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Problem Gambling & Mental Health

This workshop will explore the various impacts of problem gambling on the individual and the family with a particular focus on mental health. The workshop will provide examples of warning signs and the types of support that are available for those experiencing problem gambling and their families. Learning Objectives Gambling – a silent addiction Current […]

Understanding Bipolar

People who experience Bipolar disorder may have extreme mood swings which can range from highly energised, impulsive euphoria (sometimes to the point of having delusions and hallucinations) to extreme depression and to remission in a mostly unpredictable pattern. This can be frightening and difficult to live with or deal with. The Understanding Bipolar workshop builds […]

Becoming Resilient

When faced with adversity in life, how do we cope or adapt? Why do some people seem to bounce back from tragic events or loss much more quickly than others? Why do some people seem to get “stuck” in a point in their life, without the ability to move forward? Resilience is how well a […]

What is Recovery?

This workshop will explore the concept and context of recovery with a particular focus on the personal process and what this means for people with lived experience, families, services and communities. The workshop will cover lived experience and recovery relating to mental health conditions, the evidence of recovery, and the characteristics of services and approaches […]

Self-Care

Recovery depends on all the people involved – people living with mental health issues, workers, and carers, family and friends – being as strong and resilient as possible.  When there are lots of demands and stressors, it is very easy to neglect the things that can help us feel strong and resilient. Self-care is becoming one of the […]

Term 1 2021

Term 1 will start in early February 2021! In Term 1 we will begin returning to some face-to-face workshops, following COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements. However, online workshops will also continue in Term 1. If any changes to COVID restrictions occur, changes may be made to our schedule as required. Contact us if you have […]