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Introduction to Problem Gambling

This workshop will explore the various impacts of problem gambling on the individual and the family focusing on mental health and multicultural communities. 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 […]

Let’s Get Moving

We know that getting up and moving is good for us but we still put off doing it.  Now that we are all being asked to stay at home doesn’t this mean we have even better reasons to stay off the couch? This course takes you through some activities you can do in a restricted […]

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-Advocacy Skills

This workshop will build on and extends students’ learning from Introduction to Self-Advocacy. The Self-Advocacy Skills workshop is designed to extend students’ understanding of self-advocacy, how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery and the key principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions. The workshop draws on a framework for analysing self-advocacy situations and approaches to planning, […]

Introduction to Self-Advocacy

The Introduction to Self-Advocacy Workshop is designed to develop students’ understanding of self-advocacy, how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery and the key principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions. Students will have the opportunity to apply this learning to relevant situations in a supportive environment. At the completion of the Introduction to Self-Advocacy Workshop students […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid is a specialist two day program which provides students with the knowledge and skills to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals developing a mental health condition or experiencing a mental health crisis. This program is delivered by an Indigenous trainer. Note: This course is open […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Most of us know firsthand that sleep affects our mental state. This workshop aims to help students understand how sleep (or lack of it) affects our mental wellbeing and to learn some techniques to improve the quality of their sleep. Sleep is closely connected to mental and emotional health and has demonstrated links to depression, […]