Training & Education

MIFA(NT) provides a range of training and education throughout the year as identified by participants needs and sector trends. Our educational programs raise awareness about issues affecting people with a mental illness and our training programs offer an opportunity for participants to expand their knowledge and increase their skills.

Tobacco Free

Our Tobacco Free program provides a friendly and supportive group environment where you can learn more about how to quit or cut back your smoking. The program is for smokers who have a mental illness and want to quit or cut back, or are just thinking about working on their smoking. Each week different topics are discussed about smoking and how to quit or cut down and the group provides support and encouragement.

Mind Body Life Recipes for Life is a program that aims to help people living with a mental illness to achieve a healthier lifestyle by getting a better understanding of food, nutrition, cooking, health meals at home and overall well being. For more information about the above educational programs, please call or email the office. Program dates and times are available on the Mi Place Calendar. 

Remind Assisting Families

The Assisting Families Mental Health Training program is a series of modules whereby each module focuses on a specific topic relating to mental health including Assisting with Depression, Assisting with Psychosis, Assisting with Difficult Times and Emotions, Assisting with Mental Illness and the Justice System.

Each module is delivered over a 3 hour session by trained facilitators and carers can choose to attend which sessions are appropriate to their needs.

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Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (NT), MIFA(NT) is a non-government organisation providing services for people living with a mental illness and their carer’s and families. 


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2/273 Bagot Rd,
Coconut Grove, NT 0810

PO Box 40556,
Casuarina NT 0811

P: (08) 8948 1051
Freecall: 1800 985 944 
F: (08) 8948 2473   

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