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Fresh Changes for our Community Forums!

At Skylight we believe in the importance of providing the local community with opportunities to learn and increase understanding of a range of matters related to mental health. To ensure we continue to do this we have developed a new series of community forums which will provide you with the knowledge and insight into a variety mental health topics...
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Building on the MIFSA legacy

We are thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter in the history of the Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia. Welcome to Skylight Mental Health, the new name for MIFSA.At Skylight it is participants and staff who work together to bring warmth, hope and light. We honour the courage to face the darkness and challenges wh...
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A new name for a new era

For over three decades, MIFSA has proudly provided services and support for people with mental illness, their families and friends. Our rich history includes the merger of two organisations and name changes that include the Schizophrenia Fellowship of South Australia, Self-Help (MDP), Mood Disorders Association and for the past 15 years the Mental ...
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VOLUNTEERS HELP US ALL TO GROW!

It is said that the more we give, the happier we feel. This comment is perfectly suited to Sally.Sally offered MIFSA her time and talents as a Fund Development Team member. Sally gained valuable experience and confidence in her volunteer role at MIFSA which lead to paid employment with a not-for-profit organisation interstate. Congratulations Sally...
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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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