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Consumer Voice Soapbox at the Festival of Now

See you at the Consumer Voice Soapbox in the Story Tent. Part of the Festival of Now, Friday 12 October from 10.30 am to 3 pm at Light Square.

For the first time ever, under one beautiful ‘bell tent’, the Consumer Voice Program at Relationships Australia SA will present the largest showcase of Consumer Voice speakers. They will share their stories and by doing so will raise awareness about gambling issues, challenging negative stigma, and explore the intersection between mental health issues and gambling harm.

All are invited to attend the ‘Story Tent’ and be part of the soapbox speakers’ corner during Mental Health Week (7-13 October) at the Festival of Now. Come along, get comfortable in a peaceful atmosphere and listen to a story or two.

The Consumer Voice speakers will be wearing ‘Ask Me’ badges and are happy for you to engage with them and ask them questions about their story.

About the Consumer Voice Program

For over a decade, the Consumer Voice Program at Relationships Australia SA has not only raised community awareness about gambling harm but has also been an exceptional lived experience model that has had therapeutic and skill development benefits.

About the Festival of Now

The Festival of Now brings the mental health community together to showcase the creativity used in the healing journey and break down the stigma of mental illness. It is a celebration of community, wellbeing, and good mental health. The Festival of Now is a positive event that not only brings all facets of the sector together but gives them a time to cheer each other along as they continue to promote mental health and wellbeing to everyone.

 See you at the Consumer Voice Soapbox at the Story Tent!  Part of the Festival of Now, Friday 12 October from 10.30 am – 3 pm at Light Square.

The Consumer Voice Soapbox presentation is conceived and will be hosted by Consumer Voice Speakers.

Consumer Voice Program is funded by Gambling Help Services is funded through the Gamblers Rehabilitation Fund, a joint initiative of the Australian Hotels Association (SA Branch), Clubs SA, Adelaide Casino and the Government of South Australia.

These services are funded by Gambling Help Services is funded through the Gamblers Rehabilitation Fund, a joint initiative of the Australian Hotels Association (SA Branch), Clubs SA, Adelaide Casino and the Government of South Australia.