The South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) is a Noongar Community Controlled Health Organisation, founded on the principles of self determination, empowerment and freedom of choice. This page provides the latest SWAMS update on its medical service delivery for the Noongar Community. Read more. Source: SWAMS https://www.swams.com.au/
As an international management consultancy working across Australia, Canada and the UK, this group partners with leaders to shape world businesses, empowered communities and effective governments to create a better future. This resource provides featured insights on a range of COVID-19 related issues including mental health and resilience, remote working and strengthening leadership. Read more. […]
The Commonwealth Government has released a $1.1 billion package, which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, Medicare assistance for people at home and emergency food relief. Media Release. Source: Prime Minister of Australia. Media Release. https://www.pm.gov.au/
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed by coronavirus (COVID-19), be reassured that this is a normal response. It’s important to go easy on yourself and take time for self-care. Looking after your mental health is as important as looking after your physical health.
Covid 19 information for Work places, work Health and Safety
The COVID-19 pandemic and new social distancing measures have resulted in more Australians staying indoors and limiting their normal daily routine. This is not an easy situation to manage, making it more important than ever to look after your mental health.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, please be reassured that the Department of Communities, Child Protection and Family Support division continues to respond to child protection concerns, 24 hours-a-day, seven days-per-week. At a time where children may be less visible within our community, it is important for us all to remain vigilant and report any concerns we may have for the more vulnerable members of our society to the appropriate authority.
Resources, information and support for looking after your mental health during times of adversity.
If you are looking for ways to look after your mental health, the below list of evidence-based tools and resources for you and your community with anxiety, stress and mental wellbeing to help settle the mind. Read More.
We have a number of new resources available which outline how we will continue to provide services to people in the community:
Covid-19 National Health Plan: Supporting the mental health of Australians through the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.
The stories and resources summarised below are made possible from friends and co-community builders from across the globe. Special thanks to the generosity of Jim Diers (Seattle, USA), Pippa Gauden (Mandurah, Western Australia), Emma Sherie (Granity, New Zealand) and Nick Maisey (Befriend, Western Australia). Go well, stay safe and keep inspiring, Peter Kenyon, Bank of I.D.E.A.S., www.bankofideas.com.au. Read more.
Head to Health COVID-19 support provides trusted information and digital supports to help support everyone’s mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page covers facts about the COVID-19 outbreak, tips for maintaining good mental health, information on how to access mental health services, information for parents, and how to keep older Australians safe and connected by helping them get established online.
Covid-19 Mental and physical health. Tips on copying with anxiety, financial worry, maintaining connections and isolation.
Staying connected is more important than ever. Information on mental health and how to stay connected in these times.
This website will be regularly updated with information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this time. And you can stay up-to-date by joining our email community.
The outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted people in varying ways on an international scale. It is understandable that during times like this, people may be feeling afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed by the constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding the spread of the virus. While it is important to stay informed, the following are some mental health and wellbeing tips and strategies to continue looking after ourselves and each other during these difficult times.