Tag: mental health

Services unite to help people through grief

Alocal collaboration between In Home Hospice Care and Lifeline South East SA has provided vital support for those in the Limestone Coast community coping...

KCA mill supports Blue Tree Project

The Kimberly-Clark Australia Millicent Mill has recently joined forces with the Blue Tree Project to pro-actively challenge the stigma surrounding mental health.
As part of...

Millicent minds make difference

The Wattle Range Suicide Prevention Network has again turned to an ever-reliable fundraising event. It stages one such activity each year with the 2024 fundraiser...

Tree project branches out

Afallen tree in the grounds of Millicent Hospital will be painted blue next month as a mental health gesture.
The aim of the Blue Tree...

Work mates build mental health support skills

Limestone Coast residents are being offered the opportunity to take part in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). MATES in Construction is bringing a two-day...

Youth support expands through Kids Helpline

With the start of a new school year looming, Kids Helpline has announced expansion of the Kids Helpline @ School program.
The helpline is operated...

Head to Health breaks down mental health support barriers

The first easily accessible Head to Health centre in country South Australia which is currently operational was officially launched in Mount Gambier on Friday. Head...

Headspace service expands

Mount Gambier’s headspace has expanded its existing walk-in service. The headspace Mount Gambier ‘talk-soon’ service is an update to the existing walk-in service which headspace...

Reach starts new journey

The Reach Foundation is embarking on a transformative journey to Mount Gambier this week to break the silence surrounding mental health concerns that are...

Farmers seek support as conditions worsen

Australian farmers are seeking mental health support at almost twice the rate they were seeking assistance last year, according to trusted rural charity, Rural...

Talks wipe out stigma

Port MacDonnell’s BayTown Group is helping locals ‘have the conversation’, with the assistance of the Grant District Council during Mental Health Awareness Month 2023...

Lights shine on mental health issues

Two Mount Gambier landmarks will be bathed in blue this week to recognise October being Mental Health Month. The Mount Gambier and District Suicide Prevention...

Golden approach for mental health

Mental Health Month kicks off this month with the national theme for 2023 of ‘We all have a role to play’. Whether it is taking...

Walking the walk for mental health

ALimestone Coast woman is walking 1200km to prove that living with mental health is not the end of the line. Charlotte Northam wants people to...

Mental health on minds of students

St Martins Lutheran College last week celebrated R U OK? Day, with students and staff encouraged to reach out to their friends and family...