MindMatters posters

MindMatters posters

Principals Australia Institute

Brief

A series of posters designed by Flux for the MindMatters program, creating awareness of mental health issues in high schools.

Research

MindMatters is a national mental health initiative for secondary schools funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

MindMatters is a resource and professional development initiative supporting Australian secondary schools in promoting and protecting the mental health, and social and emotional wellbeing of all the members of school communities. Resources made available to schools through this program include posters that generate awareness of various mental health issues.

Solution

Poster 1: ‘Everybody is a teacher of wellbeing’

This poster uses a variety of contrasting typographic styles to create visual interest. The message appears to be painstakingly crafted with chalk across a blackboard background. The lesson being taught in this class is simple and clear—all employees and students at high schools are capable of participating in practices that look after the health and wellbeing of themselves and their peers.

Poster 2: ‘Bring wellbeing to work’

Everyone loves holidays—sun, surf and sand, right? This poster specifically targets teachers and we know they are no different. Holidays are probably the place where people have the highest sense of wellbeing. But we can’t be on holidays all the time—sometimes we just have to be at work.

But what if we could take our sense of wellbeing with us to work? Or take our work on holiday with us? This concept is a juxtaposition of these elements—a lighthearted vision of how much better life could be if we chose to take our wellbeing with us every day.