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Chris finds peace in his new home with support from Open Minds

15 Feb 2022

Chris, aged 18, is a Support Coordination and Positive Behaviour Support client of Open Minds and is delighted with his new home in Logan.

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The new patron of Open Minds: The Governor of Queensland

09 Feb 2022

Open Minds welcomes our new patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Governor of Queensland.

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Welcoming our new Behaviour Support Specialist, Grace

07 Feb 2022

Grace has recently joined the Behaviour Support team at Open Minds after first working with us as a Support Worker, and graduating with a Diploma in Psychology.

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Supporting our clients during COVID-19

25 Jan 2022

Open Minds remains committed to supporting our clients, particularly through the current COVID-19 Omicron wave and rise in case numbers. Our clients receiving essential supports in a way that is sustainable and as safe as possible continues to be our priority.

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Dream of a new scooter becomes a reality thanks to the NDIS

22 Dec 2021

Amanda, a client of Open Minds, recently bought the scooter of her dreams thanks to the NDIS, enabling her to be more independent and confident.

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10 tips to cope with loneliness during the holidays

13 Dec 2021

If you’re spending Christmas alone or missing loved ones, it’s really important to keep yourself mentally healthy. Here are our top 10 tips to cope with loneliness during the holidays.

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Client with acquired brain injury wins family trampoline

07 Dec 2021

Danielle, a client of Open Minds with an acquired brain injury, recently won the Open Minds 2021 Vuly Trampoline competition and will be sharing her prize with her family.

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Read our latest Annual Report 2020-2021

06 Dec 2021

We've just published our latest Annual Report for 2020-2021. Read the highlights and the report here.

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Connection to Country at work. Indigenous Support Worker gifts artwork to his workplace

16 Nov 2021

Thomas, Support Worker in Lismore, has painted indigenous artwork for display in our NSW offices, to depict the aboriginal land where our clients and staff live.

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How art can benefit your mental health

27 Oct 2021

This guest blog post is written by Mikarla Teague, Creative Arts Therapist, and it explores the mental health and wellbeing benefits that art can have on us all.

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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.

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Open Minds partners with leading disability support provider, Multicap

08 Oct 2021

Results from a client experience survey conducted in late 2020, reveals that Open Minds achieved a new record in client satisfaction.

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