Get caught up on the latest mental health and disability news, including a new mental health advisory panel, Australia’s first National Suicide Prevention Plan, a public consultation on housing and homelessness, and helpful NDIS resources.
Wellways CEO Elizabeth Crowther, and our Wellways advocacy teams from Melbourne and Canberra, were recently in the ACT as part of Mental Health Australia’s Parliamentary Advocacy Day and to deliver the second Wellways community advocacy forum.
Have you used a Wellways service? If so, we want to hear from you! All past and present participants are invited to have their say in the YES (Your Experience of Service) survey. Your responses help us to enhance and shape our services so that they work for you.
Get caught up on the latest mental health and disability news, including NDIS updates, funding for alcohol and drug treatment services, LGBTI suicide prevention strategy, and mental health resources and opportunities.
"Her mental illness showed itself when she was 15. Her breast cancer diagnosis came when she was 35. She lived for three years after that, and we were with her when she died on the 8 October 2016." A deeply personal story about Karen's mental illness, by her mother Loraine.
The Wellways Partners in Recovery program in Frankston, in association with the South Eastern Primary Health Network, has taken the lead in developing a new website for the sharing of housing information.
This anniversary of the National Apology, Wellways will share the worldviews of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as part of our commitment to listening and learning what we can do to support people’s wellbeing.
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Listen to Brainwaves
Brainwaves airs on 3CR Community Radio each Wednesday from 5pm to 5.30pm. The program features topical information about mental health issues, interesting guests, heart-warming stories and some laughs as well.