Did you know that half the population in problem debt also have a mental health problem? Or that 22% of employed Australians are seriously financially stressed?
Today’s society is putting increasing amounts of pressure on Australian’s to own their own homes, live decadently and maintain financial stability amid a turbulent financial landscape; with pressure on financial institutions, increased costs of living, increased housing prices, increased interest rates, drought and longer life-spans. Mental illness rates are also increasing within Australia and financial instability and stress dramatically influence an individual’s mental health.
The Banksia Project is welcoming the entire community to their upcoming Garden Room on maintaining mental health and wellness amongst financial stress, to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and practices to proactively manage their mental health and wellness. Hear from individuals with both lived experience and professional expertise on how to proactively and effectively manage your mental health throughout these challenging times.
Surviving Financial Stress: Managing mental health during financial hardship
Thursday 20th June, 2019
Food + Refreshments at 6:30pm
Panel Discussion: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
UTS – Building 6 – 755 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW
Event is Free!
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If you require any additional information please don’t hesitate to contact Jack Jones – Program Director from The Banksia Project on [email protected] or 0431 204 579.I encourage you to circulate this information to your entire community. The event is entirely free.