Mariposa Trails' name refers to the 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.
We are facilitators in the following programs:
The 5 ways to wellbeing
self care and mental health &
Suicide Prevention and Intervention from CORES Australia
Recent News: We are happy to Announce we are recepients of the SA Suicide Prevention Grants through Wellbeing SA & The Fay Fuller Foundation Spark Grant 2023
Mariposa Trails has partnered with Roses in the Ocean national peak body representing lived experiences through community led safe space.
Raising awareness about how to support people who are going through an emotional crisis
Sharing links to services, websites and intercultural professionals on Mental Health and care issues
Offering community learning and training related to wellbeing, social health and community perspectives and responses to suicide prevention
Creating community discussion and normalizing the theme of Mental Health and Well-being
Catalina Uribe Tabares
John Jairo Flórez Toro
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.
We deliver the 5 ways through various forms using connection through cultural expression.
Practice the 5 ways through our lively, vibrant and rhythmic journey through the Mariposa Trails social health project involving games from Latin American and our collaboration with esteemed musician and artists like Diana Rodriguez Mendez, Jorge Gualdron and Bortier Okoe from African Soul.
education projecT DEDICATED TO SOCIAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION
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.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS IN A MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY
Diana Rodriguez Mendez
Music making facilitation by:
Bortier Okoe - African Soul
Diana Rodriguez Mendez
(multi-percussionist and music teacher)