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New psychiatry support line available for GPs

New psychiatry support line available for GPs

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today joined five other PHNs to announce that ProCare Mental Health Services, a not-for-profit service provider, has been funded to operate a new psychiatry support line for GPs.

A positive step forward for mental health services in the region

A positive step forward for mental health services in the region

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) and Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) have developed a consultation draft Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan which is set to bring about positive change for local consumers, their families and carers.

Local mental health support services boosted for Tathra residents

Local mental health support services boosted for Tathra residents

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Senator Jim Molan, Liberal Senator for NSW, today announced that residents in Tathra and surrounding areas can now take advantage of increased mental health support services following the recent bushfires.

Consumer story: Integrated Recovery Services at Grand Pacific Health

Consumer story: Integrated Recovery Services at Grand Pacific Health

The Integrated Recovery Services program has been funded by COORDINARE to provide support services for people experiencing mental health and other health issues, in partnership with Grand Pacific Health (GPH).

Self-care and mental health resources for GPs and health practitioners

Self-care and mental health resources for GPs and health practitioners

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is encouraging all GPs and health practitioners to take care of their own physical, mental, emotional and social health and seek support when required.

Additional funding to assist residents of Tathra

Additional funding to assist residents of Tathra

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network joined with Senator Jim Molan, Patron Senator for Eden-Monaro, to announce $250,000 in Commonwealth funding for mental health support services for residents affected by the recent bushfires in Tathra.

Lead agencies announced for headspace Bega Valley and headspace Queanbeyan

Lead agencies announced for headspace Bega Valley and headspace Queanbeyan

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Senator John Williams, Duty Senator for Eden-Monaro today announced that Grand Pacific Health has been awarded the role of lead agency of headspace Bega Valley, and Marathon Health has been awarded the role of lead agency of headspace Queanbeyan.

'Next Steps' program provides peer support for people at risk of suicide

'Next Steps' program provides peer support for people at risk of suicide

'Next Steps' is a mental health program for people in Southern Eastern NSW run by Grand Pacific Health (GPH) and supported by funding from COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN.

Request for Proposals for a Psychiatry Support Line for GPs

Request for Proposals for a Psychiatry Support Line for GPs

Applications are open for qualified organisations to apply to operate a Psychiatry Support Line for GPs.

Introducing the 'Head to Health' digital gateway for all Australians

Introducing the 'Head to Health' digital gateway for all Australians

COORDINARE encourages general practices to use the Commonwealth’s mental health digital gateway, Head to Health.  

Listed on the gateway is THIS WAY UP: a digital provider of evidence-based online courses for anxiety and depression.

E-mental health courses available for GPs and general practice staff

E-mental health courses available for GPs and general practice staff

E-mental health courses available for GPs and general practice staff. GPs and general practice staff are invited to undertake e-mental health skills training via accredited modules aimed at giving health professionals confidence in prescribing evidence-based e-mental health resources.

Youth Aware of Mental Health program launches in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

Youth Aware of Mental Health program launches in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

Starting in February 2018, Year 9 school students across the Illawarra Shoalhaven will begin participating in the Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) program.

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN and the Black Dog Institute are seeking Expressions of Interest from general practices to utilise a new mental health screening and support package to better equip them with the skills and resources to identify and support people in distress, as this is seen to be one of the most promising interventions for reducing suicide.

Queanbeyan, Canberra and Bega Valley headspace seek lead agency

Queanbeyan, Canberra and Bega Valley headspace seek lead agency

South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network in partnership with ACT Primary Health Network has released a request for proposal to appoint lead agencies to roll out the youth mental health initiative headspace in the Queanbeyan, Canberra and Bega Valley regions.

Australia’s new digital mental health gateway, Head to Health, is now live

Australia’s new digital mental health gateway, Head to Health, is now live

Head to Health connects people to trusted online and phone mental health services appropriate for their individual needs.

Have your say on headspace Bega!

Have your say on headspace Bega!

The community from Bega Valley will have the opportunity to have their say on how the new headspace service can best meet the needs of local young people in the region during a consultation session to be held on 1 September.

Head to Health: Opportunities to provide feedback

Head to Health: Opportunities to provide feedback

Feedback is currently being sought on Head to Health prior to the public launch of the website in September 2017.

New headspace service announced for Bega

New headspace service announced for Bega

Young people in Bega and surrounding towns will benefit from access to vital mental health services and support following the announcement of a new headspace service in Bega.

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE has announced more than $4.3 million in funding for new mental health and suicide prevention services for people who live in South Eastern NSW.

headspace centre officially launches in Goulburn

headspace centre officially launches in Goulburn

headspace Goulburn was officially opened on Thursday 27 April, giving young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.