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Ocean Mind Inc.

Ocean Mind Inc. is a not for profit charity that provides therapeutic surf courses for young people who are experiencing mental health issues, disabilities or social isolation.

Ocean Mind Inc. use a mix of surf therapy and mentoring to create a therapeutic environment for young people to challenge themselves, learn new skills and develop and strengthen relationships with family, friends and the broader community.
 
Our surfing courses are evidence-based and designed to help clients to improve their self-confidence, resilience and motivation. Projects are delivered by our fantastic team of volunteer surf mentors, and overseen by a qualified youth worker and surf instructor. All of our staff, paid and voluntary, have undertaken training around our participants needs. The program is provided free to participants with the only cost being for participation in the ongoing surf club.
 
Ocean Mind Inc. runs a 6 week program where young people learn to surf 1:1 with a surf mentor. We meet at local surf beaches and teach the participants not just how to surf but how to stay safe in surf beaches, recognising dangers and identifying unsafe conditions. The young people develop a relationship with their mentors and other participants creating a supportive community where they feel they belong, have fun and can flourish.    
 
Ocean Mind Surf Club is a non-competitive surf club for young people who complete the 6 week program and their families. The club meet fortnightly to continue to develop their surfing skills, strengthen their relationships with their mentors and enjoy a social activity with other participants.  
 
If you are interested in finding out more information or if you would like to refer a young person to the program please visit our website www.oceanmind.org.au
 
Email: info@oceanmind.org.au
Mob: 0422703592 (Rachael Parker, Manager)

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