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What's on at Depression Support Network Albany

Depression Support Network Albany is all about empowering people who live with depression. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. If you need support, feel free to phone in or drop by on open days for a cuppa and a chat.

 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday:
9:30am Walking Group (meeting at the gazebo in front of the 3 Anchors Cafe, and continuing up the Ellen Cove Boardwalk. Starting at 9:40am and returning at 10:20pm.)
10am - 11am Drop in for a cuppa and a chat.
11am Mindfulness Meditation with Tonia

Wednesday:
10am-1pm Art and Crafts

Thursday:
10am Walking Group with David (Leaving from DSN and taking various routes around the local parks)
10am-12noon Peer Support Appointments
12noon-4pm Support Group

Friday: Closed

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Partner with us!

Partner with us!

We are seeking to partner with organisations who share a vision for a mentally healthy WA.  If your group or organisation offers opportunities for mentally healthy engagement, strives to improve individual and community wellbeing; or is keen to change the way people think about mental health, you may like to consider partnering with us. 

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