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Strong Foundations supporting local Aboriginal families

Strong Foundations supporting local Aboriginal families

Supported by COORDINARE, the Koori Kids Wellbeing program, Strong Foundations, is an early intervention program that provides culturally appropriate mental health and wellbeing support and education to Aboriginal children and their families. The program aims to promote help-seeking behaviour and help students build resilience.

Boosting headspace services for young people in Batemans Bay and Bega

Boosting headspace services for young people in Batemans Bay and Bega

headspace services in Batemans Bay and Bega will benefit from more than $2 million in funding over three years from the Federal Government to help reduce wait times and increase access to vital services for young people on the South Coast.

Health Professionals invited to provide consultation on Initial Assessment and Referral Tool

Health Professionals invited to provide consultation on Initial Assessment and Referral Tool

The Primary Health Network (PHN) regional mental health planning and commissioning of services is founded upon a stepped care approach. In a stepped care approach, a person presenting to the health system is matched to the least intensive level of care that most suits their current treatment need.

headspace Nowra celebrates its new premises

headspace Nowra celebrates its new premises

headspace Nowra will celebrate the relocation to its new premises in Nowra today, Thursday 5 May. Since 2012, headspace Nowra has been providing young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.

New funding to improve community resilience and wellbeing

New funding to improve community resilience and wellbeing

People experiencing mental ill-health will benefit from new funding available to local community organisations who can provide group-based activities that promote community resilience and enhance community wellbeing.

Mental health program offers community-based support across South Eastern NSW region

Mental health program offers community-based support across South Eastern NSW region

People experiencing mental ill-health will benefit from increased access to community-based support, thanks to renewed funding made available by COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN.

headspace Yass Satellite Service commences

headspace Yass Satellite Service commences

Local young people now have access to more health and wellbeing support with a new headspace satellite service recently opening its doors in Crago Street, Yass.

Partnership brings mental health support to regional communities

Partnership brings mental health support to regional communities

The OzHelp Foundation (“OzHelp”), a leading suicide prevention organisation, with the support of COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, is providing mental health support to regional communities through agricultural shows.

Be Kind to Your Mind this Holiday Time

Be Kind to Your Mind this Holiday Time

As we emerge from lockdown, residents of the Illawarra Shoalhaven are being encouraged to give the gift of kindness this holiday season – to themselves and each other.

Where to go for local support over the holiday season

Where to go for local support over the holiday season

If you need additional help or support this holiday season, you are not alone. Local support services are available over the Christmas and New Year period.

New multicultural wellbeing campaign encourages community to stay connected

New multicultural wellbeing campaign encourages community to stay connected

A new Multicultural Community Wellbeing Campaign urges all young people, their families and friends in NSW to “stay connected” and, if needed, seek mental health support from the new Australian Government-funded mental health service, Head to Health.

You've checked in, but have you checked your mental health?

You've checked in, but have you checked your mental health?

As NSW celebrates surpassing 90% double-dose vaccination rates, a core group of Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are working together to ensure community members' ongoing physical and mental health remains a priority.

Head to Health Pop Up to support people in South Eastern NSW during the pandemic

Head to Health Pop Up to support people in South Eastern NSW during the pandemic

A Head to Health Pop Up service is now available to support the mental health of people of all ages in South Eastern NSW, struggling during the extended lockdown.

Locals urged to reach out… anytime!

Locals urged to reach out… anytime!

An initiative to increase awareness of the support available for mental health, or drug and alcohol concerns in South Eastern NSW was recently launched by COORDINARE, in partnership with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, and Southern NSW Local Health District, as we work together across the region to keep our…

Roadmap to embed people with lived experience of mental illness in local services

Roadmap to embed people with lived experience of mental illness in local services

Today marks the launch of the Mental Health Lived Experience (Peer) Work Framework to ensure people with experience of mental illness continue to shape and deliver the district’s mental health services.

headspace Yass a Step Closer

headspace Yass a Step Closer

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Kristy McBain MP, Member for Eden-Monaro, today announced that a site has been secured to establish the new headspace satellite service in Yass and confirmed that the service is scheduled to open this year.

Support is available following recent floods

Support is available following recent floods

With communities across South Eastern NSW impacted by recent flooding, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is reminding residents there’s a range of services and supports available during this challenging time.

headspace centre to officially open in Batemans Bay

headspace centre to officially open in Batemans Bay

headspace Batemans Bay celebrated its official opening on Thursday 22 April. Since mid-January, headspace Batemans Bay has been providing young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.

NewAccess: a new low intensity mental health service

NewAccess: a new low intensity mental health service

New Access is a structured, six-session program designed by Beyond Blue to help people manage stress and cope with emerging mental health issues. Service staff are specially trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, guiding people through a proven, evidence-based program.

Boost to regional mental health services for older people

Boost to regional mental health services for older people

An exciting new service providing mental health education and support for older people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Summer bushfires is now available across South Eastern NSW.