October is Mental Health Awareness Month

07 October 2021

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, an important time where the Australian community comes together to raise awareness and promote better mental health for all, and never has this need been more pertinent than at the moment. For more information about relevant Mental Health Month events, please visit this link -

Below is an ‘Optimistic October’ calendar created by ‘Action for Happiness’ which includes daily activities and challenges that can encourage individuals to take actions towards increasing happiness and positive mental wellbeing. You might like to partake in the activities as a family and share your experiences.


Click here to download the calendar.

On the theme of mental health, please also feel free to access resources created by Reach Out for students and families that includes guide to surviving online learning, which may assist in the (hopefully) final weeks of remote learning.