mindshare – your online Mental Health Community.
“Mental illness can be a long and lonely journey and the pathway to recovery is different for each individual. mindshare is a place for people to talk about their lives, issues, and experiences while enriching others with knowledge of their personal experience. Each of us is special, we all have a personal story to tell and mindshare allows us all to shine.” – Steve Clark.
On mindshare you will find artwork, short stories, poetry, photography, original music recordings, mini documentaries, digital stories and blogs submitted by people with lived experience of a mental health problem or illness, as well as their carers, sector workers and friends.
You will also find information from the sector both political and current, information on services and how to gain access to assistance for those in need.
mindshare is managed by Louise Pascale and Nina Pearce for the Mental Health Coalition of SA and houses thoughts, views and expressions from a wide range of consumers and sector workers.
The Mental Health Coalition of SA does not share nor endorse any of these views and is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in the work presented on the site. You can read our editorial guidelines here.
mindshare relies on the contributions of the mental health sector including organisations, mental health workers, arts practitioners, carers, family members or those living with a mental health issue.
It is their stories that provides an always changing landscape and we are keen to hear from anyone passionate about mental health. To find out more about how you can become a member of our community go to Get Involved.
Photographic image “Port Noarlunga” by Stephen West
The mindshare vision
mindshare is an on-line mental health community that provides a voice for those with a lived experience of a mental health illness, their families, carers and sector workers.
a) To seek and promote the creative work of consumers, sector workers, carers, families and friends from the mental health sector or from the general public as content for both the Conexoz Magazine (UCWPA) and the mindshare web site (MHCSA). Therefore providing a voice for people with a lived experience of mental illness in the public sphere.
b) To involve people with a lived experience of mental illness in the production of content for both Conexoz and mindshare with the aim of enabling participation in the process with the secondary outcome of the development of skills and capacity.
c) To foster a creative dialogue between people with lived experience of mental illness and the wider community with the aim of combating stigma and increasing awareness through storytelling. Enabling a change of perception in communities.
We hope you enjoy mindshare.
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