Upcoming events

Being Well

Being WellAn evening about building resilience and improving mental health and wellbeing.

Brought to you by the Tenison Woods Education Centre, Lochinvar with support from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health. 

Tuesday 9th August

Belmont 16 Foot Sailing Club

The Parade, Belmont NSW

Doors open 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start

Cost: $5.00 per person 

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Local guest speakers include:

Craig Hamilton was born and raised in the Hunter Valley in Singleton and spent 16 years working as an underground coalminer in the Newcastle area, before embarking on a radio career as a broadcaster with ABC Radio covering Rugby League as a commentator. Diagnosed in 2000 with Bipolar Disorder he has become, since his recovery, one of Australia's most high profile speakers on mental health and lifestyle.

Jaelea Skehan is an internationally respected leader in the prevention of mental illness and suicide. In 2014, she was announced as one of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence in Australia. Born and raised in Newcastle, Jaelea has worked at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health since 2001. She is passionate about building the capacity of individuals, families, organisations and communities to be involved in mental health and suicide prevention.

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MCG community forumLiving Well through the Higher School Certificate

with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Monday 22nd August

Newcastle City Hall, Concert Hall

290 King Street, Newcastle

Doors open 6:00pm for 6:30pm start

FREE community event presented by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health and supported by nib foundation.

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Senior students, teachers, parents and carers are invited to hear from one of Australia’s leading authorities on teenage behaviour and learn about studying smarter, dealing with stress and anxiety, how to keep things in perspective and live well during Year 12 and the Higher School Certificate.

This event will be relevant to Year 11 and 12 students and teachers, as well as parents, carers and others who support young people.

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists. He is passionate about delivering national and international evidence-based workshops and seminars that make a difference to the health and wellbeing of young people.

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For information on past events organised by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, please click here.