Suicide Story Evaluation – Strong Evidence of Impact

Suicide Story is a program that was developed by the Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA) in conjunction with Aboriginal people from the Central Australian and Barkly regions, following a spate of suicides in those areas in the early 2000’s. MHACA has been delivering this community capacity building approach to remote communities across the

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Day 2 Day Living Calendar – July 2019

Day 2 Day Living (D2DL) is a community based program which aims to improve the quality of life for individuals with mental illness by offering structured and socially based activities. D2DL also provides an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the D2DL Calendar July 2019 For more  information or to

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NDIS Transition Leaving People With Severe Mental Illness Behind

A report recently released by Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) highlights some of the difficulties and barriers which are being experienced by people with a psychosocial disability in applying for the NDIS. MHACA is one of two organisations in the Northern Territory that have contributed data to the research being conducted by CMHA in conjunction

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Mental Health Worker of the Year

MHACA has been busy celebrating 2018 Mental Health Week. A highlight this year was recognition of the wonderful contribution Kath Broadbent has made to the mental health sector over many years. She was awarded Mental Health Worker of the Year by the Hon. Vicki OHalloran, Administrator of the Northern Territory at Government House on the

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Congratulations to Cherry Hayward who has won the MHACA Wellbeing Hamper to the value of $150. Cherry dropped by the MHACA stall at Stress Less In The Park on Friday and answered a question about what mental health focused activities she would like to see organised in our community. Well done Cherry!

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Congratulations to Cherry Hayward who has won the MHACA Wellbeing Hamper to the value of $150. Cherry dropped by the MHACA stall at Stress Less In The Park on Friday and answered a question about what mental health focused activities she would like to see organised in our community. Well done Cherry!

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A lovely relaxing day at Stress Less In The Park, with a special performance by MHACA music group Kututu Wattle Seeds. Great to see all the support organisations raising awareness about the services available in Alice Springs, and the community members who attended.

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A lovely relaxing day at Stress Less In The Park, with a special performance by MHACA music group Kututu Wattle Seeds. Great to see all the support organisations raising awareness about the services available in Alice Springs, and the community members who attended.

#mentalhealthweek #endthestigma

It's Stress Less In The Park tomorrow, Friday 11th October. Come down between 9am-1pm to the Hospital Lawns, Stuart Terrace. 20 local organisations who support health and wellbeing in our community will be there. Lots of fun activities, speakers, music and a high tea. See you there!

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Its Stress Less In The Park tomorrow, Friday 11th October. Come down between 9am-1pm to the Hospital Lawns, Stuart Terrace. 20 local organisations who support health and wellbeing in our community will be there. Lots of fun activities, speakers, music and a high tea. See you there!

#mentalhealthweek #endthestigma #AliceSprings

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Thankyou to those who came, stretched and relaxed for World Mental Health Day! It was a great class led by Charmaine from Get Physical. Thankyou to the Alice Springs Town Council for supporting this event, and the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre for hosting.

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Thankyou to those who came, stretched and relaxed for World Mental Health Day! It was a great class led by Charmaine from Get Physical. Thankyou to the Alice Springs Town Council for supporting this event, and the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre for hosting.

#mentalhealth #endthestigma #relax

It's World Mental Health Day! We know that exercise and being active is an important tool in supporting good mental health. If you're in Alice Springs then come join us at the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre for the Stretch & Relax For Good Mental Health classes. There's still some spots left in both in the 10am and 12pm classes. Entry is free.

Regular exercise may alleviate symptoms of depression by:
• increasing energy levels
• improving sleep
• distracting from worries and rumination
• providing social support and reducing loneliness if exercise is done with other people
• increasing a sense of control and self-esteem, by allowing people to take an active role in their own wellbeing.

More information at: blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/default-source/factsheets/exercise_depression.pdf?sfvrsn=8
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Its World Mental Health Day! We know that exercise and being active is an important tool in supporting good mental health. If youre in Alice Springs then come join us at the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre for the Stretch & Relax For Good Mental Health classes. Theres still some spots left in both in the 10am and 12pm classes. Entry is free.

Regular exercise may alleviate symptoms of depression by:
• increasing energy levels
• improving sleep
• distracting from worries and rumination
• providing social support and reducing loneliness if exercise is done with other people
• increasing a sense of control and self-esteem, by allowing people to take an active role in their own wellbeing.

More information at: https://blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/default-source/factsheets/exercise_depression.pdf?sfvrsn=8

A great start to Mental Health Week here in Alice Springs with the film screening of 'Mental' last night and the Morning Tea at MHACA today.

World Mental Health Day is tomorrow, Thursday 10th October and you are invited to join us to Stretch & Relax For Good Mental Health at the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre at 10am and 12pm.

#mentalhealth #endthestigma
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A great start to Mental Health Week here in Alice Springs with the film screening of Mental last night and the Morning Tea at MHACA today.

World Mental Health Day is tomorrow, Thursday 10th October and you are invited to join us to Stretch & Relax For Good Mental Health at the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre at 10am and 12pm.

#mentalhealth #endthestigma

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Only in Australia....only in Alice... Jenni Shaw - screening the mad movie, Mental...to kick off International Mental Health Week! 🤣