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GROW publishes 19/20 Annual Report

We’ve just published 2019/2020 Annual Report. You can read about our Programs, see results from our 2019 Member Survey and learn more about our Board of Directors. Click here to access the Report.

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Odd Socks Day to show people they are not alone

MEDIA RELEASE: 5 October 2020 Friday 9 October is Odd Socks Day, an annual fundraiser and anti-stigma campaign run by leading national mental health organisation GROW Australia. Odd Socks Day is an important opportunity to show people struggling with their mental health in these challenging times that they are not alone. “Take part – pull

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Odd Socks Day – raising awareness of mental ill-health

Odd Socks Day is here again! This proud initiative of GROW Australia has been running for 7 years and it’s a fun day with a serious message. Jot down Friday 9 October 2020 in your calendar and start planning an Odd Socks Day fundraiser. Odd Socks Day is designed to raise awareness and reduce the

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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK? Day

Thursday 10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK? Day. Two very important events to stop, acknowledge and reflect upon. Every year, more than 65,000 Australians make a suicide attempt and with figures from the ABS in 2017 more than 3,000 Australians died by suicide. Globally, suicide is among the top 20

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Welcome to Grow orientation sessions

Many people are intimidated or overwhelmed by anxiety before they step foot into a Grow Program support group. This is a completely understandable reaction. It can be intimidating for a first-time participant to make the first step and walk into a meeting on your own either physically or online. First-timers are always welcome to bring

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Results from our eGrow survey

We recently sent out an interim survey to Growers to understand a little more about how they were feeling during the pandemic and how they were using eGrow. The eGrow survey was developed to gain understanding of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on the GROW community and the effectiveness of the rapid shift from

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