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Carers’ Week 2017 Activities

Carers’ Week 2017 – 15-21 October 2017 Supported by Carers Australia WA and Lotterywest All Mental Health Family Carers are invited and welcome to attend. Monday 16 Oct 2017 – Aromatherapy for Wellness (6-8 pm) Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 – Pilates (10-11 am OR 11.30 am-12.30 pm) Thursday 19 Oct

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Family Connections

12 week program for Carers of persons experiencing Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or other complex mental illness displaying difficult behavioural or emotional regulation issues. *Education* Skills* Resources* Support* Program Framework Family Connections is an evidence-based course. The format of the sessions allows group participants to obtain the latest information about

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Communities Shaping Resilience

Pathways Southwest and the Community Alcohol & Drug Service are presenting a series of … Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Information Workshops: Pathways to access care, Clarify substance use and mental health issues, Local Initiatives, Interventions/ Strategies November 22nd 2016 Collie AM – Bunbury PM December 13th 2016 Margaret River

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Fact File: Bipolar disorder

“We all have mood swings from time to time, but for someone with bipolar disorder these moods become extreme and can have a significant impact on their life…” People with bipolar disorder experience episodes of extreme highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression) in mood, which is why the condition

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Mindfulness meditation practice

“Mindfulness meditation involves using your senses to help you focus your attention on the present. Why not take some time out and try it.” Mindfulness dates back thousands of years but has attracted considerable attention in recent years for its applications in medicine and daily life. If you are interested

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Mental health first aid fills knowledge gap

“Traditional first aid courses are all about the body. Yet we’re more likely to encounter someone with a mental health problem than someone needing CPR.” At the mention of first aid, most of us think of resuscitation or dealing with injuries or burns. But what should you do if you

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