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GPs: join the Butterfly Foundation referral database
With additional Medicare support for eating disorders coming into effect on 1 November 2019, Butterfly Foundation is encouraging GPs to gain a better understanding of eating disorders, and to apply for inclusion on Butterfly Foundation's referral database.
PANDA Health Professional Line
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood.
Perinatal depression and anxiety (PNDA) awareness campaign
Antenatal depression or anxiety during pregnancy affects up to one in 10 women in Australia. Up to one in six women experience postnatal depression or anxiety, during the first year following childbirth.
Update on the StepCare Community of Practice (CoP)
The inaugural StepCare service Community of Practice (CoP) was held on Monday 27 May. 13 staff from five practices across our region met with staff from COORDINARE and the Black Dog Institute to discuss ideas and strategies around implementing the StepCare service.
Webinar for GPs: Mental Health and Depression in Older People
To assist GPs in managing the care of mental health consumers, the team of psychiatrists from the Psychiatry Support Line for GPs is producing a series of webinars.
Clevertar: meet your free digital mental health coach
If things in your life aren’t going as well as they could be, and you could use some support, help is just an app download away. Created by Flinders University, Clevertar is a new mental health coach designed for people who are experiencing stress or worry, or feeling overwhelmed.
Local residents urged to reach out… anytime!
A new initiative recently launched across South Eastern NSW is aimed at increasing awareness of support for mental health, or drug and alcohol concerns in the region.
Reminder that support services in Tathra and surrounds are still available
With the one-year anniversary of the Tathra District bushfires this week, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN issued a reminder, encouraging local residents to take advantage of the mental health support services which remain available.
New psychosocial support service for people with complex mental health needs
COORDINARE today announced $1. 5 million in funding until June 2021 for Flourish Australia to provide a new psychosocial support service for people in South Eastern NSW with severe and complex mental health needs who are not eligible for assistance through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
e-Mental Health in Practice training
In 2019, e-Mental Health in Practice training is available for mental health peer workers and practice nurses.