The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month

Out Social

Out Social is a social group facilitated by LGBTIQ+ identifying people for LGBTIQ+ people who are experiencing social isolation, mental health issues or concerns and would like to meet with other people within the local LGBTIQ+ community. Out Social prides itself on being inclusive of all gender...
Contact
Amielle
0428 286 231
Time
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Meet on the corner of Little Malop St and Gheringhap St, Geelong, VIC 3220
Cost
Well Connected contributes towards the evening however you will need to pay for additional costs at various venues
18 December 2019

Sausage Sizzle

As part of the December celebrations please join us for a barbecue in the park. Come join your peers for some sunshine, fun and laughter. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen and a fold up chair
Contact
Veronica Komodromou
0414 530 288
Time
10:00am
RSVP
16 December 2019
Location
Yan Yean
Cost
Free
1 - 18 October 2019

Pigment of the Imagination - Art Exhibition

BCS & Wellways invites you to the Pigment of the Imagination art exhibition for Mental Health Month. This exhibition will showcase works by people with disabilities, mental health consumers and support persons in the Canberra community.
Contact
Amelia Hourigan
02 6246 7122
Time
9:00am - 5:00pm
Location
Belconnen Community Centre, 23 Swanson Ct, Belconnen ACT 2617
Cost
Free
5 December 2019

Sky High End of Year Luncheon

Situated less than an hour from the Melbourne CBD, on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool ferny glades and lush towering native forests, Sky High is one of Victoria’s premier tourist attractions with majestic views to be experienced day or night over the Melbourne skyline. The...
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
03 8873 2510
Time
12:00pm
RSVP
28 November 2019
Location
26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong, Victoria, 3767
Cost
Free
10, 16, 23, 30 October 2019 | 6, 13, 20, 27 November 2019 | 4, 11, 18 December 2019

Introduction to Tai Chi

Tai Chi, or Taijiquan in Chinese, is a traditional Chinese practice that is valuable in promoting health, developing combat and self-defence skills, and improving concentration and overall well-being.
Contact
Lilei Enright
0475 970 090
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location
Boyland Room, Box Hill Town Hall - 1022 Whitehorse Road Box Hill 3128
Cost
Free
7 October 2019 | 11 November 2019 | 2 December 2019

Caring Connections Vermont South Carer’s Group

In partnership with Eastern Health and Wellways, this monthly group provides social connections, education and wellbeing activities for those caring or supporting an aged person with a mental illness.
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
03 8873 2510
Time
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Vermont South Community House Karobran Drive, Vermont South **Location may vary according to activity
Cost
Free
12 October 2019

Building A Future Snapshot

Building a Future is an education program designed to assist family, friends and carers in maintaining their own wellness and supporting the recovery of their loved one. The Building a Future programs combine up-to-date research-based information with lived experiences. Facilitators are experienced...
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
03 8873 2510
Time
10:00am - 4:00pm
RSVP
10 October 2019
Location
Wellways 276 Heidelberg Rd, Fairfield VIC 3078
Cost
Free
8, 15, 22, 29 October 2019 | 5, 12, 19, 26 November 2019 | 3, 10 December 2019

My Recovery

My Recovery is a 10-session peer education program developed for, and by, people with a lived experience of mental health issues. My Recovery programs provide up-to-date information about mental health and recovery, and support participants in developing new ways to improve social and emotional...
Contact
Ellen Hamilton
03 8486 4262
Time
10:00am - 1:00pm
RSVP
6 October 2019
Location
Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library 182-186 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 3068
Cost
Free
Every Tuesday (except public holidays)

Weekly Movie Group

Have some time out to enjoy a film at Balwyn Cinema and stay for a light lunch and coffee with peers after the movie.
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
03 8873 2509
Time
11:00am
RSVP
1 week prior
Location
Balwyn Cinema 231 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103
Cost
Free
2, 23 October | 6, 13 November 2019

Coffee & Planning Morning

If you would like to meet with other peers have a coffee and be involved in the planning of future activities, then please join us. Details provided closer to event.
Contact
Veronica Komodromou
0414 530 288
Time
10:00am
RSVP
Day before the event
Location
TBA
Cost
Free