Mental Health Week 2018

Mental Health Week 2018

Mental Health Week 2018

7-13 October 2018

Mind Your Health.
Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.
Let’s take care of it together.

Mental Health Week is an annual, national event that aims to improve community awareness and interest in mental health and wellbeing.
World Mental Health Day is marked every year on 10 October.


Download your full Mental Health Week program and posters below!

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Lunch in the Square

To launch Mental Health Week we will be hosting lunch in Victoria Square with activities, arts and craft, food trucks, yard games and music! Everyone is invited to take a mental health break over lunch and celebrate the start of Mental Health Week. Bring your picnic rugs!

Find out more about Lunch in the Square here.

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Laughter is the Best of Meds Comedy Night

They say laughter is the best medicine, and this Mental Health Week we’re testing the tummy muscles with plenty of laughs! Join us at the Rhino Room for some Thursday night comedy with some of Adelaide’s leading and emerging comedians.

Hosted by the hilarious Mickey D, funnyman Eddie Bannon, the incredible Lori Bell, amazing emerging talent Miss Communication, and the one and only James McCann for a night of laughs, all for a great cause.

Follow the link below to grab your tickets or find out more here!


Festival of Now

The Festival of Now brings the mental health community together
to showcase creativity used in the healing journey and break down the stigma of mental illness. Attractions at the festival include live music and performance, free food, peer sharing circles, arts and crafts, animals, face painting and more! Head on out to Light Square for this free event!

Find out more about our Festival of Now, and how to get involved here.

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mindshare Exhibition

Don’t miss your chance to check out the incredible artwork from South Australian artists living with mental illness. As part of their ongoing relationship with the MHCSA, Adelaide City Library will host artwork from NEAMI Arts and Living Arts throughout the month of October. Be sure to head down to the Library for a look!

Find out more here.


What are you doing for MHW?

Have an event you'd like us to promote? 
Click on the link below to Register Your Event on our Mental Health Week Calendar.


Get Involved

Want to get involved with Mental Health Week?

For more information about Mental Health Week, or to get involved with any of our events, contact Mental Health Promotions Officer, Kristy Stengert.