We support people living with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury.

With over 100 years of experience, Open Minds works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering a range of tailored options and core supports focused on the individual needs of each person. We believe that every individual deserves personalised support in the areas of mental health and disability.

Work with us for a rewarding and enriching career

“The best part of my job is that I work with people, not computers. Connecting with people and seeing them achieve positive outcomes is very rewarding. By working at Open Minds you feel as though you are part of a community.”

Roger Daly

Senior Support Worker

Home of the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards

Open Minds has been running the Awards since its conception in 1996, to recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working to reduce stigma and empower those living with mental illness.

 

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Being kind to animals is good for our mental health

13 Nov 2019

Today is World Kindness Day (Wednesday 13 November), so we’ve taken a look at how being kind to animals can benefit our mental health and wellbeing by reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness, and helping us cope with depression.

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Anna’s brighter life with Supported Independent Living in Bundaberg

12 Nov 2019

Since coming to Open Minds and accessing NDIS Supported Independent Living in Bundaberg, Anna’s life has changed for the better. Things weren’t always easy for Anna, but she now has access to the right equipment and right support to enable her to live life to the full.

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Working with horses is proving beneficial for David

08 Nov 2019

David, aged 46 from Redcliffe, has been able to use some of his NDIS funding for therapy with horses. David, who lives with Schizophrenia, has found that working with these majestic animals has decreased the voices he hears and enabled him to focus.

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