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Tick of approval through obtaining National Standards for Mental Health Services 

24 Jun 2021

Open Minds is pleased to have recently achieved accredited certification of the National Standards for Mental Health Services. 

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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.

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SDA and SIL free event in Loganholme

02 Jun 2021

Join us for a free SDA and SIL tour and Q&A, including a walk-through of a brand new SDA Improved Liveability apartment in Loganholme.

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Reflecting on National Reconciliation Week's theme

27 May 2021

Open Minds Lifestyle Planning Administrator, Karen, took some time this week to share her thoughts on Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021, More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.

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Reaching new heights and independence

26 May 2021

Jas, who lives with Cerebral Palsy, was assisted by the Open Minds team to move into a SDA High Support Needs home. She has access to a hoist and other accessible life-changing features that are improving her quality of life.

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Shedding weight for better physical and mental health

13 May 2021

Michael, age 47 from Townsville, has so far lost a whopping 6kg on his quest to get fit, healthy, and improve his mental health and wellbeing.

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New COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet

11 May 2021

We’ve created this COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet to help our clients easily understand more about the vaccination.

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Island holiday dream comes true under NDIS goals

04 May 2021

Shane, aged 47 from Sunnybank, was able to go on the holiday of his dreams to Tangalooma Island thanks to the NDIS and his Open Minds support workers who were there to support him every step of the way.

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Building a new life after Domestic Violence

29 Apr 2021

Jennifer*, from Logan, has made friendships and reconnected with family members since receiving Open Minds support to leave a long-term abusive relationship.

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headspace Strathpine is open to support young people

06 Apr 2021

Open Minds is delighted to operate the newly opened headspace centre in Strathpine. The centre, located on 441 Gympie Road, Strathpine, will provide counselling, psychology and employment support services for young people aged 12 – 25.

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Live in total privacy, with 24/7 support at hand

17 Mar 2021

Supporting clients around the clock, whilst they maintain the privacy of living in their own home - welcome to the concierge model!

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10 Key components of Positive Behaviour Support

10 Mar 2021

Learn the 10 key components of positive behaviour support – a framework we use to improve a person’s quality of life when they have challenging behaviour.

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