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Primary School

Does your primary school or community group struggle with the need to talk openly about mental health? Are you unsure how to introduce the topic without overwhelming your children?  Mind Blank could be the experience you’ve been looking for! Get in touch today for a school information pack.

How it works?

We will visit your school and perform our specially-designed interactive show, which tackles important topics surrounding mental health. We have adapted subject matter to suit primary school aged children and we can present topics such as depression awareness, transition to high school, and anxiety prevention. We may also be able to provide custom scripts for your community’s specific needs.

The program will run for 45min max and can host up to 180 students in one session.

Mental Health In Australian Schools

Did you know: early efforts of intervention have been encouraged? Signs of this are seen by the need to support children in their final years of primary school?

By focusing on prevention and early intervention angles our programs end up creating:
- a fun learning experience for children
- greater mental health understanding
- development of new skills
- increased help seeking at school

Linking with curriculum

Our programs are evidence based practice, we work in parallel with health professionals and researchers to develop our scripts and approach. Mind Blank's work is inline with the school curriculum and is supportive of the following areas: pastoral care, behaviour management, student welfare, student safety and student well-being.

Our work is also designed and works in line with the following structures: KidsMatters, A National Framework for Health Promoting Schools, National Mental Health Commission, State Based Suicide Prevention Action Plans, National Safe Schools Framework,National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools.

Testimonies

Feedback from Teachers

“The actors were excellent in interacting with the students we have at our school. The show was the best I’ve seen in my 3 years at school… The topics covered were age appropriate and addressed the social skills we need in our area. Well done to everyone!! The children talked about the actors long after they had left. Their presence made a big impact on our students.”

Feedback from the Children  

“It helped me learn about feelings and helps me know I can ask for help”                                

“I enjoyed the play, it was not only fun, but it made awareness around mental health.”

For more information, get in touch with our team today by clicking here. Want to book a workshop for your school? Click here.

June 9, 2020
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

There is a strong need for more proactive community initiatives to promote mental health and well-being. When addressing the youths from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, culturally adapted mental health education program collabration's are required. Find out about some of our current community collabrations.

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June 9, 2020
High School

Does your school or community group struggle to talk openly about mental health? Are you looking for a unique way to kickstart the discussion? Mind Blank could be the experience you’ve been looking for! We suppprt youth mental health education in a fun, safe and non-treating way.

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June 9, 2020
Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Through interactive workshops Mind Blank is able to help promote a positive workplace culture within targeted employers which can lead to greater awareness of and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues within the workplace and our communities.

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June 9, 2020
Remote Workers

Mental health is important for workplaces and for employees. Especially with COVID 19 and the whirlwind of stress that it brings. In response to the growing need Mind Blank has tailored specific online workplace workshops to help businesses address mental health in the remote working environment.

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June 9, 2020
Women At Work

Studies also show that working women are more vulnerable than men to burnout, and female founders are a high-risk group of developing a mental health conditions. Its time to collaborate to support woman in the force to overcome adversity in order to get ahead in business.

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We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to all Elders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.