6-14 October 2018
Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair @ Mackay

Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair @ Mackay

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Saturday, October 14 2017, 11:00 am


2 Matsuura Dr, Mackay QLD 4740, Australia

The Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair harnesses the skills and energy of the Mackay Regional Mental Health Network  and Rotary International to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the Mackay Region.

The Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair

  • Promotes awareness of mental health issues thereby reducing the stigma attached to mental health
  • Provides a safe environment for the people of the Mackay Region to gather information on mental health issues and learn about avenues for future treatment
  • Allows the Mackay Region Mental Health Care Professionals to network
  • Provides a source of funds to enable ongoing mental health research

The organising committee is made up of representatives of the health care service provides in the Mackay Region and Members of Rotary International.  The health care service provides include Headspace, Ozcare, Mental Illness Fellowship NQ Inc, RSL Qld-Veteran Services and other members of the Mackay Regional Mental Health Network .  The members of Rotary International come from District 9570, Group1 Clubs and have a close connection to Australian Rotary Health.

The Mackay Regional Mental Health Network provides the professional mental health skills, experience and network required to run the fair and the Rotarians provide volunteers, organisational skills, infrastructure and funds.

Australian Rotary Health provides access to the “Hat Day” campaign material and provides the vehicle that delivers ongoing mental health research in Australia.

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