Bayside Initiatives Group Inc.

Bayside Initiatives Group Inc. (BIG) - QLD’s 1st Peer-Operated Mental Health Service. A service run by people with a lived experience of mental ill health for people in the same journey of mental health recovery. A gem of the Bayside Community and a two-time winner of the Earl Duus Award - the highest honour at the QLD Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. A place for people with a lived experience to call home...

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Peer Support @ BIG - Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN) - 09/02/2017

Peer Support @ BIG
Samuel Walker - Bayside Initiatives Group Inc.

Presentation at the Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN) - 9th February 2017
Mental Health and the Peer Workforce

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The Healing Power of Volunteer Work

We all know what volunteer work is, right? But do you know that volunteering can have a huge impact on your mental health and overall wellbeing?

In this article we'll look at the ways in which volunteer work can reduce your feelings of mental distress and give meaning back to your life. We'll also be looking at some avenues for obtaining volunteer work in your community!

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