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Queensland Mental Health Week

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QMHW eNews May 2024

View the May edition of the Queensland Mental Health Week eNews online.

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QMHW eNews April 2024

View the April edition of the Queensland Mental Health Week eNews online.

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Queensland Mental Health Week grants open now!

 

We are excited to announce that the Queensland Mental Health Week Community Events Grant Program is now open for applications!

In 2024, $100,000 worth of grants are being made available to help organisations across the state host Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) events.

The theme for Queensland Mental Health Week 2024 is “Connect for mental health”. This QMHW, we want Queenslanders to consider and connect with the people and communities that help them be mentally healthy.

The grant funding will support innovative events that provide a focal point for awareness, education, and understanding of mental health and wellbeing, help foster community connection, and enhance inclusivity for those living with mental health challenges.

 

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About the grants

Funded by the Queensland Government through the Queensland Mental Health Commission and administered by CheckUP, the Queensland Mental Health Week Community Events Grant Program provides the opportunity for eligible organisations to apply for up to $2,000 to assist with event costs.

Community organisations, charities, local councils, sports clubs, school P&Cs, workplaces, and more are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to make a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing in your community.

To understand eligibility requirements, please read the 2024 Grant Guidelines before applying. You can also find a grant FAQ on the Queensland Mental Health Week website.

Apply for funding before the deadline on Friday 17 May 2024.

To apply for a grant, please use SmartyGrants. You can sign up for a free account or use an existing account.

We encourage you to share this opportunity with your networks. If you have any questions about the program, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@qldmentalhealthweek.org.au.

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Queensland Mental Health Week 2024 theme announced

 

We are excited to announce the theme for Queensland Mental Health Week 2024 is “Connect for mental health”, emphasising the proactive measures we can adopt to nurture and support positive mental health and wellbeing for ourselves and our communities.

Queensland Mental Health Week provides an opportunity for all Queenslanders to consider and connect with the people and communities that they rely on to help them be mentally healthy, through a range of events and activities.

Connect for mental health focuses on four areas:

  • Connect with self: Take care of yourself, do something you enjoy, make healthy choices, and seek help when needed.
  • Connect with community: Create supportive and inclusive environments, look after one another, and connect with culture. Show kindness and initiate connection with those who are struggling.
  • Connect with others: Foster relationships with loved ones, friends, family, and mob. Spend time with others and make meaningful connections.
  • Connect with nature: Take a break from technology, spend time outdoors, embrace mindfulness, and take care of the world around you.

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QMHW eNews March 2024

View the March edition of the Queensland Mental Health Week eNews online.

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QMHW 2024 dates announced!

We are very excited to announce the dates for Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) 2024! The week will take place from Saturday 5 October to Sunday 13 October, inclusive of World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October. Read more in our dates announcement here.

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CheckIN eNews December 2023

View the December 2023 edition of our CheckIN eNewsletter online.

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QMHW eNews November 2023

View the November edition of the Queensland Mental Health Week eNews online.

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Reaching Out Edition 75 – November 2023

View the November 2023 edition of our Outreach eNewsletter, Reaching Out.

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QMHW eNews October 2023

View the October edition of the Queensland Mental Health Week eNews online.

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