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Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival 2017

 2017 Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival

Hundreds of students will soon descend on the Logan Entertainment Centre to take part in the  Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival 2017.

Thanks to our partners, Queensland University of Technology, Logan Together, headspace, Griffith University, Children’s Health Queensland and the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Pop Up Radio Australia and the Queensland Academies Creative Industries.

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FESTIVAL THEME

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Being creative helps you to keep a positive mindset.

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PRIZES AND INCENTIVES

  • All participating schools will have access to free Mental Health First Aid for Youth  (for staff)  and winnng schools will also receive free Teen Mental Health First Aid training  (for students). 
  • All participating schools will have access to a mutually agreed professional development workshop on a mental health topic for the school staff and community.
  • All participating schools will have access to priority and reserved tickets for the Grand Final event at the Logan Entertainment Centre.
  • All participating students will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  • All finalists will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
  • All winners will receive a Certificate of Achievement, a medal and a trophy.
  • All winning schools will receive a Mental Health Resources Pack for the school.
  • The Music Category winner(s) will have access to a free recording session at Radio 4EB FM’s recording studio.

NEED HELP NOW?

If you believe you, your friend or your child is not coping or showing signs of a mental illness, in the first instance, you may wish to:

1. Talk to someone you trust this could be parents, teachers, school counsellors, chaplains or youth workers

2. Visit a GP

Please see below helpful resources:

www.kidshelpline.com.au

Ph: 1800 55 1800

www.youthbeyondblue.com  

Ph: 1300 22 4636

www.headspace.org.au

Ph: 1800 650 890

www.ruok.org.au

www.reachout.com

www.bullyingnoway.gov.au

Last updated 9 October 2017
Last reviewed 5 August 2015