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Arm chair travel – how to visit museums and art galleries around the world from the comfort of your own home

20 Apr 2020

Whilst we are all practicing physical distancing, and staying at home as much as possible, some of the world's most popular museums and art galleries are opening their (virtual) doors for us all to enjoy.

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Six ways to keep motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic

16 Apr 2020

As we are all practicing social distancing measures, and most of us are home-based, you may feel like life has suddenly turned upside down and your motivation is at an all-time low. Well, you are not alone!

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5 unique ways to stay connected during COVID-19

09 Apr 2020

Social distancing and isolation are normal practices due to the global situation of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In order to keep our mental health and overall wellness in good check, we must adapt to new ways of staying connected. Here are some unique digital options to try out.

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Being mindful of mindless scrolling

31 Mar 2020

With the current global situation of COVID-19 (coronavirus), a 24-hour news cycle has emerged. During these times, your wellness and mental health should be your number one priority, so we’ve written some digital detox tips to help scale back the scrolling.

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Open Minds COVID-19 Updates

23 Mar 2020

The health and safety of our clients and employees are of the highest importance to us. As such, Open Minds is treating COVID-19 as a top priority and is taking all possible steps to reduce the risks to our clients, their families, our employees and the wider community.

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Open Minds' Stakeholder COVID Update #2

23 Mar 2020

Our team have been keeping a close eye on the official updates and sharing of information that is being released regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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Open Minds' Stakeholder COVID Update #1

23 Mar 2020

With the concern of the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we wanted to share with you what we are doing at Open Minds to be prepare for any potential impacts.

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Living his best life thanks to the support of Open Minds and the NDIS

11 Feb 2020

Nathan, through the help of his Open Minds Transition Support Worker, Grahame, has been able to live his best life thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Through the support of Open Minds, transitioning onto the NDIS has seen Nathan go to the movies, music concerts, take up dancing and he is now working towards his goal of moving out of home.

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Parenting Programs at Morayfield Health Hub

11 Feb 2020

Having a positive parent-child relationship can set the path for a child’s success in school and in life. Parents are the most valuable partners for supporting the development and mental well-being of our children.

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5 positive effects music has on your mental health

10 Feb 2020

Music is a powerful thing. Aside from its entertainment value, listening to music is known to have incredible positive effects to our brain. More specifically, music can change the way we act, feel and think. So, how does this factor into managing our mental health?

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5 tips on how to start an open dialogue about mental health

04 Feb 2020

When you’re not feeling your best, it’s very tough to talk about how you feel. The unusual or uncomfortable feelings are normal. We’ve provided some tips to help you approach someone when discussing mental health, and when someone approaches you.

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The signs your child may need mental health support

04 Feb 2020

Open Minds, via our headspace centres in Taringa and Redcliffe, support young people aged 12 to 25 going through a tough time by providing free or low-cost supports in the areas of mental health, physical and sexual health, educational and vocational counselling and alcohol and other drug support.

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