Stress Less in the Park a success.

More than 400 people attended the Stress Less in the Park event at the Civic Centre Lawns. 20 local service providers were present and providing engaging activities for event attendees, as well as providing information on how to access community support services. The Alice Springs Reptile Centre did a presentation which was very popular and

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November Group Activities Calendar

The MHACA Group Activities program 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. Group activities also provide an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the November Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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Career Opportunity – Housing and Homelessness Support Worker

MHACA has a long history of advocating for safe, secure, and affordable housing, and the need for adequate support for tenants with mental health difficulties. MHACA currently runs a Tenancy Support Program (TSP) and Coordinated Living on Arrernte Country (CLOAC). The Tenancy Support Program is a person-centred, short-term program that supports people who are homeless

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October Group Activities Calendar

The MHACA Group Activities program 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. Group activities also provide an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the October Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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September Group Activities Calendar

The MHACA Group Activities program 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. Group activities also provide an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the September Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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Creating Hope Through Action – World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

Central Australians will be demonstrating how we are working together to create hope though action for World Suicide Prevention Day, 11am Friday 10 September on the Council Chamber Lawns. ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ is the theme for this year’s event. It acknowledges that many individuals and organisations are working on suicide prevention initiatives in our

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Celebrating Women’s Health Week in the Centre

Women are being encouraged to take time to focus on their health and wellbeing during Women’s Health Week 6-10 September. In Alice Springs community members are invited to come and meet the services supporting women in the Centre at a morning tea on the Flynn Uniting Church Lawns, Todd Mall. The event provides a focus

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August Group Activities Calendar

The MHACA Group Activities program 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. Group activities also provide an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the August Group Activities Calendar here To participate in

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July Group Activities Calendar

The MHACA Group Activities program 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. Group activities also provide an opportunity for participants to develop personally and professionally as Peers. Download the July Group Activities Calendar 2021 To participate in

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Review of the NT Mental Health and Related Services Act

MHACA has recently been engaged in the Review of the NT Mental Health and Related Services Act. The review is much needed and an opportunity for significant change. MHACA has supported the community consultation process as well as making sure the voices of MHACA participants, many who have had direct experiences with the Act, are

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MHACA NDIS Support Coordinator Kasper helped Juan with a referral to NT Friendship to join their employment program. After few months, Juan started his first part time job at K-Mart!

For more information on MHACA NDIS services email ndis@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600
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MHACA NDIS Support Coordinator Kasper helped Juan with a referral to NT Friendship to join their employment program. After few months, Juan started his first part time job at K-Mart!

For more information on MHACA NDIS services email ndis@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600

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Fantastic congratulations Juan. Such good news.

Well done Juan and good job casper

This makes my heart happy!! Well done Juan and Kasper ❤

Congrats Juan !

Thanks to Beyond Blue for helping us understand the importance of the language we use when discussing suicide.

MHACA is a signatory to the National Communications Charter developed by Life in Mind which is a resource to guide the way people talk about mental health and suicide prevention.

Find out more about the charter and the language guidelines for discussing mental ill health and suicide at lifeinmind.org.au/the-charter
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Thanks to Beyond Blue for helping us understand the importance of the language we use when discussing suicide.

MHACA is a signatory to the National Communications Charter developed by Life in Mind which is a resource to guide the way people talk about mental health and suicide prevention.

Find out more about the charter and the language guidelines for discussing mental ill health and suicide at https://lifeinmind.org.au/the-charter

SANE Australia's Topic Tuesday online forum is Let's Talk About Alcohol. Join the conversation 23 November 2021 5.30pm (NT Time) at mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Alcohol-Tuesday-23rd-November-7-00-8-30PM-AE...

Concerned about alcohol use, or perhaps you want to cut down or stop completely, but don't know how to do it?

SANE will be joined by a guest from the Hello Sunday Morning team, and you'll be able to ask questions, and hopefully find some support if you are looking to change your relationship with alcohol.

#mentalhealth
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SANE Australias Topic Tuesday online forum is Lets Talk About Alcohol. Join the conversation 23 November 2021 5.30pm (NT Time) at https://mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Alcohol-Tuesday-23rd-November-7-00-8-30PM-AEDT/m-p/1119162 

Concerned about alcohol use, or perhaps you want to cut down or stop completely, but dont know how to do it?

SANE will be joined by a guest from the Hello Sunday Morning team, and youll be able to ask questions, and hopefully find some support if you are looking to change your relationship with alcohol. 

#mentalhealth

It's great weather for a swim at the pool! Today MHACA participants enjoyed a trip to the Alice Springs Aquatic Centre for some gentle exercise, followed by a healthy lunch which was supported by MHACA's Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Strategy.

Exercise and healthy eating can have a significant impact on our mood. Find out more tips for supporting your mental health at mhaca.org.au/mentalhealthpromotion/communitywellbeing/healthyminds/

#mentalhealth #exercise #healthylifestyle
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Its great weather for a swim at the pool! Today MHACA participants enjoyed a trip to the Alice Springs Aquatic Centre for some gentle exercise, followed by a healthy lunch which was supported by MHACAs Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Strategy.

Exercise and healthy eating can have a significant impact on our mood. Find out more tips for supporting your mental health at https://mhaca.org.au/mentalhealthpromotion/communitywellbeing/healthyminds/

#mentalhealth #exercise #healthylifestyle

It's Trans Awareness Week. Listen to Jacq's story and find some resources to support wellbeing in the 'Resilience in the Face of Change’ series on the Beyond Blue website bb.org.au/3CoDln3This Trans Awareness Week, communities all over the world are celebrating trans people, sharing stories and experiences, and raising awareness of issues including discrimination, stigma and violence.

In our ‘Resilience in the Face of Change’ series on the Beyond Blue website, Jacq, Jez, Kurt and Sim share their stories, and tell us about the actions they take to manage their wellbeing. Visit bb.org.au/3CoDln3 to discover their stories.

If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Trans Awareness Week, the team at Minus18 have got some resources at bit.ly/3oAldBM to help you get started, from digital resources like virtual backgrounds, to a conversation pack with actions for trans allies.
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Its Trans Awareness Week. Listen to Jacqs story and find some resources to support wellbeing in the Resilience in the Face of Change’ series on the Beyond Blue website bb.org.au/3CoDln3

If you're needing some strategies to support parenting teenagers in your care come to the free Parenting Teens Workshop 5.30pm-6.30pm Wednesday 24 November at MHACA, 14 Lindsay Avenue, East Side.

There will be presentations from headspace Alice Springs on understanding the key periods of teen development and from Holyoake Alice Springs Inc who will explore teens use of alcohol, drugs or other harmful/addictive behaviours.

Hear from other parents and learn about supports in our local community.

This workshop is facilitated by MHACA and is free, but please RSVP to info@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600.

Please note: This event has been rescheduled to this date after being postponed on November 10 due to weather. Note the change of venue to MHACA.

#parenting #mentalhealth #teenagers
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If youre needing some strategies to support parenting teenagers in your care come to the free Parenting Teens Workshop 5.30pm-6.30pm Wednesday 24 November at MHACA, 14 Lindsay Avenue, East Side.

There will be presentations from headspace Alice Springs on understanding the key periods of teen development and from Holyoake Alice Springs Inc who will explore teens use of alcohol, drugs or other harmful/addictive behaviours.

Hear from other parents and learn about supports in our local community.

This workshop is facilitated by MHACA and is free, but please RSVP to info@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600. 

Please note: This event has been rescheduled to this date after being postponed on November 10 due to weather. Note the change of venue to MHACA.

#parenting #mentalhealth #teenagers

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Alice Springs carers are invited to a free morning tea and social catch up 10am Tuesday 23 November at Stumps Café. Stumps Café is located at the Diplomat Hotel, 20 Gregory Terrace. To attend please RSVP to MHACA 89504600 or email info@mhaca.org.au ... See MoreSee Less

Alice Springs carers are invited to a free morning tea and social catch up 10am Tuesday 23 November at Stumps Café. Stumps Café is located at the Diplomat Hotel, 20 Gregory Terrace. To attend please RSVP to MHACA 89504600 or email info@mhaca.org.au

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