The MHAoD Snapshot is a bi-monthly newsletter produced by Gold Coast Primary Health Network that focuses primarily on the Mental Health and Alcohol & other Drugs sector. The MHAoD Snapshot contains information that is relevant for stakeholders, community organisations, the general public, allied health and healthcare professionals
Additional COVID 19 Recovery Service specifically for Older People, AOD Afterhours Treatment and Support, Engage, Assess, Respond to, and Support Suicidal People (EARS) presented by QCMHL, Question, Persuade, Refer Online training, Online Mental Health Training for GPs – Black Dog Institute and AIM’s online courses available for primary health care staff
Launch of the Joint Regional Plan for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drug Services in the Gold Coast region, headspace Upper Coomera officially opens, The Wesley Mission Queensland COVID-19 Recovery Service, Lifeline Australia expands text service with nib support during COVID-19, ‘Myths and Misconceptions’ – New anti-stigma video for workers, New website ‘WellMob’ supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Feedback wanted for trauma in practice research study, Australian Psychological Society resources available for supporting people living in RACFs, World Suicide Prevention Day 2020, Training options for community services and private practitioners on engaging with men who use domestic and family violence, GHB and its use as a recreational substance webinar.
Importance of COVID-19 testing, Service update – The Way Back Support Service and LOTUS Suicide Prevention Program, Changes to NPSt and CoS programs, New local service providers have commenced delivery of New Access services, Funding boost for headspace Southport, Summary of GCPHN funded services resource now available, Cultural Safety for Health Professionals web portal
Adaptability in uncertain times: Thank you to our service providers, COVID-19 psychological services in RACFs for residents, Expanded Access to Psychological Services Program, The importance of looking after existing health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Referrals open for Complex Needs Assessment Panel Drug and Alcohol 25+, Expanded Horizons Program Supporting LGBTIQAP+ Youth
Our new website has launched, Joint regional plan collaborative workshop with Gold Coast Health, Mental Health Support for Bushfire affected communities, Dear Mind launched by Queensland Government, Open Arms: Veterans and Families Counselling and Events.
Improving the health response for children and young people in care, strengthening health assessment response for children and young people, new funded service by headspace: Lighthouse, Painwise: turning pain into gain, Assessing NDIS for Psychosocial disability, Lived experience launch and events.
Planning for a compassionate and connected Gold Coast community, Mental health for residents affected by bushfires, World Suicide Prevention Day, Plus Social run by Primary & Community Care Services and events.
Joint Regional Plan Governance Structures established, work around suicide prevention, Transitioning from Partners in Recovery, My Health Record – Digital Health, Psychological Treatment for People with Mental Illness in RACFs, seeking your input in the Joint Regional Plan, Feedback on a Queensland Lived Experience Workforce Framework, Have your say: Head to Health and upcoming events.
HealthyGC webpage updates, Krurungal has a New Website!, Update – Partners in Recovery, Psychological Services Program, The Advance Project, Greater Choices for at Home Palliative Care, Enhanced Primary Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs), Psychological Treatment Services for People with Mental Illness in Residential Aged Care Facilities, Gold Coast regional plan to improve our mental health, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drugs system, Mild Mental Health – NewAccess Program and upcoming events.