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ABC Mental As… 5 October – 12 October 2014

Help us join the dots on Mental Health
Join the ABC for Mental Health Week from 5 – 12 October with ABC Mental As…  A week of shows and events to challenge the stigma and fuel the conversation on mental health.  We’ll take a look at this issue from all angles and perspectives including programs covering entertainment, comedy and debate such as Changing Minds, Timothy, Agony of the Mind and heaps more. Click on to find out about all the programs showing throughout ABC Mental As…

World Mental Health Day Website Launched

‘The Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) is pleased to announce the launch of its World Mental Health Day (WMHD) website,’

The website highlights events planned for WMHD and includes an event map which enables event organisers to register their events to promote throughout Australia.

‘Held annually on 10 October, World Mental Health Day (WMHD) aims to raise public awarenes of mental health issues worldwide.  Its primary objective is to promote open discussion of mental health issues and emphasise the importance of seeking help and early intervention when needed.

In Australia, WMHD coincides with National Mental Health Week (7-13 October).  The MHCA’s theme for 2012 is: Whoever you are wherever you live, you’re not alone.’

Media Release from Mental Health Council of Australia