Health Promotions

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Health Promotions

Mental Health promotions in South Australia are developed around three themes. Each year during Mental Health Week we work to bring events to the South Australian community that centre around these themes which are:

My Community

How can we help each other?  Make connections and be part of our community.

  • Check in with mates
  • Share a cuppa and talk things over
  • Listen and keep listening
  • Join a group – knit, sing, play a  sport!
  • Join and talk to others

My Support

What is your pathway to services?  Find and seek assistance when you need it.

  • Call 13 14 65 for immediate assistance
  • Visit your GP
  • Contact life line 13 11 14
  • Talk to someone you trust
  • Contact the Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) program at
  • Check out services on-line beyondblue, ReachOut, headspace

My Wellbeing

Be aware – look after your mental health and wellbeing.

  • Keep yourself safe
  • Get some sleep
  • Take care of yourself: eat well, exercise, relax and enjoy!
  • Practice compassion
  • Do more of what makes you feel most alive
  • Give your brain a breather
  • Notice something beautiful

Mental Health Week and Mental Health Promotions are funded initiatives by the Health Promotion Branch within SA Health.

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The Mental Health Coalition of South Australia is the peak body for the non-government mental health sector in South Australia.

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