Schizophrenia Awareness Week 

May 19th - May 26th 2019 

Each year MIFA(NT), together with Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia and the Fellowships around the nation, host Schizophrenia Awareness Week.. The week aims to:
  • Raise community awareness of Schizophrenia and other mental illnesses
  • Raise community awareness about the impact of mental illness on families/ carers
  • Foster hopefulness and confidence
  • Encourage understanding and acceptance and encourage people experiencing mental health issues to seek help.

We do this through a range of activities and events across the NT. Help us to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.

  • Monday 20 May: Official launch of SAW
        Raintree Park Event - Mental Health Information Stalls
        and much more.
        Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm     

  • Tuesday 21 May: Information stalls and entertainment in Alice Springs
        Where: Chruch lawns, Todd St mall
        When: 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Tuesday 22 May: Cool Program
        Lunch and Territory Wildlife Park 
        Where: Meet at miPlace centre (2/273 Bagot Rd, Coconut Grove)
        When: From 10:00am

  • Wednesday 22 May: MiPlace Open Day & Art Exhibition
        Where: miPlace centre 
        When: 9:30am - 1:00pm

  • Wednesday 22 May: Carers Event - Darwin Sunset Cruise 
        Time: Departs : 5:30pm - Returns - 7:30pm
        Where: Stokes Hill Wharf - Dock 2

  • Thursday 23 May: Carers Event - Support Luncheon 
        Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
       Where: MIFA(NT) Office

  • Friday 24 May: BBQ at miPlace centre 
        Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm                                                                               

Call us on 1800 985 944 for more information or Like our Facebook page for all of the details. 

Schizophrenia Fact Sheet



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. 


Image credit to Louise Denton Photography


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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