Love Me Love You Program Outline
Awareness Presentation (45mins)
A powerful and engaging presentation that outlines the journey through the life of Love Me Love You and explores the facilitator’s relationship with mental health. The aim is to raise mental health awareness, reduce stigma and provide you with some information on how to support someone who may be struggling with a mental illness.
Benefits: Increase understanding of mental health, develop knowledge on how to assist someone with a mental health difficulty & educate participants to positively change mental illness stigma.
Takeaways: Wellbeing Conversation Handout & Wristband
Workshop 1: Domains of Wellbeing (45-60mins)
Research shows that younger people consistently reported lower levels of wellbeing than the rest of population. It is critical to the health of young Australians that they understanding and prioritise their wellbeing to ensure their decisions are aligned with their values. This workshop aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the domains (i.e. physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and vocational) that form the wellbeing concept.
Benefits: Participants gain a comprehensive understanding of wellbeing and the how to prioritise each domain dependent on your life stage. Participants with a greater understanding of wellbeing; are more productive, have higher self-esteem, are content with life and can build/maintain relationships.
Takeaways: Personal Wellbeing Index Tool
Workshop 2: Resiliency (45-60mins)
We all have bad days and setbacks in life. Resilience is your ability to cope with tough times by applying your inner strength and engaging support networks. Resilience can not only enable you to face difficult situations, but often provides an opportunity to develop your coping skills. This workshop aims to provide an in-depth understanding of resiliency and how it enables people to overcome challenging situations, maintaining a positive mental health and wellbeing.
Benefits: Participants develop resiliency skills to be better equipped to tackle life’s challenges. Resilience skills/knowledge enables participants to; better cope with daily stressors, increase life satisfaction and reduce potential health effects.
Takeaways: Resiliency Worksheet, Support Network Worksheet & Gratitude Journal
Workshop 3: Mindful Goal Setting (45-60mins)
One way to improve your wellbeing and help develop your resilience is through goal setting and mindfulness. Setting realistic and achievable goals is an effective way to deal with life’s setbacks, boost self-esteem, increase motivation and practice optimism. Additionally, Mindfulness is living in the present moment. Paying attention to what you can control in a certain situation can help you build coping mechanisms that benefit your physical and mental health. This workshop aims to develop the skills in goal setting and mindfulness as to allow participants to be more resilient daily.
Benefits: Participants to develop skills in Goal Setting and Mindfulness to allow them to take control of their thoughts, feelings and actions. Implementing strategies such as mindfulness and goal setting enables participants; to be more resilient, increase self-esteem, increase motivation and become more productive.
Takeaways: SMART Goal Setting Worksheet, Progressive Relaxation Handout & Mental Health/Mindfulness related Apps