headspace Mackay has a number of groups that provide a safe and friendly space for you to get to meet new friends, develop skills, and generally have fun! No fees involved!
FOR ART’S SAKE – for beginners to advanced, come along and find your own inner artist whilst having fun and meeting new people. Held Tuesday weekly from 5:15pm to 7:00pm ongoing @ headspace Mackay
FIRE – (Feelings Impacting Risky Emotions) -a four week program to help young people manage their anger. Learn about how to calm the fire within, for young people aged from 12-15 years. enquire at headspace Mackay
SCAR – (Stress, Coping and Resilience) a four week program for 12 – 15 year olds to increase young people’s resilience by teaching various skills of empathy, building strong family networks, connecting with people and supporting strengths of coping with stress. Participants also learn about self-care, goal setting and work towards a positive self-view. enquire at headspace Mackay
SMASH – (Start Managing Anger, Stress, How?) a five week program involving elements of drumbeat, rock and water, and team building activities, the program will look at managing anger and controlling stress levels. Through a fun and safe hands on learning environment, for male and females aged between 12 and 16 years. enquire headspace Mackay
DRUMBEAT – Drumbeat is a unique team drumming experience that’s fun, safe, engaging and rewarding and aimed at building resilience through rhythm. Groups are held on an on demand basis and run over 6 weeks on week day evenings. Call us for more information about what drumbeat programs are currently running.
Let’s Turn It On – For job seekers aged between 14 and 25 years. Program is focused on job seeking methods, goal setting and motivation; learn new skills in active job seeking, increase self-esteem and confidence to actively look for work.Weekly over 4 weeks at Community Solutions start mornings from (10.00am to12.00pm).
DRUMBEAT Family (parent/young person) – –headspace DRUMBEAT for parent and young person. We are taking referrals now for parents who would like to do a drumbeat program with their son/daughter. Call us to register your interest.
KGB/ANIME (Kryptic Gaming Buddies) – Calling all gaming enthusiasts!!- KGB is about: Having fun, making friends, learning about cyber bullying, how to stay safe in the cyber world, learning about gaming in moderation, and learning about healthy living while gaming. enquire at headspace
LGBITQ Support Group- A support group for those who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, intersex, transgender or are questioning their sexual or gender orientation, held in a supportive and non-judgemental environment. Thursdays fortnighty at headspace Mackay for young people aged between 15 and 25.