SPOTA Card #BEFOREdepression & #Anxiety - SPOT Early Signs- Get help, Be helped, Give help

No automatic alt text available.

As we head into the weekend, our latest blog post, from team member @ameliamcg, is a good reminder of the importance of sleep.
We hope you get lots of it over the weekend.

Read it here:

An overwhelming amount of evidence supports diet as an integral factor for determining health and wellbeing. In particular, diet quality overall appears to largely influence health, with the consumption of a healthy diet, often characterised as a Mediterranean-style diet, increasingly associated wit...

Our latest blog post, by team member Tanya Freijy, is all about Probiotics, Prebiotics and Gut Feelings a new trial we are running in collaboration with ARCADIA Research Group (UniMelb).
Read it here:

We have trillions of bacteria living inside us, with most residing in our gut. Until recently, it has been challenging to explore our gut bugs, but advancements in genetic sequencing have allowed us to discover these bacteria by sequencing their DNA. Over 1000 species of different bacteria exist in....
Image may contain: outdoor and text
Peninsula Rotaract Club

Only one week to go before our exciting obstacle course! Book your tickets now and join us for a day of muddy fun, yummy snags and great tunes!…/peninsula-rotaract…/

Scrolling instead of sleeping? 📲 We've got what you need 👇

Sleeping well is a huge part of feeling well, but getting enough zzzzzs isn’t always easy.

Ever been in a crowded room and still felt lonely? It sucks, but small steps can make a difference.

Loneliness can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime. You can be in a room crowded with people and still feel alone. Check out our practical guide to help you feel more connected to those around you.
It looks like you may be having problems playing this video. If so, please try restarting your browser.
Posted by Samaritans

If you're only going to watch one thing today, please watch this. You could help save a life.

Share this post to help us raise awareness. #SmallTalkSavesLives 💬

Vitality and real happiness starts with Building healthy habits: Mostly around relationships, food, sleep, exercise, self-awareness & meaningful pursuits.

Image may contain: 1 person, sitting and hat

A fresh new year presents a great opportunity to make plans and set goals for the 12 months ahead. It’s also a good time to focus on our mental health and wellb...eing.

What better time to share some tips on what we can all do to look after ourselves now and in the future.

Tip #1: Take time out for things you enjoy.

Balance in life is important, so taking time out for things you enjoy can make a difference to how you think and feel.

See More
No automatic alt text available.

Our brains love to get physical. 🏌️🏄⛹️🏋️🚴🤾

When you get active, the brain releases the feel-good chemicals: endorphins, dopamine and serotonin, which are great help lift your mood. Regular exercise also helps balance your body’s level of stress hormones, such as adrenaline.

Not only is regular physical activity is a great way to prevent and manage the symptoms of mild anxiety and depression, but it can also help you to sleep better, increase your energy levels and more. If you're just getting started, there's a lot of little things you can do to get you going, like taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Inspired to get out there? We've got a great a guide on our website to get you started -

See More
Image may contain: 1 person, text

It's a cool, rainy morning here in Sydney, and we wanted to extend a warm welcome to more than 300 of you who've liked our page in the last two weeks!

We are p...assionate about supporting the mental health and well-being of our Australian and international community, and are grateful to so many of you for coming on board and helping us share our work.

To see what we are all about, check out our website:

See More

We are hosting a Parent Forum on Positive Mental Health for Children at Padua College Tyabb on Thursday 9 November. Di McGreal will be our speaker and it promises to be a fun and informative night. Invite a friend, book your tickets and come along.

The Western Port Cluster Invites all parents and community To a Parent Forum Positive Mental Health for Children Thursday 9 November 2017 Padua College Tyabb Hosted by Dr Di McGreal 7:30pm to 9:30pm Last year we were delighted to have Dr Di McGreal talk to us at our first Parent Forum on Positive...

Hastings FREE – Youth Mental Health First Aid @mhfa_australia adults working with young people. Reserve a place now

Mental Health First Aid Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. MHFA Australia develops, evaluates and provides a variety of training programs and courses.

#Mentalhealthweek & beyond Build healthy habits: Mostly around relationships, food, sleep, exercise, self-awareness & Meaningful Pursuits:
Serving a cause
Bigger than ourselves
Where we can flourish

Image may contain: tree, plant, text, outdoor and nature

Self-awareness: The path to inner peace. #Mentalhealthweek & beyond Build healthy habits: Mostly around relationships, food, sleep, exercise, #SELF-AWARENESS &... meaningful pursuits.

See More
There are some great ways you can work on your self-awareness, but what you do then is entirely up to you.

For Mental Health week & beyond there's now 6 ways can help you find the right Australian digital #mentalhealth resources.

#HeadtoHealth gives you a bird’s eye view on the topic of mental health with sections on meaningful life, mental health difficulties, supporting yourself, and supporting someone else.

Australia has great mental health services and resources, but it can be tough finding the ones that suit you best. We’ve made your search easier by hand-pick...