Mental health week 2020
Every person, every community
10 - 17 October 2020
We are hosting a series of webinars to help promote mental health in our community. Available here online for Mental Health Week, we will also be screening the webinars for community members who may not have internet access.
Mindfulness with Yoga
A 15-minutes mindful breathing and body awareness session to do seated or lying down. Presented by Maya.
How to support the resilience and wellbeing of our teenagers/children (for parents)
Strategies for children/teenagers to build their resilience and wellbeing
Two webinars presented by Madhavi Nawana Parker the founder of Positive Minds Australia, a globally published author of resilience, confidence and social emotional literacy books, public speaker and counsellor. These tools will be based on one of Madhavi's books, 'The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox: Creating character and competence through life's ups and downs.'
Gentle exercise and relaxation for good mental health
Maria Voulgarakis, an accredited Strength for Life Instructor, will present four short 10 - 15-minute videos of gentle exercise and relaxation techniques.
Video One: Aerobic Exercise
Video Two: Seated Exercises
Video Three: Standing Exercises
Video Four: Stretching
Mental health impacts of COVID-19 and coping with the related stress and anxiety
Dr Cate Howell focuses on sharing life’s learnings and acquired wisdom (acquired through years of education, working with people and especially life itself, with its ups and downs!). Her aim is to guide individuals towards hope and healing, as well as purpose, meaning and happiness. This is particularly relevant in current times with COVID-19. Dr Cate is a medical practitioner, therapist, educator, speaker and author!
There will be screenings held at both Clarence Park and Unley Community Centres.
Free, bookings essential, phone Unley Community Centre on 8372 5128 or Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.