• R U OK? Day at Herston Hangouts

    8 September 2021 11:30am1:00pm
    Hey Herston! Meet us outside the Cafe Dose as we celebrate R U OK? Day with the Mental Health Champions as a part of Herston Hangouts! Come for a chat and learn about how you can initiate the conversations on R U OK? Day with your friends and people around you!
  • 'Are you bogged mate?' a chat about mental health in rural communities

    7 September 2021 7:00pm8:00pm
    Are you bogged mate?' struck a chord and highlighted that while there are services available for suicide prevention, there is a disconnect in the way depression is being communicated to country men. We want to fix this disconnect. Aiming to boost awareness this conversation invites the rural community about the rising issue of depression and suicide rates among men in rural areas.
  • Herston Hangouts

    25 August 2021 11:30am1:30pm1 September 2021 11:30am1:30pm8 September 2021 11:30am1:30pm15 September 2021 11:30am1:30pm22 September 2021 11:30am1:30pm29 September 2021 11:30am1:30pm6 October 2021 11:30am1:30pm13 October 2021 11:30am1:30pm20 October 2021 11:30am1:30pm27 October 2021 11:30am1:30pm
    Whether it's coffee and snacks; fun arts and crafts or pop-up events, Wednesdays at Herston just keep getting better with Herston Hangouts. Events and activities will change weekly so make sure you follow our socials to keep up to date!
  • Art for Wellbeing Workshop (Online) - There is a Postcard in the Mail

    9 September 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
    Is there someone on your mind or in your thoughts that you would like to reach out to? If you were to send them a postcard what would you have on both sides of the postcard? Is there a certain colour, symbol or quote that you would include? How might you keep the conversation going and ask them R U OK? Let’s create this postcard that you might send to someone, or keep as a reminder of the importance of connecting with others.
  • R U OK? Day Webinar: Are they really OK? Ask them today.

    9 September 2021 12:30pm1:30pm
    Tune in for R U OK?Day webinar and be inspired to start a conversation that could change a life this R U OK? Day. Hear from the speakers including Katherine Newton - CEO of R U OK?, Sam Mac - Sunrise weatherman and R U OK? Ambassador and Ann-Maree Fardell Hartley, a psychologist and suicide prevention specialist.
  • Art for Wellbeing Workshop - Clay Sculpting

    9 September 2021 11:00am1:00pm
    Asking isn't always easy, but it could change a life! Explore various ways to continue the conversation of R U OK? at the Art for Wellbeing workshop via clay sculpting. Come with an open and curious mind, no experience of art or artistic skill is required!
  • Card Making Workshop

    9 September 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
    Unsure if conversations are the best way to check in with your friends, family or colleagues? Join us for the Card Marking Workshop! Drop in any time between 12-2pm and make a card with messages of support for those you love and care about!
  • Conversation of Compassion: A Chat About Asking If They Are Really OK (Online)

    9 September 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
    R U OK? Day is all about empowering and encouraging conversations to give and seek support. Join UQ Student Counsellors Keren & Zarinah for a conversation about how we can ask "Are they really ok" and how to "Ask them today" in line with the key message of R U OK? Day 2021.
  • Cuppa & Convo’s: DIY Mug Painting Workshop

    9 September 2021 10:00am12:00pm
    This R U OK? Day, drop by at the DIY mug painting workshop and take home your own unique mug for a cosy cuppa to start a conversation with people around you! All material will be provided on the day, so come along, meet new people and have a chat! All artistic abilities welcome.

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