Mental Health Month ACT events

With over 20 events planned across the ACT for Mental Health Month in 2022, it is set to be another amazing year!

Are you hosting an event for Mental Health Month? Register it with us and we will promote it in our calendar.

Calendar of 2022 events

  • 28 Sept, 7:30 pm
    Online
    Alo Enlightened Women, in partnership with Women's Health Matters, is excited to host 6 episodes of FREE HerHealth series 2022 to raise multicultural women’s health and wellbeing that were voiced by YOU as issues or topics of concern.
  • 02 Oct, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Exhibition Park in Canberra, Flemington Rd, Mitchell ACT 2911, Australia
    Car enthusiasts and the motorsports community have been touched, hit and even beaten by depression and suicide. We have created "Tuff day out" to raise awareness, share some stories and raise money to help support people in any way possible.
  • 02 Oct, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Irish Club, The Canberra, Irish Club, 6 Parkinson St, Weston ACT 2611, Australia
    The Country Music Association of Canberra (CMAC) cordially invites you to come and relax to some Easy Listening and Country music at their Walk-up Open Mic afternoon. Contact - Chris 0450 799 456.
  • 03 Oct, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Zoom
    Information session on the ground-breaking program Resilience First Aid which is about being proactive – a preventative approach to mental health. Don’t wait until the people around you are struggling. Take on the challenge now to build mental health proactively.
  • 04 Oct, 6:30 pm
    Griffith, 53 Stuart St, Griffith ACT 2603, Australia
    This monthly men's group breathwork session supports attendees to let go of the thinking mind, and access their inner intelligence. Men are supported to express themselves authenticity and explore their emotional and physical bodies. No experience necessary, all welcome.
  • 08 Oct, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT
    Haig Park, Braddon ACT 2612, Australia
    Join us for the official launch by the Minister for Mental Health, Emma Davidson, as well as music, arts, fun activities and more.
  • 09 Oct, 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    AIE Theatre Canberra Technology Park , 49 Phillip Ave, Watson ACT 2602, Australia
    More than just a film festival the CIMHFF gives people the chance to explore the relationship between creativity and the mind, experience and celebrate the achievements of people endeavouring to break stigma through the creative medium of film and promote stories of positive mental health.
  • 09 Oct, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Canberra Indoor Rock Climbing , 38/40 Essington St, Mitchell ACT 2911, Australia
    This event will bring together young people to participate in an indoor rock-climbing session. The idea is to promote positive, mental, physical and social wellbeing through discussions about mental health - how to recognise when and where to seek help.
  • 09 Oct, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hopin
    An event for the Canberra community, with stalls, presentations, workshops, entertainment and more!
  • 10 Oct, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Zoom
    Information session on the ground-breaking program Resilience First Aid which is about being proactive – a preventative approach to mental health. Don’t wait until the people around you are struggling. Take on the challenge now to build mental health proactively.
  • 10 Oct, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Perinatal Wellbeing Centre, 6 Minns Pl, Weston ACT 2611, Australia
    Perinatal Wellbeing Festival provides a platform to connect to the wider community to promote positive mental health and raise awareness of perinatal mental health challenges, and effective strategies to manage your own mental health during pregnancy or when parenting a child under the age of two.
  • 10 Oct, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Richmond Fellowship, 360 Fairbairn Ave, Pialligo ACT 2609, Australia
    Richmond Fellowship ACT welcomes you to our place for lunch on the lawn! Enjoy live music, other entertainment and food stalls. Visit our Group Activities venue and learn about the services Richmond Fellowship provides.
  • 11 Oct, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Remo
    As a new addition to Mental Health Month ACT in 2022, we are holding a networking event for workers in the community-managed mental health sector.
  • 12 Oct, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Phillip, 29 Callam St, Phillip ACT 2606, Australia
    Woden Community Service in partnership with Internal Mental Health Participants*, will deliver a safe and supported social engagement group event for individuals accessing Mental Health services.
  • 12 Oct, 10:30 am
    Woden Library, Corinna St &, Furzer St, Phillip ACT 2606, Australia
    Woden Community Service will deliver a wellbeing workshop for Volunteers to gain the foundational skills and confidence to navigate mental health presentations and to take care of their own wellbeing. Light refreshments will follow, allowing an opportunity to get with fellow volunteer peers.
  • 12 Oct, 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Ainslie Function Room, Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon ACT 2612, Australia
    Queering Self Care is open to everyone in the ACT & surrounds who identifies under the transgender and nonbinary umbrellas, and/or has an intersex variation. We welcome you to engage with community self-care activities and develop your own individual self-care plan.
  • 12 Oct, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Narrabundah, Marymead Childrens Centre, 255 Goyder St, Narrabundah ACT 2604, Australia
    The hunt will occur throughout Marymead, aiming to de-stigmatise mental health help-seeking through familiarising participants with our offices and staff.
  • 13 Oct, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Belconnen, 23 Swanson Ct, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia
    An exciting lunchtime event where adults working in and around Belconnen can enjoy a free sausage sizzle, some fresh air and various stalls of interactive activities designed to encourage positive mental health.