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  • 6 Oct 2017

    Time: 10:00 - 13:00

    Mad Hatter Tea Party - Albany

    The Mad Hatter Tea Party brings together the community and local mental health services and groups who want to break down stigma and connect people to local support.

    The event is a fun morning for all ages and everyone is welcome!

    For further information please contact:

    Natalie Jarvis from headspace Albany on 9842 9871 or natalie.jarvis@headspacealbany.com.au

    • Location: Albany Town Square
    • Cost: free

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  • 7 Oct 2017

    Time: 12:00 - 21:00

    OPENING CEREMONY - Kalgoorlie

    In 2017, the Mental Health Week Opening Ceremony will be heading to the regions! This flagship event will be held in Kalgoorlie, and will connect the community with a range of local mental health service providers in a fun and youth-oriented environment.

    There will be activities on offer for everyone to come and try, from a range of games to show off your sporting prowess to arts and crafts to unleash your creative flair. There will be live music, food stalls, entertainment and free giveaways!

    This event will be targeted at youth however all community members are welcome.

    • Location: Centennial Park (the Soundshell), LOT 3426 Hannan St, Somerville WA
    • Cost: free

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  • 9 Oct 2017

    Time: 09:00 - 17:00

    Arts and Mental Health Network Art Exhibition

    The arts exhibition displays beautiful, original and inspired artworks from people with lived experience of mental health issues from 9 - 20 October, during Mental Health Week.

    These stunning paintings are available for sale after the two-week exhibition period at the YMCA in Leederville, which attracts hundreds of people from all over Perth.

    Every year we are blown away with the level of creativity and emotion these original paintings exude. 

    There is a chance to hear from some of the inspiration behind these works at the official Arts Exhibition Celebration night – date TBC.

    *Please note canvasses to be displayed in the exhibition have all been allocated.

    The exhibition is only open on weekdays.

    • Location: YMCA Leederville, 60A Frame Ct, Leederville WA
    • Cost: free

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  • 10 Oct 2017

    Time: 07:00 - 14:00

    World Mental Health Day Celebration Stall - sponsored by Rise

    Set in Perth CBD's busiest shopping mall, this annual awareness stall connects thousands of people with a range of community mental health services.

    With a wealth of current information on offer, this stall is staffed by mental health sector professionals and includes a range of activities and giveaways, live music and a stack of other fun!

    Thank you to event sponsor Rise for making this event possible.

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    • Location: Forrest Place, Perth WA
    • Cost: free

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  • 10 Oct 2017

    Time: 08:00 - 17:00

    World Mental Health Day 2017

    World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

    The day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

    International World Mental Health Day theme to be announced. 

    More information at: http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/en/ 

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    • Location: Worldwide
    • Cost: free

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  • 10 Oct 2017

    Time: 18:30 - 21:00

    Resilient Youth Forum - sponsored by Anglicare WA

    This free parent's evening will be facilitated by Applied Social Psychologist and Educator Dr Helen Street and Ashlee Harrison, CEO of zero2hero.

    Topics for this event will include raising resilient youth, engaging with youth and a personal story on building resilience. 

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    Thank you to event sponsor Anglicare WA for making this forum possible.

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    Thank you to the continued support of Perth College.

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    • Location: Judith Cottier Theatre, Perth College, 31 Lawley Crescent, Mount Lawley WA
    • Cost: free

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  • 11 Oct 2017

    Time: 12:30 - 13:30

    Workplace Wellbeing Seminar - sponsored by Black Swan Health

    Workplace mental health and safety has been acknowledged as a growing and serious concern for employers.

    Building on it's huge popularity over the past four years, there will be another free lunchtime seminar held in the CBD. This event attracts around 150 CEOs, managers, OSH and HR professionals and is broadcast via weblink to multiple remote WA mining sites.

    Thank you to event sponsor Black Swan Health for making this event possible.

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    Thank you to Rio Tinto for their continued support of this event.

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    • Location: Central Park Theatrette, 152-158 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA (opposite the Hay Street entrance to Central Park Tower)
    • Cost: free

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  • 13 Oct 2017

    Time: 17:00 - 19:00

    Arts and Mental Health Network Arts Exhibition Celebration Night

    You're invited to the official celebration of the Mental Health Week arts exhibition as we celebrate the great artwork of 2017.

    Join us for free live music, special guest speakers, a sausage sizzle and the annual interactive arts display.

    Come and experience the inspiration behind these creative and dazzling art pieces.

    • Location: YMCA HQ Gallery, 60A Frame Court, Leederville
    • Cost: free

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  • 14 Oct 2017

    Time: 08:00 - 12:00

    parkrun Fun - sponsored by Avivo

    After the success of the Family Fun Day in 2016, this year we have partnered with parkrun to step up this fun and social event.

    Embracing families and people of all ages, this year the Claisebrook Cove parkrun will be transformed in the City of Perth. After the weekly 5km run, there will be a range of exciting and challenging activities on offer to come and try, inclduing volleyball, hula hopping, bubble soccer, with free giveaways and much more!

    Thank you to event sponsor Avivo for making this event possible.

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    • Location: Victoria Gardens, East Perth WA (eastern end of Royal St on the southern side of Claisebrook Cove)
    • Cost: free

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  • 14 Oct 2017

    Time: 19:30 - 21:30

    Stand Up! for Comedy

    Save the date - all the details you need to know coming soon! 

    Back for a third year running, Perth Theatre Trust and the Western Australian Association for Mental Health help you enjoy the lighter side of life with their annual Stand Up! for Comedy show during Mental Health Week 2017.

    More details coming soon - but save the date for now!

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    Thank you to the continued support of the Perth Theatre Trust.

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    • Location: State Theatre Centre, 174-176 William Street, Perth WA
    • Tickets from$36.00

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  • 15 Oct 2017

    Time: 14:00 - 15:00

    Free Basketball!

    Come to this free, casual basketball session that runs each month as part of the activities offered by the Perth Active Depression Support Group.

    A half basketball court is hired thanks to a generous grant from Street Hassle Events and the Town of Victoria Park. The idea is to just casually shoot some hoops and play some mini games as a way of being physically active in your community.

    For further information please contact:

    Rahul Seth from Perth Active Depression Support Group on PerthADSG@icloud.com.

    • Location: LeisureLife Victoria Park, Corner Kent and Gloucester Street, East Victoria Park WA
    • Cost: free

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