Mental Health Month Events

With over 30 events planned across the ACT for Mental Health Month in 2021, it is set to be another amazing year!

If you are interested in hosting an event for 2021 and would like to promote it in the calendar we encourage you to register your event. 

Calendar of Events 2021

Red Flag Canberra Free Mental Health First Aid Certificate Course

Red Flag Canberra Free Mental Health First Aid Certificate Course

2 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

51 Hinder St, Gungahlin ACT 2912, Australia

Approximately 20% of Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year. Completing an MHFA Course will help community members to develop the skills to support a friend, family member or co-worker with mental health issues
Having mental health first aid skills means that you can assist someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis and make a real difference to your community.
The course is run by qualified MHFA Course instructor Tim Daly.
The course is run over two Saturdays (2nd & 9th, 10am - 5pm) and is available to 20 community members for free.

Perinatal Wellbeing Fest

Perinatal Wellbeing Fest

6 October 2021, 11:00:00 pm

6 Minns Pl, Weston ACT 2611, Australia

A family friendly festival celebrating Perinatal Mental Health. There will be stalls from local non-profits and community organisations, food and drink. There will be children’s book readings, drag performances and crafting activities. Bring your friends & family.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Civic

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Civic

7 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Expos aim to encourage people to maintain their wellbeing, seek help early and practice positive mental health to help reduce the impact of mental illness of an individual's life.

Mental Health Month Opening Ceremony

Mental Health Month Opening Ceremony

7 October 2021, 1:30:00 am

180 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

Come join us for the formal opening of Mental Health Month ACT 2021.

Self Care: What’s your oxygen mask

Self Care: What’s your oxygen mask

7 October 2021, 11:00:00 pm

27 Mulley St, Holder ACT 2611, Australia

A day of bite sized workshops and information sessions raising the awareness and importance of self care.

ACT Mental Health Month Awards

ACT Mental Health Month Awards

8 October 2021, 4:30:00 am

Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601, Australia

The ACT Mental Health Month Awards aim to recognise the achievements of individuals, groups, organisations, businesses and initiatives in the area of Mental Health in the ACT.

Centrelink- Your Rights

Centrelink- Your Rights

9 October 2021, 1:15:00 am

Kinhill, 21 Barry Dr, Turner ACT 2612, Australia

Join Canberra Community Law for a lunchtime seminar on accessing the Disability Support Pension (DSP) for people with mental illness. The seminar will cover applying for the DSP, appealing Centrelink DSP rejection/cancellation decisions and other Centrelink help for people with disability.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Woden

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Woden

14 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

Phillip ACT 2606, Australia

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Expos aim to encourage people to maintain their wellbeing, seek help early and practice positive mental health to help reduce the impact of mental illness of an individual's life.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Gungahlin

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Gungahlin

17 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

Gungahlin ACT 2912, Australia

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Expos aim to encourage people to maintain their wellbeing, seek help early and practice positive mental health to help reduce the impact of mental illness of an individual's life. This event partners with the Gungahlin Mental Health Film and Arts Festival from TIMBA.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Tuggeranong

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Tuggeranong

21 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

Anketell St. &, Reed St N, Greenway ACT 2900, Australia

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Expos aim to encourage people to maintain their wellbeing, seek help early and practice positive mental health to help reduce the impact of mental illness of an individual's life. This Event is supported by South.Point Tuggeranong and is held in the centre court of the shopping centre

Walk for good mental health

Walk for good mental health

23 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

Yarralumla ACT 2600, Australia

This is a closed event for Participants and Volunteers from the Compeer Program. This event will start with a Compeer ‘Walk for good mental health” and will include a picnic lunch in Nara Peace Park.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Belconnen

Mental Health & Wellbeing Community Expo - Belconnen

28 October 2021, 12:00:00 am

Benjamin Way, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Expos aim to encourage people to maintain their wellbeing, seek help early and practice positive mental health to help reduce the impact of mental illness of an individual's life. This Event is supported by Westfield Belconnen and is held in the centre court of the shopping centre