October is Mental Health Month in New South Wales, Victoria, and the ACT. Mental Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health and wellbeing, centres around World Mental Health Day, which is marked each year on 10 October. A Mental Health Month project or event is a great way to encourage awareness of mental health, and social and emotional wellbeing in your community. It can decrease stigma, and empower people to seek help, for themselves or others.
A Mental Health Month event or project can give people people from your community the awareness and the courage to consider mental health and social and emotional wellbeing something that they can work on.
WayAhead - Mental Health Association NSW will provide 50 grants of either $500 or $1,000 across the following categories:
- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
- Sexuality and/or Gender Diverse (LGBTIQA+)
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Applications close: 21 June 2019.