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Congratulations winners of 2021 QLD Mental Health Achievement Awards!
15 Oct 2021
The 11 winners have been announced at the QLD Mental Health Week Achievement Awards Breakfast ceremony today. The winners have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to improving the lives of Queenslanders living with mental illness during a pandemic.Read more
Congratulations finalists of 2021 QLD Mental Health Achievement Awards!
08 Sep 2021
Congratulations to the finalists who have been shortlisted in the 2021 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards – for their incredible work and achievements in mental health!Read more
Nominate now for the Queensland Mental Health awards!
23 Jun 2021
Open Minds have opened nominations for the annual Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards, with $5,000 available in prize money. The Awards, now in their 25th year, recognise and celebrate the achievements of those working to reduce stigma and empower those living with mental illnesses.Read more
Take part in NAIDOC Week 2020 Events
09 Nov 2020
Always Was, Always Will Be. This is the theme for 2020 NAIDOC Week, held from 8th - 15th November. This year's theme recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. We are spiritually and culturally connected to this country. This country was criss-crossed by generations of brilliant Nations.Read more
QLD Mental Health Achievement Award winners!
11 Oct 2019
Congratulations to the 10 Award winners of the 2019 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards – for their incredible work and achievements in mental health.Read more
Deadline extended for QLD Mental Health Week Achievement Awards!
02 Sep 2019
Due to popular demand, the deadline to submit a nomination for the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards has been extended by one week until Monday 9th September 2019.Read more
Why nominate for the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards?
08 Aug 2019
Nominations are pouring in for the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards, recognising people and organisations who work to improve the lives of those living with mental illness. Watch this short video to see what you have to gain by submitting a nomination.Read more
New categories for Mental Health Achievement Awards
18 Jul 2019
For 2019, Open Minds has added two new categories to the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards: the Early Years Award and the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Award.Read more
Events in Queensland for NAIDOC Week 2019
04 Jul 2019
Voice. Treaty. Truth. This is the theme for 2019 NAIDOC Week 2019, held from 7th - 14th July. With 2019 being celebrated as the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Language, it's time for the 65,000 year old Indigenous voice of Australia to be heard.Read more
The importance of good infant mental health – the early years
14 Jun 2019
This week is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, a time to focus on the importance of the connection between caregivers and infants under 3 years old. We’ve spoken to experts within the Morayfield Health Hub to find out why the bond between infants and their caregivers is so important for future mental health.Read more
Men’s health week – how Open Minders stay mentally well
14 Jun 2019
Due to the health status of men being generally lower than females, the spotlight this week is on the health of our Australian men for Men’s Health Week 2019. As mental health is a key part of a man’s overall health and wellbeing, we spoke to a few men at the Open Minds Woolloongabba head office to find out how they stay mentally well.Read more
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