Competitions & Events

mindshare Award Winners Announced

On Thursday night at Poetry Prescribed the four winners of the 2021 mindshare Awards were announced by mindshare’s Online Editor Anna Jeavons and Writers SA Director Jessica Alice! We would like to congratulate the following writers for their outstanding work:   Unpublished Emerging Poets Billie Yarrow for Self Portrait in the Time of Disaster : After…

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Reflection: mindshare Exhibition 2021

During October, as part of Australia’s mental health month, mindshare welcomes the public to exhibitions across the city of Adelaide showcasing visual works by local artists living with mental health challenges. In 2021, the exhibition includes profound and personal works from Life Without Barriers’ Living Arts program, Neami National’s Neami Arts and fourteen practicing artists…

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Award-winning MC announced for Poetry Prescribed 2021

mindshare and the MHCSA are so excited to announce our MC for Poetry Prescribed in 2021 – the ever-inspiring Manal Younus. Manal is a storyteller who believes that language and stories are the very fabric of our existence. Originally from Eritrea now based on Kaurna Country in South Australia, Manal uses her writing and performance…

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The 2021 mindshare Exhibition Is Live Across Adelaide City

A huge thank you to Adelaide City Libraries and North Adelaide Community Centre for supporting this year’s mindshare exhibition. We’re able to showcase a huge range of works in 2021, and reach so many more community members, which helps us start and build on important conversations this Mental Health Awareness Month. Lived Experience is so important in leading…

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mindshare Awards Shortlisters Announced

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition presented by mindshare, the Mental Health Coalition of SA, Writers SA and Access2Arts. The competition is an opportunity for South Australian writers with lived experience of mental illness to share their stories, showcase their skills, discover new creative communities, and connect with industry professionals. Thank you deeply to everyone who submitted…

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Volunteer for Mental Health Month!

Are you passionate about mental health awareness? Do you enjoy building, creating and participating? The MHCSA is looking for an enthusiastic lineup of all rounder volunteers to help us put together Mental Health Awareness Month this October. About the program: Mental Health Awareness Month is a series of events, campaigns and activities put together with the…

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