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a Cross-cultural

education project

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ABOUTUS

Mariposa Trails' name refers to the delicate experience of migration from the Monarch butterflies, the journey of transformation and the legend from Meso America whereby the butterfly is connected to the soul and carries people's sacred secrets to the creator. 

MariposaTrails participates in the Salisbury Suicide Prevention Network in South Australia.

We are facilitators in the following programs:

  • The 5 ways to wellbeing 

  • self care and mental health &

  • Suicide Prevention and  Intervention Program (Spanish and English) from CORES Australia www.cores.org.au

  • Mariposa Trails is also a Suicide Prevention Network of South Australia 

SUPPORTING

Raising awareness about how to support people who are going through an emotional crisis

Promoting

Sharing links to services, websites and intercultural professionals on Mental Health and care issues

providing

Offering community learning and training related to wellbeing, social health and community perspectives and responses to suicide prevention

CONVERSING

Creating community discussion and normalizing the theme of Mental Health and Well-being

Catalina Uribe Tabares

John Jairo Flórez Toro

WHATWEDO

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5 ways to wellbeing through music therapy

Mariposa Trails and Music Therapy is fun, interactive, everyone has the opportunity to connect, be active, learn and participate in making music and learning rhythms while participating in health promotion.
Research from around the world shows that you can improve your well-being and happiness by doing 5 simple things as part of your day: connecting, being active, continuing to learn, being aware, and helping others.

Practice the 5 ways through our lively, vibrant and rhythmic journey through the Mariposa Trails social health project.

UPCOMINGEVENTS

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Explorewithus

Stories of resilience, facing challenges and voices of experience.

Community courses links to services and resources.

Future projects include monthly podcasts starting in September focusing on wellbeing and social health.

Mariposa Trails is a collaboration of ideas, diverse voices and like-minded people who seek to shape concepts of wellbeing and social health in the  Spanish speaking community.

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Well-being and Resilience: An AUDIO Project

Dedicated to Well-being, Social Health, exploring diverse stories of resilience and challenges in Life, including immigration. 

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COURSES

Created to provide opportunities to learn, exchange ideas and for community conversations to be led with respect, empathy and at the same time value different adversities in life. 

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RESOURCES

links to information, prevention, services and materials related to wellbeing, mental health and suicide support services.

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IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS IN A MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY

CONTACT US

we would love to talk to you

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Coordinator/Founder

Estela Fuentes

Community Facilitators

Lola Avilés

Claudia Raddatz

Diana Rodriguez Mendez

Isabel Osuna-Gatty

Marcela Mendoza 

Music therapy faciltatation by:

Diana Rodriguez Mendez

(Trained psychologist from Colombia and singer)

Jorge Gualdron

(multi-percussionist and music teacher)

Youth Advisor and facilitators

Andre Pizzorno

(Graphic Designer)

Strategic Team

Catalina Uribe Tabares

John Jairo Flórez Toro

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