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Connect for Kids: child telehealth service in Southern NSW and the Shoalhaven

Connect for Kids: child telehealth service in Southern NSW and the Shoalhaven

Connect for Kids is a free service for children aged 0-15 years with mild to moderate mental health needs. It is delivered by psychologists via videolink and available throughout Southern NSW as well as in the Shoalhaven.

New Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) eLearning education modules available

New Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) eLearning education modules available

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that can record vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. This includes all vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program, vaccines provided under state and territory vaccination programs and most privately funded vaccines, including influenza and travel vaccines.

You’re invited to share your thoughts on new Psychosocial Support Services

You’re invited to share your thoughts on new Psychosocial Support Services

COORDINARE has received funding from the Department of Health to develop and commission new Psychosocial Support Services for people with severe mental illness who are not eligible for the NDIS.

Suicide Prevention Collaborative to celebrate achievements

Suicide Prevention Collaborative to celebrate achievements

Twelve months on from the launch of the Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan initiative, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative will hold a celebration event in Kiama on Thursday 13 September.

Introducing the GP Support Program

Introducing the GP Support Program

From time to time issues arise in our lives that cause concern. They can lead to sleepless nights, an inability to stay focused, feeling down generally and a sense that we have no control.

Crisis support services – just a call or click away!

Crisis support services – just a call or click away!

We all have good days and bad days. But for some, those bad days can mount up to a crisis point and you feel like life is no longer worth living.

'Start Talking' with free psychological services for new parents

'Start Talking' with free psychological services for new parents

Do you know an expectant or new parent in Southern NSW who might need of psychological support?

Gidget Foundation Australia is offering free psychological and emotional support for expectant new parents via telehealth.

Virtual Psychologist for farmers and their families

Virtual Psychologist for farmers and their families

Do you have patients who are farmers affected by drought? 

It is well recognised that farming is a physically and psychologically-demanding occupation. In Australia, farming is now characterised by high rates of stress, injury and suicide.

GP  Psychiatry Support Line has 500 users and counting!

GP  Psychiatry Support Line has 500 users and counting!

The GP Psychiatry Support Line is a free service for GPs aimed at helping them manage the care of their mental health consumers.  Since its launch on 2 July 2018, the response has been overwhelmingly positive, with more than 500 registrations.

Improvement in paediatric referral process at South East Regional Hospital

Improvement in paediatric referral process at South East Regional Hospital

Dr Duncan MacKinnon, COORDINARE's GP Liaison Officer (GPLO) for Bega Valley, has been working with local GPs and hospital teams to improve communication and processes between primary care and the health service.