While you can post on anything you wish, this calendar of themes coincides with awareness weeks in Australia and identified priorities for content. You may use this as a guide, or feel free to submit a post on any topic relevant to mental health occupational therapy.
As you can see there’s no mental health awareness day in January – so any suggestions?
|Month||Awareness Week||Practice Issue|
|February||National Eating Disorders Week||Group Work|
|March||Bipolar Awareness Day||Assessments|
|April||Depression Awareness Week
Patient Experience Week
|Youth Mental Health|
|May||Schizophrenia Awareness Week||Vocational participation|
|June||PTSD Awareness Month
Mens Health Week
|July||Sleep Awareness Week
|Families and Carers|
Homelessness Prevention Week
|Substance Use Disorders|
|September||Dementia Awareness Month
RU OK Day?
|Suicide and Self Harm|
|October||Borderline Personality Disorder Week||Interventions|
|November||Anxiety Awareness Week
PND Awareness Week
|Workplace health for OTs|
|December||International Day of Persons with Disabilities
|Lived experience workforce|