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.
World Mental Health Day – Centenary Trail Walking Group | Canberra
Join Fortem Australia to take on the Canberra Centenary Trail, walking a different section of the trail each month. The next walk will be held on World Mental Health Day!
World Mental Health Day – Morning Tea Picnic | Port Macquarie
Join Fortem Australia for an awesome morning tea picnic at the beach. A great way to connect with other local first responder families in Port Macquarie, whilst you get outside and enjoy the Spring weather.
World Mental Health Day – Family Learn to Surf | Wollongong
Join Fortem Australia for a morning of learning to surf followed by a picnic lunch. A great way to connect with other local first responder families, plus you can get active and learn a new skill during this 2 hour surf lesson!
World Mental Health Day – Family Day at the Beach | Gold Coast
Join Fortem Australia for a family day at the beach in Currumbin for kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and a BBQ lunch. A great way to connect with other local first responder families and develop closer relationships in your own family, plus you can get active and enjoy the Spring weather and salt air.
World Mental Health Day – Come & Try Archery Family Day | Canberra
Join Fortem Australia for a two hour archery class for first responder families, followed by lunch. A great way to connect with other local first responder families in Canberra, plus you can get active and learn a new skill!
Psychology Week 2020
8–14 November Pain: Finding the way forward with psychology
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