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Horse riding gives Hayley the gift of peace and connection

29 Jun 2022

Open Minds client, Hayley, has always been an animal lover but it wasn’t until recently that she discovered the magic of horse riding at Trevena Glen Farm located in Samsonvale, Queensland.

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A life changing decision that brought great reward

27 Jun 2022

Tricia, an Open Minds’ North Region Care Leader can proudly declare that she fortuitously found her calling overseeing Supported Independent Living apartments as part of a state-funded housing program.

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Open Minds: 110 years in the making

27 Jun 2022

What does Australia’s vivid national flower, the Golden Wattle, have to do with Open Minds? The two have a strong and longstanding affinity that you may not be aware of, with Open Minds beginning as the Queensland Wattle Day League in Brisbane in 1912.

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Five Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Mental Health

20 Jun 2022

Today, on the International Day of Yoga, we look at five ways this ancient practice can enhance your mental health.

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Celebrate Pride Month This June

13 Jun 2022

June marks an important celebration of the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community – Pride Month.

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Paul’s vibrant new hobby adds colour to his life

07 Jun 2022

Paul has been an Open Minds client for over five years and recently expanded his community participation to include a fortnightly art group.

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Meet Scout, headspace Strathpine's newest recruit

18 May 2022

headspace Strathpine (operated by Open Minds) has recently welcomed its newest and furriest recruit – Scout, a therapy dog in training.

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Gary celebrates 25 years of service with Open Minds

18 May 2022

With an admirable 25 years of service under his belt, Open Minds Lifestyle Support Worker Gary Haddad has a wealth of experience to share.

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Alan embraces a fresh start with the concierge model of service

09 May 2022

Alan, a Supported Independent Living (SIL) client of Open Minds for the last six years, has recently transitioned to our concierge model of service and is enjoying the peace and independence his new home brings.

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Enjoying the perks of a library membership

05 May 2022

Shane is broadening his horizons by accessing digital media and online resources at the library thanks to shared insight from his Open Minds Senior Support Worker that libraries are more than just homes for books.

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Live the life YOU want!

29 Apr 2022

People with mental health issues severe enough to cause disability can live independently in the community, if given the opportunity to do so.

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Chris gains social connection with art inspired by music

13 Apr 2022

Chris, 55 years old from Logan, has been enjoying a weekly art class thanks to support from Open Minds, enabling him to be reacquainted with a teenage hobby while participating in a community activity.

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