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mindshare is running Poetry Workshops this Mental Health Week!

After a huge and beautiful relaunch in June, the mindshare team are excited to continue building our creative community both online and in real world spaces. We are ecstatic to announce we’ll again be teaming up with Draw Your (S)words poetry to put on TWO poetry workshops at South West Community Centre this Mental Health…

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mindshare once again front and centre of art and mental health

Mindshare officially relaunched, in a collaboration with Draw Your (S)words Poetry, at Chateau Apollo on Wednesday night. An initiative by the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, mindshare is a creative mental health community and online platform that provides a voice for those with lived experience of mental illness. “I was going to call it…

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2019 mindshare Awards

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition presented by mindshare and the Mental Health Coalition of SA. The 2019 awards open on Monday 1st July and close on Monday 12th August. Entries are open to South Australians who have a lived experience of mental illness. While entered works do not need to…

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mindshare Relaunches!

Notice anything different about us lately? mindshare has had a makeover! To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Draw your (S)Words poetry for a special evening of creativity and sharing. On June 26th, the Draw your (S)Words stage will provide a platform for those with lived experience of mental health challenges and illness—including families, carers and…

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#nofilter

The purpose of the show, with part proceeds going to suicide awareness, is to normalise the conversation about mental health, to reassure people it’s okay to not be okay and that no perception of shame is too great to seek help. Powerful doesn’t cut it.

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Rose Callaghan’s 12 Rules for Life

Rose was entertaining, and when sharing her own life rules before closing the show, there were some fundamental messages – ‘own your mental health’ and ‘respect people’s mental health’, something we should all do, despite the challenges we’re often faced with. So, what are your rules for life? Mine’s simply ‘Life’s short, make fun of...

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