There are many excellent conferences, seminars and forums that provide information and skills to help people deal effectively with depression and other mood disorders.
There are also support groups for both depression sufferers and their families and friends that you may find helpful. These usually meet regularly.

We are continually updating this section. Be sure to check regularly to find out what is on in your area that you may find interesting and / or helpful.

Mindfulness for Anxiety – Group Program

A five week group program is being presented by Dr Craig Hassed at Surrey Hills, Victoria commencing February 13, 2018. For details download the attached document.

Geelong Community Mental Health Speakers Program

This event takes place at Geelong, Saturday October 14, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm. For information, download the attached flyer.

Lifting The Curtain On Mental Health

Five captivating short films that showcase stories around the theme of mental health & wellbeing. Films followed by a facilitated panel discussion. This presentation takes place Thursday, October 12, 2017 7pm until 8:30pm at Torquay, Victoria. For more information, download the flyer.

Mental Health Educators For Community Groups Wanted

Wellways is currently looking for experienced facilitators or trainers with a lived experience to deliver the Well Together Workshop to local community groups. For more information, download the attached document. The closing date for expressions of interest is October 11, 2017. The form to use is also attached.

Welcoming In Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week is October 8th to 11th, 2017. The attached document suggests ways in which to highlight and start conversations around good Mental Health in the workplace.

Humans In Geelong Workshops & More

This event takes place on Sunday 8th October, 2017 10am-3pm at Deakin Waterfront, Geelong CAFE OPEN, Gold Coin Entry. For more information, download the flyer.

2017 Emerald Ball Supporting Mental Health

This event will take place on October 7, 2017 at the Orthodox Community Centre, 15 Geelong Ballan Road, Batesford. For more information, download the flyer.