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MIFSA LIFE MEMBER 2016

A surprised and delighted Maureen Lewis humbly accepted MIFSA Life Membership at this year's Annual General Meeting.Maureen has much experience with mental illness, and was living in Mount Gambier when her son was diagnosed with schizophrenia in the early 1990's. Frustrated by the lack of official public services and support, Maureen e...
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Volunteer for MIFSA

Volunteer Profile - Johno Jaensch "Volunteering gives me a sense of purpose and assists with my healing"With the contribution of dedicated volunteers, MIFSA is able to deliver and expand our full range of services while offering rewarding volunteering experiences in a safe and supportive environment. Johno Jaensch who volunteers his ti...
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​ We would like to share stories of discovery and growth from participants who enjoyed their camp experience, while increasing their confidence, capacity and self-esteem. "I was very excited to be able to go on this camp. I am 27 years old and have never been allowed to go on camp before, even when I was at school... It was great being able to...
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Bazinga Burlesque!

​Sadly, there are many people suffering with mental illness, who have little or no support. On Saturday 16 July at the Goodwood Institute, burlesque artists vied to represent South Australia in Miss Burlesque Australia. The competition allows performers to develop a brand and promote themselves at the same time as competing with their Australi...
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PEOPLE LIKE US ~ DARREN HUNT

I've lost a hold on reality, perhaps, a dozen times. While I've never been a danger to others, I have put my own life at risk. My scariest psychosis was when I was delusional and asked a friend to beat me up. That was the point my life began to unravel.My friend took me to the Emergency Department where security guards and nurses tackled me to the ...
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