RAMHP – Let’s Talk podcasts

August 13th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King

Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) has an excellent podcast series called Let’s Talk. Produced by journalist Kia Handley its all about mental health issues in rural and regional Australia.



Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Service, SHaWS

November 13th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

What is SHaWS? The Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Service (SHaWS) is a primary health, mental health, Aboriginal health, drug and alcohol treatment and support service working in collaboration with Katungul Aboriginal Medicial Service, and Grand Pacific Health and a number of medical practices on the Sapphire Coast. SHaWS offers free, non-judgemental and respectful services including: […]



Lived Experience, Ryan D’Lima

September 12th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Lived Experience. People with a lived experience of disability, social challenges, suicide, mental health issues, and their families and carers, hold unique insights into how services can best respond to the mental health and other needs of their clients. In relation to suicide, ‘Lived Experience’ refers to people who have been impacted by suicide, including […]



NSW Police Role in Acute Mental Health-Related Situations

September 12th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Presentation by Detective-Sergeant Justin Marks, NSW Police on Police Role in Acute Mental Health-Related Situations. At the August 13th meeting, Justin gave an informative overview of the police role in this region and shared some valuable insights into how our police seek to maintain the safety of distressed people and help ensure they receive the […]



Being Supported

September 1st, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

What is BEING Supported? BEING Supported – Mental Health Peer Support Line is a warm line service staffed by trained and experienced Peer Support Specialists all with their own lived experience of mental health issues. If you are feeling isolated, lonely, depressed and/or anxious or simply want someone to talk to, we are here to […]



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