Shout Out is expanding with a Mental Health specialisation

Are you passionate about mental health?

Do you want to help address the stigma of mental illness in the community?

Are you willing to share your mental illness experiences with your peers?

CMY is developing a specialized extension of the Shout Out program to help address the stigma of mental illness. The initiative will engage young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds to amplify their voices share their lived experiences and add depth and fresh perspectives conversations about mental health. Speakers in the mental health specialization will be provided with specific training and support from CMY and mental service providers to co-design and co-deliver safe and culturally-relevant conversations through workshops at secondary and tertiary educational institutions 

This is your chance to be a part of developing and designing a new initiative to address the stigma of mental health in our community!

When and Where?

The training program and speaker catch-ups will be held at the Centre for Multicultural Youth, 304 Drummond St, Carlton.

Applicants will need to be available on the following dates in order to be accepted into Shout Out:

  • 18th – 22nd March: Informal Interviews held 

If successful,

  • Fri 5th, Sat 6th & Sun 7th April: Intensive training workshops

In addition to the Shout Out recruitment and training dates above, the Mental Health specialisation will include:

  • April – June: Regular weekly meetings to co-design and develop workshops as well as additional training days
  • June onwards: Speaking and workshop opportunities will begin and provided on an ongoing basis around Melbourne  

  Learn more about becoming a Shout Out Speaker