Competitions & Events

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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MHCSA Announces BPD Grants Program

Thanks to the Borderline Personality Disorder Collaborative (BPD Co), the MHCSA have been funded to allocate small grants of between $500 and $2000 to support promotional activities during the first week of October for BPD Awareness Week (1-7). How could $2000 help your event? They’re particularly interested in activities for or by: Young people aged…

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2021 mindshare Awards Open!

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition open to South Australians with lived experience of mental illness. It is an opportunity for writers to share their stories, showcase their skills, discover new creative communities, and connect with industry professionals. The prize pool includes four year-long Writers SA memberships for the category winners,…

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Review: AdMental 2021

Like an ouroboros type beast, advertising is infinite in its feedback loop between consumer and creator. So, in an age where mental health awareness is becoming a more pressing topic, how do we “sell” mental health, especially to young people? This is what local Adelaide event AdMental plans to uncover. Now in its fourth year,…

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