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medicinewise Being medicinewise will help you make better health decisions for you and those you care for. We all take medicines, but too often we take them for granted. Being medicinewise will help you to get the most benefit from your medicines.
Melaleuca Refugee Centre: Counselling and Advocacy Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma Melaleuca Refugee Centre provides services to people from refugee backgrounds who have experienced torture and trauma prior to arrival in Australia. The centre aims to assist with recovery from trauma through individual support, recognising the importance of rebuilding meaningful lives and developing new networks and strengthening communities. Melaleuca provides social and emotional support to new arrivals as well as counselling, advocacy and other therapeutic services to people who might have arrived in Australia many years ago. Melaleuca assists around 250 people a year. Counsellor/advocates provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment where people can talk about their experiences, both pre and post migration, and can explore their strong feelings, thoughts and memories. Reactions to trauma may include disturbed sleep, nightmares, panic attacks, feeling anxious, feelings of guilt and shame, feelings of hopelessness and too much worry. People may be suffering from headaches, the pain of loss of loved ones and homeland and feelings of dissatisfaction or emotional exhaustion. We often feel humbled by the courage, dignity, resilience and strengths people have brought with them.
Mental Health Association of Central Australia MHACA was founded in 1992 and incorporated under the Associations Act of the Northern Territory. Its main objective is to improve the quality of life of people with mental illness and those that care for them. It has grown from a small group of participants and carers advocating for improved mental health services to a significant service provider engaged in a range of activities.
Mental Health Australia (MHA) The peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector, committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN) The Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN) is a national organisation that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration in the primary mental health care sector via local networks.
Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia Northern Territory - MIFA(NT) Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (NT), (MIFANT) is a non-government organisation providing services for people living with a mental illness and their carer's and families. If you have a mental illness and need support to get the most out of daily life we can help you manage your recovery. At MIFANT we understand that a diagnosis of mental illness affects families and loved ones as well as the individual and we provide support, education, advocacy and respite for carers and families and friends. All our programs are delivered with the input and participation of people who themselves live with or are affected by mental illness.
mindful Centre for training and research in development health.
Mission Australia - PHaMs Program The Personal Helpers and Mentors Program, (PHaM), is a strength and recovery centred program supporting people living in Alice Springs, Papunya and Darwin, whose lives are severely affected by a mental illness. The program caters for people 16 years and over who are willing to receive help for their diagnosis and to address any drug and alcohol issues during the course of participation.
MoodGYM A free online self help program formulated by the Australian National University. This program teaches cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression, with more than 100,000 registered users worldwide.
Multicultural Mental Health Australia Provides national leadership in mental health and suicide prevention for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Last updated: 12 February 2018


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