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Upbeat Arts – Absolutely Everybody Brisbane Choir

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Group Description
Delivers tailored arts & cultural programs, for artists & educators to work with marginalised communities, promoting social inclusion, positive mental health & overall wellbeing.
Who can Join
By registration. Adults experiencing a mental illness, disability or drugs & alcohol support service.
Contact hours
every Friday 10:15am - 12:15pm
Where we meet
phone or email for details
Town/Suburb
South Brisbane
Services
Programs are usually delivered face to face. They move to an online platform if deemed necessary.
Area serviced
Brisbane North
Phone contact
0417 075 053
Group Focus
The use of arts to Engage, Educate, Empower people who are disadvantaged, marginalised or socially excluded.
More Info
Choir explores vocal skills, fun singing warm ups & songs, guests, projects & more. You can be assured of a fun & engaging morning as you connect with others & learn new skills.
Group Name
Upbeat Arts - Absolutely Everybody Brisbane Choir

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Key search terms
choir, mental health, singing, disadvantaged, Inclusion, Empowerment, marginalised

Zero to Four Family Support Service

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Group Description
Providing support for families who are going through difficult times. A family may become socially isolated & stressed.
Who can Join
by referral - families who are struggling with problems & have at least one child not yet at school.
Contact hours
Office: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Where we meet
phone for details
Town/Suburb
Nundah
Services
A unique volunteer intervention which is supported by an infant mental health stance & assists children to have the best start in life.
Area serviced
Brisbane North
Phone contact
(07) 3266 3100
Group Focus
Child & family support including parenting support to vulnerable families.
More Info
Trained Family Support Volunteers can visit families in their homes to help parents create a safe, positive family environment.
Group Name
Zero to Four Family Support Service

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Key search terms
family, children, parenting, mental health, infants, mental health

Be You

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Group Description
Supports educators from early learning services & schools to develop a positive, inclusive & resilient learning community where every child, young person, educator & family can achieve their best possible mental health.
Who can Join
All educators & learning communities who work with children & young people in school settings.
Contact hours
phone for details
Where we meet
Town/Suburb
Services
Supports educators through - Free Professional Learning; Access to tools & resources; Be prepared for critical incidents; Evidence-informed approach.
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
1300 22 4636
Group Focus
Opportunities for educators to connect & learn with others, as well as deepen & progress your service or school’s engagement to achieve their best possible mental health.
More Info
Engage with & learn from educators across Australia through interactive Be You implementation sessions, events & webinars.
Group Name
Be You

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Key search terms
mental health, wellbeing, educators, children, schools

Women’s Shed – Logan Village

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Group Description
A hands on tool friendly place where women who enjoy woodworking can come together to enjoy friendship, support, explore their creativity & learn new skills, do home repairs or make home items.
Who can Join
women
Contact hours
Where we meet
phone for details
Town/Suburb
Logan Village
Services
Group members will learn to use power tools & have a place for a cup of tea & friendship every week.
Area serviced
Brisbane South & Logan
Phone contact
Eleanor 0428 633 602
Group Focus
Empowering women to pursue their interests in various activities.
More Info
Bringing women of all ages & cultures to meet, share experiences, be creative & learn.
Group Name
Women's Shed - Logan Village

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Key search terms
women, shed, friendship, interests, woodwork

Women’s Shed – Granite Belt Ladies Shed (She Hive)

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Group Description
A space where social connections, creative actions, knowledge & wellness form the foundation of support for women who are isolated, vulnerable, looking for new friends or just needing some 'me time'.
Who can Join
women - join through Private Facebook Group
Contact hours
Open Thursdays from 9:30am - 2:00pm
Where we meet
Fred Rogers Recreation Camp, 11 Storm King Access
Town/Suburb
Storm King
Services
Regular special interest workshops like themed cooking days, art & music workshops, small furniture restoration, health, beauty & fashion, high teas, gardening to name a few. There will be regular fundraisers & community picnics that will continue to raise funds for drought & community support in the region.
Area serviced
Darling Downs West Moreton
Phone contact
0459 447 595
Group Focus
Women coming together for friendship or to learn something new.
More Info
Members are encouraged to participate in online discussions, weekly activities & workshops. Constructive, positive input from members is welcome.
Group Name
Women's Shed - Granite Belt Ladies Shed (She Hive)

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Key search terms
women, friendship, interests, crafts, cooking, well being, mental health

Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling – Family

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Group Description
Healthy relationships help enhance the wellbeing of everyone in the family unit. Where there has been a death of a service person, parents & siblings can also access our service.
Who can Join
Family members of current & ex-serving (including reservists) ADF personnel.
Contact hours
Where we meet
phone for details
Town/Suburb
Services
Our counselling services can help you build strong & healthy relationships at all stages of family life. We can support your family to manage transitions, changes & challenges.
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
24hr 1800 011 046
Group Focus
Mental health support for Navy, Army & Air Force families.
More Info
If you are caring for someone, it's important to look after your own mental health & wellbeing as well. Our counsellors understand military culture, the unique demands of military service & its impact on military families. Some counsellors have had military experience themselves.
Group Name
Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling - Family

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Key search terms
army, air force, navy, ADF, defence force, veteran, mental health, mental well being, vets

Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling – Ex-serving

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Group Description
Counsellors are trained to assist you to understand the demands of military service. Some have military experience & know what you might be going through. This helps us deliver support & care that meets your unique needs.
Who can Join
Ex-serving Navy, Army or Air force (including reservists) personnel & their families/carers.
Contact hours
Where we meet
phone for details
Town/Suburb
Services
Sometimes, you may not be able to put your finger on what’s going on. You might just feel that something isn’t quite right. That’s OK. Open Arms counselling or group programs can help you make sense of what you’re feeling.
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
24hr 1800 011 046
Group Focus
Mental health & wellbeing support for Ex-serving ADF personnel & their families.
More Info
Group programs are also available & can help improve your mental health & wellbeing.
Group Name
Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling - Ex-serving

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Key search terms
ADF, air force, navy, army, veterans, PTSD, mental health, mental wellbeing, vets

Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling – Current serving

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Group Description
Provide individual, couple & family counselling for current serving Navy, Army or Air force ​​members to help improve your resilience, as well as your mental health & wellbeing.
Who can Join
Current serving Navy, Army or Air force ​​members & their families/carers.
Contact hours
Where we meet
phone for details
Town/Suburb
Services
Counsellors have practical, first-hand experience dealing with many issues related to service life, including: Adjusting to the normal pace of life after deployment; Grief & trauma counselling; Substance issues; Depression, anxiety & PTSD. If you self-refer, Open Arms counselling is confidential.
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
24hr 1800 011 046
Group Focus
Mental health & wellbeing support for current serving ADF personnel & their families.
More Info
We can also help work through family & relationship issues, to build strong & healthy relationships while you are serving.
Group Name
Open Arms, Veterans & Families Counselling - Current serving

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Key search terms
veterans, defence force, ADF, navy, army, air force, counselling, PTSD

Migraine Warrior Support Network – Western Qld

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Group Description
Meet online & in-person providing peer support to people living with migraine.
Who can Join
People living with migraine, their families, carers
Contact hours
Where we meet
email for details
Town/Suburb
Services
We also organise meet-ups & social activities to provide support & make new friends.
Area serviced
Western Qld
Phone contact
Group Focus
Friendly & non-judgmental groups provide peer support to those living with migraine.
More Info
Group Name
Migraine Warrior Support Network - Western Qld

Non-public group details

Key search terms
severe headache, migraine, neurology, neurological

Migraine Warrior Support Network – Far North Qld (Cairns, Port Douglas)

Support group details

Group Description
People living with migraine meet online & in-person to connect & find support.
Who can Join
People living with migraine, their families, carers
Contact hours
Where we meet
email for details
Town/Suburb
Cairns
Services
We also organise meet-ups & social activities to provide support & make new friends.
Area serviced
Far North Qld
Phone contact
Group Focus
Friendly & non-judgmental groups provide peer support to those living with migraine.
More Info
Group Name
Migraine Warrior Support Network - Far North Qld (Cairns, Port Douglas)

Non-public group details

Key search terms
migraine, severe headache, neurology, neurological