Mental Health Essentials Webinar

About the event

Date: Tuesday 9 November 2021, 1pm-2pm AEST
Online via Zoom

M&G QLD is presenting a free mental health webinar for the gallery and museum sector with registered psychologist, Sam Sellwood.

Sam will present a practical webinar focusing on ‘mental health essentials’, with opportunities to ask questions.

The webinar will focus on five key areas:

  • The mental health continuum
  • Risk factors for mental illness
  • Prevalence of mental illness across the lifespan
  • Early warning signs of mental ill-health
  • Support services and resources for mental ill-health

About Sam Selwood

Sam Sellwood is a registered psychologist with significant experience assisting adults experiencing a wide range of mental health and personal difficulties. She has previously worked in private practice as a therapist and as a workplace psychologist in a range of settings. Sam has a particular interest in creating psychologically safe and healthy workplaces.

As a mental health clinician, consultant and facilitator, Sam’s strength is taking research from psychology and neuroscience and translating it into practical tools that can be used in work and life to improve mental health and well-being. Using accessible language, Sam’s goal is to increase participants’ understanding of how stress, emotion and social factors influence our brain, body and sense of wellbeing. Sam’s style brings together her depth of mental health knowledge and her ability to engage and have fun with her audience.

Sam has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science degree, a Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, and a Master of Business Psychology. She is also a Master Mental Health First Aid Instructor.

Book now

To book your place, contact Tara Callaghan, Training & Professional Development Manager, M&G QLD on 07 3059 9742 or email [email protected]

If you or someone you know are in danger or in need of help please contact the below 24/7 support services, or visit this link for a comprehensive list of supports. 

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Kids Help-Line: 1800 55 1800

Alcohol & Drug Information Services (ADIS): 1800 177 83

Queensland Health: 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) 


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