2017

2016

Painting unveiling

Ended — at MHACA

MHACA would like to invite our participants and friends to join us for the unveiling of a new painting by artists from Akeyulerre which was commissioned by MHACA for Mental Health Week 2016. We are excited to share the results of this wonderful partnership. The painting, titled ‘Watchful Eyes’, is about watching over people with mental health

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2016 Annual General Meeting

Ended — at MHACA

The AGM of the Mental Health Association of Central Australia will be held on Wednesday the 2nd of November at 4.30pm, at 14 Lindsay Avenue, Alice Springs. All members, participants, carers and interested members of the public are invited to attend. Please ensure your membership is renewed prior to the AGM. Light refreshments will be provided. Please

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The Art of Our Healing – celebrating Mental Health Week 2016

Ended — at The Residency

The Art of Our Healing is an exhibition of artwork created by participants of the Mental Health Association of Central Australia. It is on display at The Residency (corner Parsons and Hartley Streets, Alice Springs) from Monday 10 to Sunday 23 October 2016. Join us on Monday 10th October from 10am to 12 noon for

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Stress Less in the Park

Ended — at Alice Springs Hospital Lawns

‘Stress Less in the Park’ is a community event celebrating Mental Health Week on the Alice Springs Hospital Lawns (opposite the Royal Flying Doctors Service) on Friday 14 October from 9am-12pm. Now in its third year ‘Stress Less in the Park’ is set to become a regular feature in the Alice Springs event calendar. It’s

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Ended — at Alice Springs Town Council Lawns

CONNECT COMMUNICATE CARE The Mental Health Association of Central Australia, headspace, Mental Illness Fellowship Australia (NT), Mental Health Central Australia Health Service, Lifeline Central Australia and NPY Women’s Council with support from the Alice Springs Town Council, are holding a public event to raise awareness of suicide, one of the world’s largest public health problems.

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Have a Cuppa with us at MHACA on R U OK? Day

Ended — at MHACA

On Thursday 8 September, MHACA will be hosting a morning tea to inspire use of that simple but important question “are you ok?” MHACA supports the message that R U OK?, a not for profit organisation promotes. Their vision for a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide is an important message

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Hike 2 Halve Suicides: Larapinta Trek for Suicide Prevention Australia 2016

Ended — at Larapinta Trail

As part of the Larapinta Trek challenge, you will stand on ancient escarpments and gaze out upon the ochre-coloured landscapes of Central Australia. You will follow Aboriginal Dreaming tracks and trek beside one of the world’s oldest river systems. By day, you will experience the diversity of desert habitats and learn the unique history of

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Pathways to Care: a Community Forum

Ended — at Karguru Room - Tennant Creek Training Centre

The purpose of this forum is to: • provide basic skills in support for people and communities bereaved by suicide • further develop the capacity of the community to respond to suicide through coordinated care • provide a comprehensive understanding of the Standby response model • increase understanding about suicide bereavement through the contribution of

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Free Mental Health First Aid Workshop for Men

Ended — at Institute for Aboriginal Development

During Men’s Health Week, the Mental Health Association of Central Australia is offering a free two day Mental Health First Aid workshop on 15 and 16 June 2016, specifically for men. The workshop will unpack topical mental health related illnesses such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and drug/alcohol related disorders. Participants will learn to recognise the

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Wellness Walk and Fun Run, Sunday 22 May 2016

Ended — at Double Tree Hilton car park, Alice Springs

Did you know that exercise and socialising are both good ways to protect your mental health? The Mental Health Association of Central Australia, and the Alice Springs Running and Walking Club, invite you to join us to enjoy the physical, mental and social benefits of walking together as a group. We’ll be talking and walking,

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SANE (Australia) Bereavement and Mental Illness Workshop

Ended — at Institute for Aboriginal Development

MHACA is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Bereavement and Mental Illness Workshop that SANE is delivering across Australia, here in Alice Springs on Thursday 19 May 2016. The workshop is aimed at providing participants with knowledge and skills to better support family and friends of people with mental illness who have

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Pathways to Care: a Community Forum

Ended — at Andy McNeill Room, Alice Springs Town Council

Understanding suicide bereavement and the capacity of this community to provide coordinated support and care to people bereaved through suicide in Central Australia

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2015

MHACA Annual General Meeting

Ended — at MHACA

All members, participants, carers and interested members of the public are invited to attend MHACA’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: Wednesday 28th October 2015 at 4.30 pm at 14 Lindsay Avenue, Alice Springs Please ensure your membership is renewed prior to the AGM. Refreshments will be provided. MHACA membership form 2015

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Stress Less in the Park for Mental Health Week

Ended

‘Stress Less in the Park’ is a fun community event celebrating Mental Health Week at the Alice Springs Hospital Lawns (opposite the Royal Flying Doctors Service) on Friday 9 October from 10am-2pm. This year we have a fabulous range of wellbeing activities and entertainment for the Alice Springs community to enjoy, brought together by a

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MHACA Open Day

Ended — at MHACA

MHACA invites the Community of Alice Springs to visit us at 14 Lindsay Ave, Eastside. Join us for some fun activities and see what we do. Our staff will be available to answer questions and provide information about MHACA’s programs and community supports. Visitors will be able to create their own Vision Boards for their

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