This Is My Brave Australia Inc. (TIMBA) is a mental health charity dedicated to breaking the stigma associated with mental health/illness one story at a time.
Through our story telling activities, outreach programs and MHFA training TIMBA connects with the community at many touch points to promote a national conversation around mental health/illness
Making connections with stories
Tash Reberger shares her story at the TIMBA Wagga event
Rai shares his story at the TIMBA Telling Stories For Change event in Albury NSW
TIMBA/RACR Day Of Disability event Wagga 2023
Rural Mental Health Conf Albury 2023 Kerry Khann Lived Experience MH Worker
News Story Prime 7 Wagga Wagga 2023.
We talk with Zeb Khan Psychologist about Covid, youth mental health , social media and the role parents play.
Radio interview 2AY Albury 2022, TELLING STORIES FOR CHANGE event
Boys , men, fathers and sons. TIMBA TALK TO Josh Vaughn
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Mental illness stigma reduction through the use of narrative can help to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness by telling stories about people who have dealt with it and come out on the other side.
As part of Mental Health Month TIMBA produces the annual CIMHFF.
Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of communication and has been used for centuries to transmit knowledge, share cultural values, and provide entertainment. There are various types of stories that have been told over the years such as myths, legends, folk tales, fairy tales, and short stories.
The most important aspect about storytelling is that it helps people to understand a particular situation better by providing context about what happened in the past or what might happen in the future.