University Mental Health Education and Suicide Prevention Programs
Vulkovic (2017) Reports “One in three higher education students think about suicide or self-harm”. In Australia anxiety levels at TAFE and University are on an Increase.
Mind Blank is a not-for-profit organisation that generates awareness of mental health concerns in youth across Australia by using interactive theatre pieces and, engaging youth in a fresh and unique way. We include young people through interactive theatre to empower them to be proactive about reducing the risk of youth suicide. If you need help now.
The Mind Blank University Show aims to:
- provide scenarios to help students handle stress better.
- to educate young people about common mental health issues and the supports systems available.
- demonstrate practical self-help tips to reduce stress levels, promote resilience building and aims to reduce the risk of suicide.
Universities we have visited so far:
- University of NSW
- Sydney University
- Wollongong University
- University of Canberra