New report shows mental health deteriorates in isolation, but in-community support and resilience helps to cope
A new report on a survey compiled by leading Australian mental health service providers shows COVID-19 has had an adverse impact on the mental health of those already experiencing issues relating to their mental health. However, the results also highlighted that access to in-community supports, existing skills and resilience helped to cope with isolation.
Carer Gateway celebrates its one-year anniversary on 6 April, marking twelve months since the introduction of the Australian Government funded support service providing dedicated carer services to Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers.
Communities in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will see an increase in delivery of support for Victorians with mental health with Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) appointing Wellways Australia to deliver additional psychosocial support services.
Four of Australia’s largest mental health and disability support providers, Flourish Australia, Neami National, One Door Mental Health and Wellways Australia have joined the campaign to raise the rate of JobSeeker and Youth Allowance.
The final report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System marks the first step in the much-needed reset of Victoria’s broken mental health system.
Eight of Australia’s leading for purpose, community managed mental health providers are calling for a delay to the decision by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to remove – almost immediately – support coordination funding from NDIS participants’ core supports budgets.
Wellways stands in support of the Djab Wurrung and First Nations people who are defending their country and cultural heritage outside of the Victorian town of Ararat right now.
Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers are well deserving of a national week of recognition.
October 10 is World Mental Health Day and Wellways Australia has once again thrown its support behind innovative public mental health awareness campaign, Stampede Stigma.