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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
Head to Health connects people to trusted online and phone mental health services appropriate for their individual needs.
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
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
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 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 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.
headspace Centre now open in Goulburn
headspace Goulburn centre is now open, giving young people aged 12 to 25 from the Goulburn area access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services.
Worrigee Medical Centre gains grant to enhance services and support for people with mental illness
Worrigee Medical Centre has been successful in applying for a government grant to enhance the services and support they provide to people living with mental health conditions in the Nowra region.
Mental health forum: Putting consumers and carers at centre of mental health reform
Those with lived experience of mental illness, carers and their family members are encouraged to attend and contribute their knowledge, experiences and ideas to the Consumer and Carer Forum.
Upcoming co-design workshops for mental health and suicide prevention in our region
COORDINARE is calling on local consumers, carers and service providers to have their say in a series of co-design workshops.
Regional strategy and stepped care model for mental health and suicide prevention
COORDINARE is currently in the process of developing a Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy.
New report released on mental health services
More than two million Australians got help for mental health issues through Medicare last year, attending nearly 10 million appointments.
Mental health reforms announced
The Federal Government has released its response to the National Mental Health Commission's Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services.
October is Mental Health Month
Mental Health Month aims to raise awareness about mental health issues.
Mental health report: Care after a suicide attempt
A national study, Care After A Suicide Attempt (CAASA), shows one third of people presenting to hospital following a suicide attempt will receive no mental health follow-up. Every year around 60,000 people make a suicide attempt.
Youth mental health report released
A confronting picture around teenage depression, self-harm and suicide has been painted by the largest ever national survey of youth mental health of its kind in Australian history.