World Mental Health Day

Mental health is about what is going well. It is an individual’s state of well-being and their capacity to thus realise their potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and contribute to community. World Mental Health Day...

World Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week in Australia is in early October, beginning with World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. Observed across Australia, each state and territory adopts its own theme and holds their own event. This year will have a clear focus on safeguarding the...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. World Suicide Prevention Day is to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world — 800,000 people annually — and the role that each of us can play to help prevent suicide.Suicide is the 15th...

World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day was established in 2005 and designated as a special day to thank blood donors, to encourage more people to give blood freely and to raise awareness about the global need for safe blood and blood products. An important resource for planned...

World Food Safety Day

As outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO), access to sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health. Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200...