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Let's Go Mental for Mental Health Week

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Mental Health Week 2017 runs from 8 to 14 October and as part of Mental Health Week, Alexandrina Council will be hosting “Let’s Go Mental!”, a Youth Wellbeing Expo, on Friday 13 October at the Strathalbyn Show Hall.  The event includes an opportunity to take part in a number of activities that have a positive impact on your wellbeing and a chance to find out more information about local mental health services.  The following sessions are on offer:

  • Personal Health & Wellbeing Toolkit
  • Healthy Eating
  • Self-esteem
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Dance
  • Parkour
  • Boxing
  • Bootcamp

Admission is FREE and there will also be FREE inflatables, FREE giant games and FREE smoothies.

Download your Let's Go Mental Program here!

Please note: Bookings are required for all program activities – please contact Ashleigh Darrie on 8555 7000 or email ashleigh.darrie@alexandrina.sa.gov.au to make a booking.

See you there!

Strath Community Youth

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Be Part of the Action!
New Youth Action Group starting in Strathalbyn

Are you:

  • Between 12 and 25 and live, work, study or play in Strathalbyn or the surrounding area?
  • Keen to be more involved in your local community?
  • Interested in organising activities and events for young people
  • Ready to develop new skills and leadership abilities?

Then it sounds like our new Youth Action Group could be perfect you!

What kind of things I can expect?

The activities of the group will be shaped by the wishes and interests of the members of the group but here are some examples of the types of things you might be involved in:

  • Planning, organising and running Youth focussed events in Strathalbyn.  Some of these might be big events e.g. Youth Week events and some might be smaller events e.g. movie nights, skate park sausage sizzles
  • Getting involved in events that take part in the local community e.g. Strathalbyn Show, Christmas Where the Angas Flows.  Involvement might vary from volunteering to help at the events or having a stall to promote our group and its activities.
  • Taking part in community projects
  • Having your say on issues that affect you in the community and having input into Council events and projects

What will I get out of it?

Here are some benefits you could experience by joining the new Youth Action Group in Strathalbyn:

  • Learn new skills in event management, leadership or public speaking
  • Make new friends with like minded young people
  • Make a difference in your community
  • Have your voice heard on issues that are important to you
  • Feel good about yourself for volunteering your time to help your local community
  • Feel a sense of achievement for helping run events for young people in your area
  • Have a great time along the way

How do I find out more?

If you would like more information about this great opportunity then please contact Bev Boag for more information on 8555 7000 or email bev.boag@alexandrina.sa.gov.au.

Meeting Information

When: Meetings are held every 3 weeks on Tuesdays from 3.30pm-5.00pm. 
Where: Strathalbyn Library Community Centre, Colman Terrace, Strathalbyn