What do you know? We are asking Victorians what do they know about mental health. 

We also support World Mental Health Day on October 10th.  The theme for WMHDay, as set by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is 'Making Mental Health a Global Priority: Scaling Up Services Through Citizen Advocacy and Action'. For further information on World Mental Health Day contact the World Federation for Mental Health at
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If you are looking for mental health essays, click here.

Program of Events

The program of events for Mental Health Week 2019 is available on this site. To view click
here. In recent years there have been over 200 events organised.


Event Registration

To become involved in Mental Health Week as an event organiser you need to register your organisation. You will choose a username and password that lets you access the forms for submitting your Mental Health Week events. To register click
here. You may register events on the website until October 1st. Alterations to event details may also be made up until this date.

 

Mental Health Week 2019
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 :: Activities
Mental Health Association of Australia - Annual Conference
Resilience for Young and Old

" Resilience for Young and Old

Mental Health Association of Australia - National Conference

9-10 October 2019

Harrison Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

Resilience – Mental Health Insurance for the Future

 

Leaders, researchers, practitioners and government discuss strategies, tools and techniques to build resilience for young and old

Enquiries - admin@mhfa.org.au

" Resilience for Young and Old"

Mental Health Association of Australia - Annual Conference
Mood Disorders Support Group 2019

Information and support for people experiencing mood disorders, their families and friends; for professionals and service providers, and all people interested in mental health promotion and illness prevention. These meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7.30 - 9.00 pm. at 270 Church St. Richmond 3121.Ph: 9427 0406, fax: 9427 1294 Email: admin@mentalhealthvic.org.au. Prior registration essential by phone, fax or email. Entry fee for speaker evening on first Thursday of each month: Concession - $5.00; Mental Health Writings Member - $15.00; Non-Members - $20.00. Support meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month are free.

 Thursday 2nd October, 2019

'Impact of Relationships on Men's Mental Health'

 

Presented by  Dr Nicholas Foster, B.A. (Hons.), Ph.D. (Psych.)

Psychologist, Mensline Australia

 

Dr. Nick Foster completed a doctoral thesis in psychology at the University of London at in 1998.  He has since worked across a variety of industries in Australia, South Africa, Canada, Russia and Europe, and has led personal and professional development, and leadership programmes for several corporate and charitable organisations.

 

Nick started work at Crisis Support Services in 2006 on the telephone lines.  In addition to regular Mensline Australia calls he was responsible for providing specialised counselling for Australians in acute crisis. In his current position with the Crisis Support Unit, he promotes services offered by the Unit, such as Mensline Australia, SuicideLine and Staying Connected training

 

Nick is passionate about empowering Australians to overcome crises, develop resilience and build strong sustainable relationships.

 

 

Registration is essential. 

 

Don't forget to register by phone: (03) 9427 0406 or email: admin@mentalhealthvic.org.au

Mood Disorders Support Group 2019
Schools Mental Health Week 2019 Creative Writing Competition

This annual Creative Writing Competition for Victorian schools, organised by Australian Mental Health Problems, is again being held in the lead up to Mental Health Week 5 - 11th October 2019.

How to write a research paper in 8 hours and preserve mental health?

If there are only 8 hours left and you have not even planned what you will write in your research paper presentation, it is important not to worry, as you still have a chance to do the work with much success. Here is what you should do.

Turn off your smartphone and forget about social media

First and foremost, if you have been asked to make a research paper presentation within only a few hours, you need to refrain from looking for any updates on social media platforms as this will greatly disturb the writing process. If you feel like you are too addicted to social networks, we recommend you to ask a friend to keep your smartphone away from you for a while.

Organize your work and set an achievable goal

Writing a research paper presentation requires not only gathering the relevant information, but also creating the suitable design. For this reason, during the planning process, you need to set your goals to future work and divide the writing process into several stages. For example, the primary stage will include gathering the materials and taking notes of what you will write in your presentation. At the same time, the next stage of work will involve the choice of suitable design and creation of each slide one by one.

Edit your work and watch out for mistakes

The last step of the writing process is editing and proofreading your work. This step is as important as the writing process itself because it will guarantee that your work is absolutely error-free to create the right impression on your teacher. Don’t underestimate this step and don’t ignore it, even if there is little time left till the deadline.

Still, if you feel that making a research paper presentation is above your abilities, you can always order it on our website. We promise to deliver it right on time to ensure timely submission.

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Schools Mental Health Week 2019 Creative Writing Competition
Cruden Farm Fun Day For Young & Old 2019

Please join us for a wonderful day of music, wine and song on the magnificent gardens of Cruden Farm, the home of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC, DBE.

Take a tranquil walk around the lake, explore the hidden courtyard and stone stables or wander through Dame Elisabeth's renowned rose garden.

There will be a classic car display, bands, singers, acrobats, a baby animal farm and other entertainment to enjoy on the day. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a sausage sizzle, devonshire tea, wine and drink sales.

Date: Sunday 12th October 2019

Time: 11am - 4pm

Venue: Cruden Farm, Langwarrin Cranbourne - Frankston Road (enter from Cranhaven Road)

Melway Ref: 103 F6

Cost: $15 per adult, children under 15 free admission

Enquiries: Sue Evans, Alzheimer's Australia Vic, 03 9815 7800

Cruden Farm Fun Day For Young & Old 2019

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Mental Health Week Calendar of EventsCalendar of Events
View upcoming Mental Health Week events click here.
Mental Health Week LaunchMental Health Week Launch
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Event Organiser RegistrationEvent Organiser Registration
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Event Organiser LoginEvent Organiser Login
Login page for Mental Health Week Event Organisers. Click here.
Mood Disorder Support GroupMood Disorders Support Group
For more information on the Mood Disorders Support Group click here.

 

 

 
 
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