Top End Mental Health Consumers Organisation


Drop-In Centre for the Palmerston & Rural Areas

Newsletter April to June 2020

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Inside this issue

What’s on @ TEMHCO… 2
My Recovery Peer Facil… 3
We Want to hear from… 4
Online Meditation &… 4
Did You Know?… 5
You are not alone… 7
TEMHCO Open Day Exhib… 9
Music Therapy Classes… 10
In the News… 11
Computer Sessions/Boab… 12
Men’s & Women’s Groom… 13
Tapping for Wellbeing… 14
Self-Care… 15
Massage Therapy & Ref… 16
Farewell to Matt & Katie… 17
COVID-19 Masks… 18
COVID-19 Take home act… 19
TEMHCO Textiles Prog… 20
Jacana Sensory Blanket… 22
Jacana Men’s Workshop… 24
Outings… 25
Bunnings Donation… 26
COVID-19 Safety Plan… 27
Consumer Poems… 28
Consumer Artwork… 30
Lived Experience Network… 32
Facts about Self-Harm… 33
Word Puzzles… 34
Healthy Recipe… 40
Are you a member?… 42

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Our Mission

TEMHCO’s mission is to promote wellness in mental health through high quality, culturally appropriate and holistic programs and services that will help educate and support our members. We will provide an advocacy service so that our members voices can be heard and will continue to liaise with Government, community service and business agencies to breakdown stigma within our community.


We accept individuals into the service with honesty and respect for their mental illness.


We support individuals consistently through their mental health journey offering.


We provide therapeutic models that engage the individual with authenticity.


We believe that every individual mental health journey is important and respect the value of their experiences.

About Us

The Top End Mental Health Consumers Organisation Inc (TEMHCO) is a not-for-profit and charity organisation located in Palmerston. We provide a drop-in centre for people living with a mental illness and a place where our members can feel safe, build friendships and receive the help and support they need. read more

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86 Woodroffe Avenue

(c/- The Salvation Army Palmerston Corps)

Phone 0429 082 781

Open: Weekdays Mon, Wed to Fri 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Closed: Weekends and Tuesdays for outing activities

TOP END MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMER ORGANIZATION INC is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Mar 2019. It is covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 .

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