This audigram is from Stress Less in the Park, a feature event of Mental Health Week that provides a community focus on mental health and wellbeing. The event aims to break down stigma in the community around mental health conditions, raise awareness about local service options and provide educational information for consumers and carers.
The event is in its’ seventh year. 19 service providers were present and more than 350 people attended. The event included a Welcome to Country, musical performances, kids activities, and refreshments. The event was organised by the Mental Health Association of Central Australia, with the support of a local committee, and implemented a COVID Safety Plan.
A special thankyou to the Northern Territory PHN for your support of this event, and the Alice Springs Town Council.
Mental Health Carers NSW will lead the discussion, will break down some of the jargon and share helpful strategies and resources to help you identify and understand your rights as carers. ... See MoreSee Less
Community members came together in Alice Springs on September 10th at the World Suicide Prevention Day event to remember those who have died by suicide, acknowledge those who have lost loved ones and to hear about the work that is being done to keep people safe in the Central Australian Region.
MHACA had a great day at the Suns Out Heads Out event today organised by headspace Alice Springs with a focus on youth mental health. Lots of school students attended, and we hade a visit from Cheeky Dog from the Oral Health Service Central Australia.. ... See MoreSee Less
Come down for a special day of celebrating children on Sunday 25 October. There will be 25 stalls with different organisations from around town hosting FREE fun, interactive games and activities for children and families.
The 2020 theme of Children’s Week is based on Article 15 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: ‘Children have the right to meet together and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.'
Find out more information about local initiatives that support children at the Child Friendly Alice stall at the North end of the Todd Mall as part of the 25th October Market day. ... See MoreSee Less
Tomorrow is headspace day, a time for young people to focus on taking small steps for their mental health. We are lucky that we have headspace Alice Springs in our region to support young people and their mental health.
Tune into headspace's group chat Wednesday October 21st @ 5.30pm NT Time bit.ly/2EGIb7uTomorrow is headspace day, a time for young people to focus on taking small steps for their mental health.
Taking small steps, like making time each day to do things you love, can make a positive difference to your mental health.
Tune into headspace's group chat to find out how you can start taking small steps for your mental health.