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Tag: Mental health services

‘Finding connections’ strong mental health message

"We all have a role to play" - that was the message behind Uniting's inaugural Mental Health Day at Dixon Park on Friday.

Record numbers of parents calling for help

Parenting group record 51% increase in calls to its national helpline - commending parents for seeking support. 

Campaign encourages community connection

A new recruitment campaign is calling on people in the Hunter to step up and help build a suicide safe community.   National charity Lifeline launched the movement today to encourage residents to...

Pulling an important topic out of the shadows

An awareness campaign this Thursday will shine a light on an issue that often lies in the shadows. National charity Lifeline is urging the community to take to the streets at sunrise to...

Musician urges community to check in on their mates

Jacob Ridgeway believes one simple question could help save a life. The Newcastle-based musician and R U OK? ambassador is urging the community to check in on their mates during the annual event...

Project to address inequity around mental health

Poor nutrition and inadequate physical activity are two risk factors linked to premature death for people with a mental health condition. A three-year project, led by Professor Jenny Bowman from the University of...
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