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. Currently all MHACA programs, including the Day Program, remain open

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Collaborative Living on Arrernte Country

The Mental Health Association of Central Australia is pleased to announce the beginning of a new intensive support and housing program CLOAC – Collaborative Living on Arrernte Country. The pilot program is targeted to assist people with mental health difficulties who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Alice Springs. The program will start

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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. Currently all MHACA programs, including the Day Program, remain open

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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. Currently all MHACA programs, including the Day Program, remain open

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Schizophrenia Awareness Week 17-24 May

Schizophrenia is a common mental health condition which affects the way people think, feel and behave. Up to one in a 100 people experience schizophrenia worldwide, and it often develops between the late teenage years until the early 30’s but can occur at any time. There is a lot of stigma associated with schizophrenia which

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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. Currently all MHACA programs, including the Day Program, remain open

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MHACA Services During COVID-19

The Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA) is providing an essential service to people who have severe and complex mental health issues and will continue to support our participants through this difficult time. At this stage all our programs, including the Day Program, remain open with increased hygiene and physical distancing measures in place.

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Mental Health Support During COVID-19

If you are feeling anxious or distressed, or are concerned about the mental health of someone else, MHACA can assist you to find the support you need in the local community and beyond. Phone 89504600 between 8am-4pm. Outside of these hours please use phone and online services that are available 24 hours a day. Lifeline

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Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

In recent weeks the global response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has escalated, making many people feel anxious and stressed. The Mental Health Association of Central Australia offers the following tips to help reduce anxiety during this time: Source information from credible sources Get information from official sources to avoid misinformation. For NT updates

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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 group

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Congratulations to Natalie Connell for winning the MHACA NAIDOC Community Day wellbeing hamper. Natalie won the hamper by completing the 'Barriers to Seeking Help For Mental Health Challenges Survey'. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Natalie Connell for winning the MHACA NAIDOC Community Day wellbeing hamper. Natalie won the hamper by completing the Barriers to Seeking Help For Mental Health Challenges Survey.

MHACA is proud to share our 2019-2020 Annual Report which was presented to our members this week at our AGM. See the report and understand more about the work of MHACA at mhaca.org.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/MHACA-Annual_Report-2019_2020-DS.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

MHACA is proud to share our 2019-2020 Annual Report which was presented to our members this week at our AGM. See the report and understand more about the work of MHACA at https://mhaca.org.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/MHACA-Annual_Report-2019_2020-DS.pdf

There are 2 new employment opportunities at MHACA. We are recruiting for a Tenancy Support Worker and a NDIS Transition Support Worker. Find more information at mhaca.org.au/category/vacancies/ Applications due 30 November. ... See MoreSee Less

There are 2 new employment opportunities at MHACA. We are recruiting for a Tenancy Support Worker and a NDIS Transition Support Worker. Find more information at https://mhaca.org.au/category/vacancies/ Applications due 30 November.

Do you have any thoughts to share on Australia's mental health system and services? Have your say on the National Mental Health Commission #Vision2030 Roadmap by December 4.HAVE YOUR SAY | The Commission’s #Vision2030 Roadmap consultation is NOW OPEN! We are connecting with all Australians to incorporate as wide a range of experience as possible when developing evidence-based responses to mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. Now is your chance to get involved and let us know the impact of Vision 2030 on you.
Survey open until 4 Dec 👉 consultation.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/policy-projects/vision-2030-roadmap/
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Do you have any thoughts to share on Australias mental health system and services? Have your say on the National Mental Health Commission #Vision2030 Roadmap by December 4.

RSVP now for a free film screening of My Year Of Living Mindfully 6pm Monday 30 November at the Alice Springs Cinema - mailchi.mp/b7978e8fa0b1/free-film-screening-my-year-of-living-mindfully ... See MoreSee Less

RSVP now for a free film screening of My Year Of Living Mindfully 6pm Monday 30 November at the Alice Springs Cinema - https://mailchi.mp/b7978e8fa0b1/free-film-screening-my-year-of-living-mindfully

The MHACA AGM is on Tuesday 24 of November 2020 at 4:30pm. Sign up to be a member of MHACA at mhaca.org.au/mhaca-membership/ and contact the MHACA office on 89504600 for Board Nomination Forms. Please RSVP by emailing info@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600. ... See MoreSee Less

The MHACA AGM is on Tuesday 24 of November 2020 at 4:30pm. Sign up to be a member of MHACA at https://mhaca.org.au/mhaca-membership/ and contact the MHACA office on 89504600 for Board Nomination Forms. Please RSVP by emailing info@mhaca.org.au or call 89504600.