Resources to share
World Mental Health Day is a little different this year, with events and get-togethers more restricted than usual. But there are still so many ways to celebrate and bring awareness!
Check out these digital and printable resources, including resources from our Partners, you can share with friends, family, colleagues and your community during October to encourage everyone to look after their mental health.
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- Apps & Programs
- Articles & E-Books
- Fact Sheets
- Social Posts
2021 Mental Health Month Calendars
These printable pdf calendars provide daily ideas about what to do to look after your mental health over the month of October. They’re available for different audiences including general audiences, young adults, families, older Australians, and workplaces.
2021 Mental Health Month Posters and Postcards
These printable posters and postcards provide tips for looking after your mental health and an opportunity to check in with how you’re going in tough times.
Apps & Programs
World Mental Health Day Zoom Background
Start a conversation about World Mental Health Day by using this background for Zoom, WebEX, Teams, Google Meet, or other web meetings.
OzHelp: Mental Health Month Webinar Series
For Mental Health Month and Safe Work Month, OzHelp is raising awareness of the role we can all play in creating safe workplace communities on 7 October at 11am, 14 October at 12.30pm, and 21 October at 11am.
Apps & Programs
The Family Project
The Family Project supports the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of families by sharing an inspirational and clinically supported daily family project. Launching at the start of the NSW school holidays, the Project starts with some really fun, activity-based content and then balances this with more emotional and physical wellbeing content thereafter.
Walk for Wellness
One Door Mental Health is holding a Walk for Wellness during the week following World Mental Health Day – 10 to 16 October. The virtual event will encourage people to register their support and run or walk anytime, anywhere in their local community in a COVID-safe way. Even a simple walk around the block can […]
Odd Socks Day
GROW Australia’s Odd Socks Day is taking place on Friday 8 October. Help GROW reduce the stigma around mental ill-health and start the conversation now. Odd Socks Day is a fun way to approach a really serious topic. One in seven Australians will experience depression and one quarter of Australians will experience an anxiety condition […]
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Butterfly Foundation National Helpline
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1800 242 636 or 1300 554 660
SANE Australia Help Centre
1800 187 263
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467
1800 55 1800
1300 789 978
1800 184 527
Open Arms – Veterans and Families Counselling
1800 011 046