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Free mental health coaching now available in South Eastern NSW
A free mental health coaching program developed by Beyond Blue is now available in South Eastern NSW.
COVID-19 Albion Park Testing Clinic to close
Given the lower COVID-19 case numbers and rates of community transmission in NSW and the region, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District will wind-up its COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Clinic on Wednesday 25 November 2020.
New drug and alcohol treatment service available
A new drug and alcohol withdrawal management and rehabilitation service is now available to assist people living in the Shoalhaven including Jervis Bay, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point.
Life After Bushfires: A new digital health resource from SANE
Last year's bushfire season was unprecedented, and there have been far-reaching mental health impacts for many people.
COORDINARE's new social prescribing co-design project
COORDINARE has recently commenced a co-design project to inform the development of an innovative ‘social prescribing’ model to improve support for people living with chronic conditions in our region.
Introducing the Capacity Help end of life care program
Capacity Help: Translating Public Health Palliative Care Concepts into Practice is a new project being funded by COORDINARE to demystify death, bereavement, and grief across the Southern Eastern NSW region and build community understanding about end of life.
Location announced for headspace Batemans Bay
Building works at the new headspace for the Batemans Bay region have commenced, with Relationships Australia joining COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Fiona Phillips MP, Member for Gilmore to announce the location of the centre at 1/11 Clyde Street, Batemans Bay.
NAIDOC Week 2020: Always Was, Always Will Be
NAIDOC Week is coming up on 8–15 November! This year's theme is 'Always Was, Always Will Be', recognising that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.
The impact of 2020 on young Australians - headspace day 2020
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation has revealed the serious impact 2020 is having on the wellbeing and mental health of young Australians.
Friendly Faces Helping Hands website launched
The ACI Rural Health Network announced the launch of a refreshed Friendly Faces Helping Hands website to acknowledge National Carers Week and the silent and unwavering commitment our carers contribute to the health and wellbeing of our communities each and every day.
Prioritising alcohol and other drugs
COORDINARE has developed and promoted several initiatives to help improve outcomes for people with a dependence on alcohol and other drugs.
Celebrating Mental Health Month 2020
October is Mental Health Month; a great time to pause and 'tune in' with yourself and others to see how you and your loved ones are feeling.
Get COVID tested and join the #swabmob
Join the #swabmob – that’s the key message of a new campaign launched by COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN this week to encourage more young people to get tested if they have COVID-19 symptoms.
Funding open for Round 2 of Bushfire Recovery Grants
Applications are now open for Round 2 of COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN’s Bushfire Recovery Grants. The grants aim to assist local communities in strengthening social connectedness, emotional wellbeing, recovery and healing from the 2019/2020 bushfires in the Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.
Phoenix Australia Bushfire Support Training
As part of the Australian Government’s Mental Health Support for Bushfire Affected Australians package, Phoenix Australia will be offering training for frontline workers to better support community members affected by the 2019/20 bushfires.
What our Friends of COORDINARE told us about telehealth
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a rise in telehealth consultations between community members and health professionals. In July, we launched a telehealth survey to understand people’s experiences of accessing telehealth via phone and / or video, and whether you would like to see telehealth continue beyond COVID-19.
Local events planned to mark R U OK? Day
This Thursday 10 September is R U OK? Day – a national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs.
Join the virtual ‘Out of the Shadows’ walk!
This World Suicide Prevention Day – Thursday 10 September – Lifeline South Coast is inviting people to join in a virtual ‘Out of the Shadows’ walk and take a moment of reflection in their virtual garden.
Let's celebrate LGBTIQ+ young Australians on Wear It Purple Day (and every day!)
Wear It Purple Day is coming up on 28 August! This year's theme is 'We are the change'. Whether you're a health professional, community member, LGBTIQ+ person or ally, we can all play our part in supporting and celebrating LGBTIQ+ young Australians.
Expression of Interest – Evaluation of HealthPathways during the bushfires and COVID-19
COORDINARE together with Capital Health Network (ACT PHN) is seeking feedback from GPs, practice nurses and practice managers on how HealthPathways supported you during disaster and pandemic planning and response.