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Free suicide prevention training now available!

Free suicide prevention training now available!

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative today announced that an additional 1,000 free licenses are now available for suicide prevention training, thanks to a $10,000 funding boost.

Gain client referrals through national eating disorders helpline

Gain client referrals through national eating disorders helpline

Eating disorders affect more than 9% of Australians in their lifetime, and the rate is increasing. It's important for GPs and health professionals to understand how to treat this serious mental illness.

A digital health tool to help the helpers

A digital health tool to help the helpers

During Carers Week (October 14-20), we celebrate the important work done by carers across the country. They are often responsible for managing the healthcare needs of those they care for and are being encouraged to learn more about My Health Record, an online digital health summary which can help carers.

Batch numbers not required for compliance with PD2018_009

Batch numbers not required for compliance with PD2018_009

We have recently been advised of some confusion in regards to PD2018_009. 

Drought-related stress resources

Drought-related stress resources

With 99.9% of NSW experiencing drought, it is not uncommon for farmers and their families to experience significant levels of stress, with mental and physical health often forgotten.

What is a mental health peer worker?

What is a mental health peer worker?

A mental health peer worker is someone employed on the basis of their personal lived experience either of mental illness and recovery (consumer peer worker) or of supporting family or friends with mental illness (carer peer worker).

Share your feedback on the GP Psychiatry Support Line

Share your feedback on the GP Psychiatry Support Line

The GP Psychiatry Support Line is a free service exclusively for GPs working in six PHN catchment areas across NSW. It provides high quality specialist advice to help you manage the care of mental health consumers. 

Book your free screening mammogram this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Book your free screening mammogram this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a great time for women to put themselves first and encourage other women to do the same!

GP Clusters: mental health information evenings

GP Clusters: mental health information evenings

Over the winter, COORDINARE ran GP cluster workshops throughout our region on mental health services available locally and how GPs can refer to them.

Share the Journey with My Health Record

Share the Journey with My Health Record

My Health Record will soon help all Australians who choose to have a record and ‘Share the Journey’.