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Updates

Although it may not always seem like it, there is still plenty of good news, particularly in communities across our region.  It is important to turn give yourself time to appreciate some wonderful examples of our human spirit, fantastic innovations and simply fun stuff.  Even in the midst of uncertainty, there are great insights and much to be grateful for.

If you have any news or updates you wish to share, please email sheaward@selectability.com.au

Annual art exhibition for mental health

Mind Australia in Mackay are holding their 2nd annual Art Exhibition for people who have a lived or living experience with mental health challenges in the Jubilee Community Exhibition Space. This exhibition will also include an opening night which will be a family friendly community event. Please see the attached flyers & artist invitation to see more details on how people can submit their art pieces.

Crisis Support Space

The Crisis Support Space can support individuals who are;

– Over 18

– Experiencing mental health or emotional crisis

– Who do not require immediate medical assessment or treatment

Present to Emergency Deparment at Mackay Base

 

 

Seaforth Indigenous Men’s Camp 8 – 10 October

 

https://www.trybooking.com/BTKZY

Australian South Sea Islander men also welcome to apply.

This 3 day camp is a part of a 12 week resilience and behavioral change program from cultural perspectives.

Spaces are limited. Apply today!

 

Contact: Manarca Corowa 

Phone: 0476548912

E: namarca@reconcilelife.com.au

Strength 2 Strength 

 

Strength 2 strength is a program for young males aged 15-18. The program focuses on building positive relationships, developing life skills and strengthening the connection of young males to services in our community.

The program runs for six weeks and there are spaces available for all sessions. To participate in the program please attend or refer young people to YIRS and staff can assist further.

ATSICHS Mackay

ATSICHS Men’s Group is starting back from the 5th February, 2021! For more information contact Andrew on 0455 027 504

Free Counselling for Carers

Are you in the role of a carer and need support? 

selectability understands that carers perform an essential role that is often taken on with little support. 

selectability are offering Carers Counselling sessions which can be delivered online, via video link, in person or via phone. 

For more information please call 0748643040 or 0448567523

Good News Network 

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ABC Good News

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SPCAP:

11 Wood Street, Mackay
QLD Australia 4740