Mental Health Hubs
In line with government restrictions around social gatherings - the Mental Health Hubs have temporarily suspended the group programs and are now offering individual support (either over the phone or face-to-face practicing social distancing).
Mental Health Hubs - Townsville & Mackay
Who can access the Mental Health Hubs?
The hubs will offer programs, activities and support to provide an innovative recovery option to individuals seeking support for mental health conditions.
The Mental Health Hubs have an open door policy, providing safe and welcoming spaces for self-help, advocacy and socialisation.
Because everyone's journey is different our programs allow you access for as long as you require.
Services are free-of-charge and you do not need a referral.
About the Hubs
The Townsville and Mackay Mental Health Hubs are funded by the Federal Government
The recovery-oriented programs draw on the knowledge of those with lived experience of mental illness.
The programs and activities are facilitated by a team of mental health professionals, life coaches and peer workers.
We have partnered with key organisation in the Townsville and Mackay communities to deliver workshops on a range of topics.
Mental Health Hub activity overview
Listen to Your Art
Get creative in a fun, safe and friendly environment. Our art group will help you to develop, creative thinking skills, explore emotions and ideas through art and craft while building your confidence and overcoming the limitations of language.
This fun, safe and non-judgemental group will help you get active and explore healthy lifestyles. Walking in a group helps you stay motivated, meet new friends and connects you with your local community.
Become more independent and resilient in this practical life skills group. You will learn where and how to access vital community resources and pick up hints and tips for managing the demands of daily life.
Let's Get Moving
Designed for all skill levels, this group will get your body moving through a range of fun activities including dance and yoga. You'll also learn about healthy living and stress reduction techniques.
This informal discussion group allows you to check in with your peers and explore how to manage difficult emotions and topics. This peer-supported setting will empower you to resolve points of crisis and develop the tools to support your recovery.
This facilitated group session provides a safe and supportive environment to share experiences and build hope. Guest speakers from the community will be available to address the group on special interest areas as requested.
Mental Health Hub operating principles
- we accept referrals from all sources (including self-referrals)
- we partner with community organisations to ensure services are leveraged, not duplicated
- we offer services that are flexible, responsive and inclusive
- our programs and services are developed with input from those with lived experience
- our programs and services are tailored to the needs of the individual
59A Cambridge St, Vincent, QLD, 4814
07 478 12600
11 Wood Street, Mackay
07 4951 2973