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Black Dog Youth Mental Health Presentation

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Marrickville Town Hall

Cnr Marrickville and Petersham Roads

Marrickville, NSW 2204

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Black Dog Youth Mental Health Presentation is presented by Black Dog Institute. There are two topics to be presented:

1. Mental Fitness

It is a 30 minute presentation for high school students to learn the importance of mental fitness and practical ways to build their mental strength, flexibility and endurance to deal with challenges, take advantage of opportunities, and improve overall wellbeing.

2. Talking about metal illness - a young person's insights

It is a 30 minute presentation for high school students delivered by a presenter with a lived experience of mental illness, this presentation aims to increase mental health literacy, reduces stigma and promote help-seeking for young people. Youth presenters help to break down the barriers of stigma and misunderstanding surrounding mental illness by sharing their story of courage and hope. Through illustrations, facts and storytelling, students will learn what to look out for, how to have a conversation and where to go for support.


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