Psychology and Allied Health Services

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Movember 2023

It’s Movember! For the month of November, the focus is on men’s health and wellbeing. Movember started in 2003 with 30 “Mo Bros” with the campaign focusing on men’s health and prostate cancer. Fast-forward 20 years, Movember is a well-known campaign that has grown to include over 6 million Mo Bros. It aims to raise […]

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Mental Health Week 2023

7 – 15 October 2023 Queensland Mental Health Week focuses on 3 elements that are crucial in nurturing and promoting well-being: “Awareness, Belonging, Connection.” Let’s explore these and discover some activities that embody these principles. Awareness Self-awareness is the foundation of mental well-being. Engage in activities such as journaling, meditation, or therapy to cultivate a […]

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RUOK DAY – Thursday 14th September 2023

R U OK? Day (https://www.ruok.org.au/) is an important reminder of the power of a simple question. Held annually, this day encourages people from all walks of life to ask a seemingly straightforward yet profoundly meaningful question: “Are you okay?” It serves as a catalyst for conversations about mental health, emotional well-being, and the importance of […]

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Jeans for Genes Day – Friday 4th August 2023

Jeans for Genes Day is an annual event that brings together individuals, schools, workplaces, and communities to raise awareness and funds for genetic disorders, rare diseases and birth defects. On this day people are encouraged to swap their regular attire for a pair of jeans to show their support and to donate whatever amount they […]

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Autism Acceptance Month: Celebrating Neurodiversity

Whilst every day is a day to celebrate and embrace Neurodiversity, April is recognized as Autism Acceptance Month. During this month, we strive to raise awareness and understanding about Autism (also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and to promote a neuro-affirming approach towards Autistic individuals. Autism is a neurodivergent condition that affects communication, social interaction, […]

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