Career Opportunity – Team Leader, Support Coordination Team

The Team Leader Support Coordination provides leadership, support and guidance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Support Coordination Team. The coordinator will ensure there are systems in place to support efficient and effective service delivery so that the team is able to meet performance targets. The coordinator will ensure that participants who choose MHACA

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Career Opportunity – Support Coordinator

MHACA’s Support Coordination Team assists NDIS participants with mental health difficulties and a permanent and significant disability to access quality formal and informal support services in their community. The Support Coordinator will have responsibility for establishing and maintaining a positive collaborative relationship with the participant. They will at times work with participants with complex needs

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July Group Activities Program

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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June 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 June Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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Career Opportunity – Pathways Activities Officer

In keeping with MHACA’s vision, the Pathways Program promotes opportunities and choices for people with mental health difficulties in a supportive and facilitative environment that promotes recovery. It is a welcoming environment offering practical assistance and facilities as well as access to structured social, educational creative and therapeutic programs.  The Pathways Program Activities Officer works

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May 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 May Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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Are They OK? A Free Suicide Prevention Presentation

The Mental Health Association Of Central Australia (MHACA) is offering workplaces and community groups a free 60 minute presentation designed to equip attendees with basic information on how to support others who may be thinking about suicide or are in crisis. Learn how to notice, how to have a conversation and what options there are

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April 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 April Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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March 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 March Group Activities Calendar To participate in MHACA

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Congratulations Piper! You passed your Public Access Test. The Public Access Test (PAT) is an annual assessment of a mindDog's suitability as an assistance dog accessing public spaces.

mindDogs are psychiatric assistance dogs who assist people with mental health disorders. Find more information about mindDogs at www.minddog.org.au/
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Congratulations Piper! You passed your Public Access Test. The Public Access Test (PAT) is an annual assessment of a mindDogs suitability as an assistance dog accessing public spaces. 

mindDogs are psychiatric assistance dogs who assist people with mental health disorders. Find more information about mindDogs at https://www.minddog.org.au/

We had a lovely time recently at our Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Picnic, enjoying the beautiful weather, playing music and football, going for walks and eating a healthy shared lunch.

MHACA hopes you enjoy your weekend too!

#healthylifestyle #mentalhealth
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Taking Care Of People With Worries is a short video that provides some suggestions for how to care for someone who has too many worries and may want to hurt themselves or even end their life.

The animation has been developed by the Mental Health Association Central Australia to help people understand how to support people who are in heightened distress.

This animation is supported by the Northern Territory Government and produced by italk Studios. Thankyou to Sabella Turner and Ken Llechleitner, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, for providing cultural advice.

The animation has also been recorded in the Arrernte language which will be shared soon.

If you or someone you know needs support you can contact:

Lifeline 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au Lifeline text service (12pm-12am AEST) 0477 13 11 14

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 www.beyondblue.org.au

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelpline.com.au

Mensline 1300 78 99 78 www.mensline.org.au

1800RESPECT 1800 737 732 www.1800respect.org.au

Q Life 1800 184 527 (3pm-12pm AEST) www.qlife.org.au
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Self Care for Carers - Join SANE Australia's Topic Tuesday online discussion - 6.30pm Tuesday 20 July at mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Self-Care-for-Carers-Tues-20th-July-7-00-8-3...

Self care is important for everyone, but especially if you have a caring role. Self care is any activity that promotes your wellbeing or helps you to recharge.

For an online chat with other carers who get these challenges head to the Forums on our website on Tuesday 20 July. Share your experiences and discover real examples of self care from other carers.

#mentalhealthcarers

mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Self-Care-for-Carers-Tues-20th-July-7-00-8-3...
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Self Care for Carers - Join SANE Australias Topic Tuesday online discussion - 6.30pm Tuesday 20 July at https://mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Self-Care-for-Carers-Tues-20th-July-7-00-8-30PM/m-p/1068687

Self care is important for everyone, but especially if you have a caring role. Self care is any activity that promotes your wellbeing or helps you to recharge. 

For an online chat with other carers who get these challenges head to the Forums on our website on Tuesday 20 July. Share your experiences and discover real examples of self care from other carers. 

#mentalhealthcarers

https://mhaca.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/Topic-Tuesday-Self-Care-for-Carers-Tues-20th-July-7-00-8-30PM/m-p/1068687

Have a great weekend from us here at MHACA! Make sure you get out and enjoy this beautiful weather and do something that you enjoy.

Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds!

#mentalhealth #healthylifestyle
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Have a great weekend from us here at MHACA! Make sure you get out and enjoy this beautiful weather and do something that you enjoy.

Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds!

#mentalhealth #healthylifestyle

Roses in the Ocean are providing the chance to win a $5000 Innovation Grant as part of a World Suicide Prevention Day Hackathon Event. Find more information here: bit.ly/hackathon-information-pack

1. Identify an innovative solution to a community need that may work to reduce the impact of suicide in your community - solutions that will Create Hope Through Action.
2. Register your team's participation by July 30 to be in the running for our $5000 Innovation Grant.
3. Reach out to Roses in the Ocean for any support you may require to develop your idea further.
4. Upload your video submission pitch (no longer than 5 mins) which articulates the issue facing your community - what do they need, what will create hope, by August 21.

More info and the link for registrations can be found at: bit.ly/hackathon-information-packWorld Suicide Prevention Day Hackathon Event - Creating Hope Through Action

1. Identify an innovative solution to a community need that may work to reduce the impact of suicide in your community - solutions that will Create Hope Through Action.
2. Register your team's participation by July 30 to be in the running for our $5000 Innovation Grant.
3. Reach out to Roses in the Ocean for any support you may require to develop your idea further.
4. Upload your video submission pitch (no longer than 5 mins) which articulates the issue facing your community - what do they need, what will create hope, by August 21.

More info and the link for registrations can be found here: bit.ly/hackathon-information-pack
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Roses in the Ocean are providing the chance to win a $5000 Innovation Grant as part of a World Suicide Prevention Day Hackathon Event. Find more information here: https://bit.ly/hackathon-information-pack

1. Identify an innovative solution to a community need that may work to reduce the impact of suicide in your community - solutions that will Create Hope Through Action.
2. Register your teams participation by July 30 to be in the running for our $5000 Innovation Grant.
3. Reach out to Roses in the Ocean for any support you may require to develop your idea further.
4. Upload your video submission pitch (no longer than 5 mins) which articulates the issue facing your community - what do they need, what will create hope, by August 21.

More info and the link for registrations can be found at:   https://bit.ly/hackathon-information-pack

As part of MHACA's Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Strategy we're providing a focus on wellbeing and the opportunity for our participants to be pampered on Wednesday 28 July. MHACA participants make sure you RSVP! ... See MoreSee Less

As part of MHACAs Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Strategy were providing a focus on wellbeing and the opportunity for our participants to be pampered on Wednesday 28 July. MHACA participants make sure you RSVP!