Raising awareness and funds for mental illness

Staff involved

Think Education and mental health organisation Headspace Woolloongabba, recently collaborated to raise awareness and funds for mental illness in Australia.

Think Education and mental health organisation Headspace Woolloongabba, recently collaborated to raise awareness and funds for mental illness in Australia.

The event ‘A Beautiful Mind’ involved Think Education students who designed t-shirts, that were later modelled at a fashion show at Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall last Friday afternoon. The impressive designs clearly demonstrated the rich talent of Think Education students as well as their eagerness to help raise money and awareness for mental health.

All involved

The t-shirts were then auctioned off at Think Open Day on Saturday 23 August, at our new Brisbane campus in Fortitude Valley. Over $1000 was raised from the auction and donated to Headspace Woolloongabba.

Runway

Congratulations to Billy Blue College of Design student Lucia Hiscock for coming up with the ‘A Beautiful Mind’ initiative and bringing it to life. A big thank you also goes to everyone who participated in the event and auction, making it such an outstanding success.

behind the scenes

Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation in Australia, funded by the Federal Government. It exists to help young Australians aged 12 to 25 to get through tough times. The organisation provides counselling, general health advice, education and employment services as well as advice and assistance with alcohol and other drugs at numerous centres across Australia

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