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reTHiNK Wellbeing Workshop in Auckland and Wellington

reTHinK Wellbeing is an innovative workshop to help you understand mental health, cope better with stress and distress, support others and flourish!

Last Auckland Date – 18th November

Coming to Wellington one day only – 3rd of December 10am- 3pm

The reTHiNK workshop concentrates on building wellbeing skills for yourself, and your workplaces as well as simple tips for supporting others going through stress and distress. Engaging and entertaining activities help workshop participants, experience, understand and empathise with symptoms of mental health challenges that you may not have had personally. It is relevant for any audience.

This year reTHiNK workshops have been facilitated for Peers as well as Police, Manufacturing, Retail, Corporate, Health, Builders, Tertiary, Professional Sport and Actors Equity to name a few, and the good folks at Mind and Body Consultants have received hundreds of handwritten testimonials on the value of these innovative workshops.

Book Now! Registrations Close on November 10th.

Auckland – http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/rethink-madness/auckland/epsom

Wellington –  http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/rethink-well-being/lower-hutt


Cacophony: Hearing Voices Exhibition 1-11 October 2015

Art and Sound Collide for Mental Health Awareness


Experience a unique interactive installation, featuring local artists, real stories and experiential soundscapes. Immerse yourself in the sometimes painful but always hopeful journey to recovery.

When: Opens Thursday October 1st 6 PM and runs to Sunday October 11th, 10 am-4:00 PM

Where: The Upstairs Art Gallery, Lopdell House 418 Titirangi Rd, Titirangi, Auckland

Find out more on Facebook.

Peer Support and Rethink Madness Workshops from Mind and Body

Mind and Body Consultants are running Introduction to Peer Support and Rethink Madness Workshops in Auckland, Christchurch, Raumati, Hamilton and New Plymouth.

Check out Mind and Body on Event Finder to find and book a workshop near you.

  • The interactive ‘reTHiNK Madness’ 1 day workshop is useful for anyone wanting to gain a broader, destigmatised, understanding of mental “illness”. Previous attendees have come from a variety of industries including film, manufacturing, health, professional services, sports, retail, and the arts, and been family/whanau, colleagues, friends and people with personal experience of mental “illness”. This workshop tends to sell-out quick.
  • The Introduction to Peer Support 2 Day workshop is popular with people who have lived experience of mental “illness” and/or addictions and recovery, who are interested in learning about peer support. Peer support involves using your own experience of mental health challenges and recovery positively, to walk alongside others who are struggling with their mental health. This workshop gives participants a good overview of the topics and subjects covered in the Certificate of Peer Support (Mental Health) NZQA level 4 should you wish to further your studies.

Tickets for these events can be booked via Eventfinda by clicking on this link and selecting the workshop you are interested in.

The full Mind and Body training calendar for 2015 is now available on their website.

Mind and Body: Hearing Voices – A Cacophony of Creativity

Like Minds, Like Mine invite you to experience their unique interactive installation, called Hearing Voices: A Cacophony of Creativity.

The event is brought to you by Mind and Body Consultants with support from the Mental Health Foundation.

  • On: 9 October
  • From: 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • At: Mind & Body Consultants
    395A Manukau Road, Epsom
    Phone: 09 630 5909

Contact: Lisa Ducat
Email: lisa@mentalhealth.org.nz
Phone: 09 623 4810 x 807


Take It From Us: Challenging Schizophrenia Myths | 11 March 2014

This week on Take It From Us the crew is promoting Schizophrenia Awareness Week (9-15 March 2014). Schizophrenia is potentially the mental illness diagnosis that holds the most stigma. The goal of Schizophrenia Awareness Week is to raise awareness, and to challenge the outdated myths around this condition. Join Take It From Us with guests Claire Cox of Supporting Families in Mental Illness and Philippa Coyle, Mind & Body Consultants on Tuesday the 11th of March 2014.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

And don’t forget the Take it From Us Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type ‘take it from us’ in the search box; email takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

reTHiNK Schizophrenia Billboard Competition Deadline Extended

reTHiNK ‘Schizophrenia’

Help bust the myths around ‘schizophrenia’ by creating an ARTWORK or IMAGE and it could be displayed on a billboard on Auckland’s K’ Rd for the month of November 2013! Submit an expression of interest to likeminds@mindandbody.co.nz and they will send you all the information you need to get started. Please note it’s important to read the competition brief you are sent before you begin!

Entries are due by midday Monday 2nd September 2013.


reTHiNK Billboard Competition Deadline Extended

reTHiNK’s Design a Billboard competition has been extended till September!

How can you apply?
Submit an expression of interest to likeminds@mindandbody.co.nz and they will send you all the information you need to get started. Please note it’s important to read the competition brief before you begin! Entries are due by midday Monday 2nd September 2013

Click here to find out more.

reTHiNK Billboard Competition to Debunk Schizophrenia Myths

Do you know of some creative people that might like to help bust the myths around the experience of schizophrenia by creating an image that captures commuters attention? 

Full details of the competition can be found here.

The Like Minds team at Mind and Body Consultants are particularly interested in addressing  misinformation that links schizophrenia with violence or “multiple personalities” however any image that would get people to reTHiNK their attitude would be welcome.

At this stage they are just looking for EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST before the 12th of August to create an image, (not the image/idea itself). Proposed images can be in any form or media, e.g. photography, drawing, animation etc.

Expressions of interest can be sent to likeminds@mindandbody.co.nz


Take It From Us Radio 18 June 2013

On Tuesday June 18, Take It From Us talks to a Like Minds mental health promoter who’s at the frontline of countering stigma and discrimination. The show’s special guest is Philippa Coyle from Mind & Body Consultants. PlanetFM 104.6FM  @ 12.30pm Tuesday.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box;

Email takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Free Treaty Course at Mind and Body Consultants, Auckland June 2013

Mind and Body is hosting a 12 hour Treaty Course run by The Treaty Resource Centre.

For more information click on: http://www.trc.org.nz/courses

  • Venue: Mind and Body Consultants, 395A Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland
  • Dates: Wed 5th June, Fri 14th June, Fri 21st June
  • Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm
  • Facilitator: Kim Hope

Free 12 hour Treaty Course This course expands on what is offered in the 6 hour course. At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe the motivations of the British Crown & the hapu for having a Treaty
  • explain Treaty articles and principles
  • understand the consequences of what happened after the signing
  • consider the application of Te Tiriti in your own life today

Registrations are limited.  Please contact Nicky Grant nicky@mindandbody.co.nz to register on the course.