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Poetry Workshops & Showcase for Mental Health Week

“POETRY FOR THE TERRIFIED” WORKSHOPS Poetry can be a powerful form of self-expression and is a great way to support wellbeing—improving mood, strengthening cognitive health and fostering positive self-reflection. This Mental Health Week, mindshare will be hosting an online poetry workshop led by spoken word legends Alison Paradoxx and Wallis Prophet. Participants will be guided…

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Laughter Is The Best of Meds Tickets On Sale

They say laughter is the best medicine, and this Mental Health Week we’re once again testing the tummy muscles with plenty of laughs. We are hosting a comedy night at The Jade, featuring stand-out comedians from South Australia. Get ready to party with MC Boo Dwyer, plus: Marc Ryan – The Beautiful Bogan, Josh Warrior,…

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mindshare’s Group Exhibition Extending Across Adelaide City

We could not be more excited to be extending our annual mindshare exhibition across ALL THREE ADELAIDE CITY LIBRARIES this October. By exhibiting extensively across Adelaide this mental health month, we at mindshare hope to create space for conversations around personal lived experience, stigma, and wellbeing. We believe that sharing and listening to each other’s…

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The 2020 Mental Health Week program has launched!

Mental Health Week is an opportunity to have important conversations with your community about mental health and wellbeing. In 2020, South Australia’s Mental Health Week will run from October 10 – 17. The MHCSA and mindshare are hosting and sponsoring a range of exciting community events and activities throughout the month of October. Our theme…

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2020 Rural Grants Encouraging Creativity

Got a creative idea for a Mental Health Week event? The Mental Health Coalition of South Australia has been funded by the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network to allocate small grants of up to $1,000 to support creative Mental Health Week promotional activities throughout rural and regional SA. We are taking a creative angle…

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mindshare Awards Now Open!

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition open to South Australians with lived experience of mental illness. It is an opportunity for writers to share their stories, showcase their skills, discover new creative communities, and connect with industry professionals. In 2020, we are offering four year-long Writers SA memberships for the category winners,…

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