NT Mental Health Coalition held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 16th November at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin. The NTMHC 2022-2023 Annual Report was presented with comments from Anne Gawen as Chairperson, Dira Horne as Treasurer and Geoff Radford as CEO.
This was the first year that the NT Mental Health Coalition held a Mental Health Awards Ceremony for Central Australia. The event which took place on October 30th was opened by Traditional Owner Benedict Stevens at Alice Springs Desert Park. 45 people were in attendance as Alice Springs Town Council Mayor Matt Paterson handed out the awards.
NT Mental Health Coalition CEO Geoff Radford Sheds Light on Mental Wellbeing in Katie Woolf Interview
Geoff Radford, CEO of the NT Mental Health Coalition sheds light on what Territorians can do to look after their wellbeing in an interview with Katie Woolf during NT Mental Health Week.
“By talking with our mates we can help reduce the stigma associated with mental health,” Geoff says.
Mental Health Week is a chance to increase awareness and help to reduce the stigma associated with mental ill-health by simply talking about it and getting involved in Mental Health Week activities.
Learn more about this year’s theme Celebrating Our Strengths and find out what’s happening around the NT and how you can get involved.
NT Mental Health Coalition have written a submission responding to specific questions posed by the Australian Human Rights Commission on Youth Justice and Child Wellbeing Reform across Australia. Evidence from numerous reports and the NT Royal Commission is clear on factors that lead to overincarceration of youth, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in the Northern Territory.
Our CEO Geoff Radford spoke with Katie Woolf on Mix 104.9 radio about Mental Health Week 2022.