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Mindfulness Matters | School Holiday Program | Piara Waters

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm

Free 2-Day, School Holiday Program for young people aged 8 to 12 who are supporting a friend, family mental health concern.

Mindfulness Matters is a school holiday program for young people aged 8-12 who support a friend, family member, or relative with a mental health concern. This program aims to teach strategies and skills for managing stress and anxiety through yoga and mindfulness. Participants will also enjoy an exciting excursion to Scitech.

When

Thursday 11 July | 9am – 4pm | Piara Waters Pavillion and Reserve

Friday 12 July | 9am – 4pm | Scitech (Details TBC)

Who

Young people aged 8 to 12 who have a family member or a friend living with a mental health challenge or are at risk of developing a mental health challenge themselves.

Bring

Comfortable clothing – active wear (no specific dance footwear required, but are welcome to bring along if they have dance shoes).

Refreshments

Nil

Cost

Free

Please note that this booking is an ‘Expression of Interest’ and not confirmation of attendance.

A member of our team will contact you to complete the HelpingMinds registration and eligibility process. Please add Parent/Guardian details in the CONTACT INFORMATION section and young person’s details in the TICKET – EXPRESSION OF INTEREST section. If booking multiple tickets, please fill in one young person’s details per ticket.

Want to know more or have some questions or having trouble registering?

You can either:

• email shp@helpingminds.org.au

• call 9427 7100 and ask for SHP Administration

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School Holiday Program important info

  • If your child has not received support from HelpingMinds before (or within the last 6 months) a phone interview will need to take place with the parent/guardian
  • A consent form will need to be signed by both parents.
  • If children require medication throughout the day, they will be required to self-administer this.
  • External support workers are not allowed at the workshop.
  • Children require adequate independent coping skills to be able to deal with group situations.
  • All our workshops have a maximum capacity to ensure our counsellors can provide adequate professional support for all children attending.
  • To give everyone in the community a fair chance, each child can enrol in a maximum of two workshops.
  • MHC (State): Youth aged 12 to 14 who has a family member or a friend living with a mental health challenge.

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Venue

Piara Waters Pavilion
350 Wright Road
Piara Waters, WA 6112 Australia

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