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New tool improves mental health screening

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

Federal Government funding has enabled ten general practices across the Central Queensland, Wide Bay and the Sunshine Coast to roll out StepCare, an innovative digital screening and treatment service for common mental health conditions. Federal Member for Fairfax, Mr Ted O’Brien said the service, funded by Central Queensland, Wide Bay, …

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New tool points the way to better mental health

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

Black Dog Institute has released a new version of a free online self-help program for people with mild to moderate depression, anxiety and stress. myCompass offers individuals fourteen interactive learning Activities and a lifestyle Tracking feature. This helps users better understand themselves and learn strategies to improve their mental health. …

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New suicide prevention training for GPs to be held in Gympie

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN have been announced as one of the twelve National Suicide Prevention Trial sites, bringing significant resources, activity and funding to areas of need in the region. The trial will utilise the Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan model which is a systems-based approach to the …