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National Reconciliation Week events

23 May 2018

Find out what events are taking place in your local area to celebrate National Reconciliation Week between 27 May - 3 June 2018.

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Meet our Indigenous Engagement Officer, Russell Tighe

17 May 2018

In addition to his official job role as Indigenous Engagement Officer, Russ is also Chair of Open Minds Reconciliation Action Group Committee. Russ has a lot of responsibilities both in his role at Open Minds and outside of work

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The Client and Carer Forum

02 May 2018

Open Minds is hosting it's first Client and Carer Forum on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. Join the discussions on planned improvements to Open Minds and contribute your feedback if you wish!

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Our programs

02 May 2018

Enhance your recovery journey with our free YOU+ and Living Well workshops - designed for people living with mental illness to enable them to better access the community and work towards recovery.

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The Transformers

01 May 2018

Riley is a 31 year old Support Worker for the PHaMS team at Open Minds, covering the Bayside area. Six months ago, Riley decided to setup a dodgeball team for people who are transgender, to tackle the problem of isolation and to create a community.

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Supporting the Masso family in the community

26 Apr 2018

The Masso’s love the outdoors and engaging with the community, so it was crucial for Open Minds to offer support services to enable them to do as much as possible of what they enjoy.

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Long-lost family

26 Apr 2018

Liliana, originally from Poland, had lost touch with her family overseas, but with the help of Open Minds was able to hire a genealogist to trace a long-lost cousin

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You're hired! Choosing my own Support Worker

12 Apr 2018

Reace, aged 27, was over the moon when Open Minds encouraged him to have deeper control over the selection of his Support Worker, Theresa, in Ipswich.

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A positive future for Wayne

09 Apr 2018

With aging carers, it was crucial for Wayne to find somewhere to live, have assistance with daily living tasks, complex support, and positive behaviour support. Wayne and his family were relieved that Open Minds were able to provide the support he needed for a positive future.

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