Supporting Mental Health in Central Australia

MHACA is a leading Northern Territory community-managed organisation offering psychosocial support services, NDIS services, suicide prevention programs and health promotion initiatives aimed at enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of people living in Central Australia.

Our Services

Services that we provide for individuals, groups, tennants and NDIS participants

NDIS Services

Support and resources for NDIS participants

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Suicide Prevention Training

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Individual Support Services

The Pathways to Recovery Program is a psychosocial recovery based rehabilitation program which provides one on one support to participants who have a mental illness and are ready to work on their own recovery.

Group Activities & Programs

Each month the Pathways To Recovery Program produces a calendar of structured group activities which take place at the MHACA premises and other venues around town. Activities run daily from Tuesday to Friday weekly.

Tenancy Support Program

The Tenancy Support Program is a participant-centred case management service with a focus on achieving sustainable tenancies tailored to individuals living with severe and persistent mental health issues.

Latest News

Lived Experience Workforce Framework

MHACA was successful in attracting funding from the NTPHN for a project to develop a Lived Experience Workforce Framework and supporting practices (The Framework). MHACA is committed to the...

Setting up the Christmas tree at MHACA with participants

December Group Activities Calendar

With Christmas approaching we have some special activities as part of our group activities calendar this month: Thursday 1 December - Christmas Tree Decorating @ MHACA Friday 9 December - ASTC...

November Group Activities Calendar

There are two new group activities this November! WELLBEING THROUGH STORYTELLING Join Carmel each week and connect with others through writing, telling and listening to short stories in a safe...

October Group Activities Calendar

The monthly Group Activities program provides a range of therapeutic activities for people living with mental illness. It provides a focus on educational pursuits, personal development, living...

All Abilities Community Walk

A great time was had at our Healthy Bodies Support Healthy Minds Community Walk for people of all abilities in August at the ANZAC Oval. Participants enjoyed Footy 4 Life with AFL Central...

September Group Activities Calendar

The monthly Group Activities program provides a range of therapeutic activities for people living with mental illness. It provides a focus on educational pursuits, personal development, living...

Housing and Homelessness Support Worker

The Housing and Homelessness Support Worker (HHSW) will work across MHACA’s housing and homelessness programs specifically the Tenancy Support Program (TSP) and Housing and Psychosocial Support...

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The Mental Health Association of Central Australia would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the country on which we live and work, the Central Arrernte people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

We acknowledge people with a personal experience of mental illness and suicide, and the voices of lived experience informs the work that we do. As an inclusive organisation we celebrate people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.