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Posted: Friday 4 September, 2020

Program Launch: Mental Health Week 2020!

In an orange circle, ‘Mental Health Week’ is written in white block text. Below this circle is the Mental Health Week date – 10-17 October 2020. To the right, a smaller blue circle reads ‘every person, every community.’ To the right these circles in an image of a person smiling and interacting with a dog. They hold the dog’s paw in their hands.

Our friends at the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia (MHCSA) have launched their program for Mental Health Week 2020! This year, Mental Health Week will be taking place from October 10 to 17 2020.  Some of the events taking place this Mental Health week include: Artists In Conversation: Live...

Posted: Monday 25 July, 2016

Tell me a story….

A women wearing a pink top stands in the foreground on the right side of the photograph. She is holding a white folder under her left arm. In her right hand she holds a pencil touching her chin. Her eyes are downcast looking and she looks beyond the edge of the photograph. In the background which is blurred two men sit at their work desks looking at her.

Stories have an amazing way of allowing us to see things in a different light. Here’s a story I heard this week. Research has shown that the most stigma and discrimination a person living with mental illness will receive is not from their family, friends or even their community. In...