On 13 December, My Ability Care launched another initiative “The Mindset Project” in Sydney. My Ability Care is a vibrant and committed new service, spanning over 20 years of combined experience in the disability sector. Their services are holistic in nature and cater to everyone’s needs.
The objective of the project is to bring mental health awareness as a social priority and to a new level in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)communities.
The launch of the Mindset Project with Mr. Maywand Hanifi, the CEO of My Ability Care opening the ceremony. Ms. Nasreen Hanifi, introduced both the Mindset Project and My Ability Care to the audience. Ms. Hanifi is a qualified trained and practicing psychologist and current president of Mission of Hope,
Ms. Amani Haydar, the author of “The Mother Wound”, spoke of trauma and her experience of domestic violence that led her to write a book on her mum. Ms. Jayme Richardson, the Australian Paralympic cyclist, and elite para-cycling female athlete of the year 2014 spoke about mental health and high performance, her experience, and journey.
There were video presentations on “suicide, breaking the taboo” and “let’s talk about suicide”. These videos show how support make difference in the life of those having mental health and challenges. Young guest speaker, Ms. Anhar Kareem talked about mental health and young people. In the panel discussion speakers addressed other related topics raised and engaged with the audience.
Ms. Mariam Latifi hosted and was master of ceremonies for the program. Ms. Latifi loves to educate and has a passion to teach young children. She authored a book called “A to Z of Mini Muslims”. She runs the website “Gift of Knowledge.