Thursday, May 31, 2007

Mental Health Week 2007

Mental Health Week NSW 2007 – Relationships in the Community

What is it?

Mental Health Week is part of a national mental health promotion campaign held in early October each year. MHW 2007 marks the third stage in the Mental Health Association’s mental health promotion “Relationships” campaign. This year, our focus is on Relationships in the Community – promoting the importance of maintaining positive, healthy relationships with our community for the benefit of our overall mental health and wellbeing.

When is it?

National MHW 2007 will take place from Sunday October 7th – Saturday October 13th. Stress Less day will be held on Wednesday October 10th and coincides with World Mental Health Day. The launch of Mental Health Week in NSW will be held in Martin Place, Sydney CBD, at lunchtime on October 10th and you are invited to join us there.

Please find links to:

v A nomination form for the Mental Health Matters Awards is available at Nominations close 6th August 2007.

v An application form for the MHW Small Grants Program is available at Applications close 23rd July 2007.

v View and order our free resources Deadline for orders is 20th August 2007

v This year you can also purchase t-shirts, mugs, keyrings, frisbees and more for sale for fundraising or for your own use

v Download the rest of the starter kit including tips on how to run your own mental health week events

By signing up for our internet newsletter at: you can keep up with the latest information about Mental Health Week.

Please help us to get the word out about MHW by passing this information on to your colleagues, friends and family.

Kind regards,

Marietta Davis
Mental Health Promotion Manager
Mental Health Association NSW
Level 5, 80 William Street
East Sydney NSW 2011
Ph: 9339 6000
Fax: 9339 6066

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