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New videos to support people bereaved by suicide
The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative (the Collaborative) today launched a suite of 11 videos as part of a campaign supporting people who are bereaved by suicide. This includes two compilation videos entitled ‘What helped us get through' and ‘What would you say to someone recently bereaved?’.
COORDINARE Annual Report Card 2019/20
We are delighted to release our Annual Report Card which showcases the key achievements and highlights some of the work we have done together in 2019/20 to create positive change and improve the health and wellbeing within our region.
Free mental health coaching now available in South Eastern NSW
A free mental health coaching program developed by Beyond Blue is now available in South Eastern NSW. NewAccess, delivered in conjunction with Wellways and COORDINARE, is a six-session program offering practical advice on how to manage the pressures, worries and stresses of life.
COVID-19 Albion Park Testing Clinic to close
Given the lower COVID-19 case numbers and rates of community transmission in NSW and the region, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District will wind-up its COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Clinic on Wednesday 25 November 2020.
New drug and alcohol treatment service available
A new drug and alcohol withdrawal management and rehabilitation service is now available to assist people living in the Shoalhaven including Jervis Bay, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point.
Life After Bushfires: A new digital health resource from SANE
Last year's bushfire season was unprecedented, and there have been far-reaching mental health impacts for many people.
COORDINARE's new social prescribing co-design project
COORDINARE has recently commenced a co-design project to inform the development of an innovative ‘social prescribing’ model to improve support for people living with chronic conditions in our region.
Introducing the Capacity Help end of life care program
Capacity Help: Translating Public Health Palliative Care Concepts into Practice is a new project being funded by COORDINARE to demystify death, bereavement, and grief across the Southern Eastern NSW region and build community understanding about end of life.
Southern NSW LHD Intellectual Disability Mental Health Service
The Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) Intellectual Disability Mental Health Service (IDMHS) aims to improve mental health recovery outcomes for people experiencing an intellectual disability, by increasing the capacity and integration of associated services in the region.
Enhancing the health care of people with an intellectual disability
We are excited to share with you the progress in extending and enhancing the health care landscape of people with intellectual disability.
In 2010-11 the NSW Government funded the initial establishment of three pilot Specialist Intellectual Disability Health Teams (SIDHT) and the ACI Intellectual Disability Health Network.
Location announced for headspace Batemans Bay
Building works at the new headspace for the Batemans Bay region have commenced, with Relationships Australia joining COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Fiona Phillips MP, Member for Gilmore to announce the location of the centre at 1/11 Clyde Street, Batemans Bay.
NAIDOC Week 2020: Always Was, Always Will Be
NAIDOC Week is coming up on 8–15 November! This year's theme is 'Always Was, Always Will Be', recognising that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.
The impact of 2020 on young Australians - headspace day 2020
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation has revealed the serious impact 2020 is having on the wellbeing and mental health of young Australians.
Friendly Faces Helping Hands website launched
The ACI Rural Health Network announced the launch of a refreshed Friendly Faces Helping Hands website to acknowledge National Carers Week and the silent and unwavering commitment our carers contribute to the health and wellbeing of our communities each and every day.
Prioritising alcohol and other drugs
COORDINARE has developed and promoted several initiatives to help improve outcomes for people with a dependence on alcohol and other drugs.
Enhancements to the Australian Immunisation Register
Immunisation is an essential health service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health professionals must maintain routine immunisation services and ensure on-time vaccination according to the current recommended schedules.
Funding to support palliative and end of life care
COORDINARE has recently announced funding to support two initiatives for palliative and end of life care.
Let's talk about Hep C
With effective treatment available to manage Hepatitis B and cure Hepatitis C, primary care providers have a vital role in eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Australia. Primary care providers are being encouraged to continue to "find the missing millions".
Regional snapshot - perceived need for social prescribing
Did you know? COORDINARE recently sent out a poll to GP cluster leaders in our region to collect a snapshot of the perceived need for social prescribing.
Celebrating Mental Health Month 2020
October is Mental Health Month; a great time to pause and 'tune in' with yourself and others to see how you and your loved ones are feeling.