Conversations can make a difference

During this week on World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) and R U OK? Day (12 September) we’re reminded to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember that every day of the year we should support people who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.

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Debbie Angel
Results from mental health services review

MPHN has been undertaking a review of our mental health stepped care model to help to inform how we commission mental health services in the future and many people from across our region have provided feedback on their experience accessing mental health services we fund.

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Debbie Angel
CEO update

We have had a busy couple of months since my last update, since then we have launched and progressed valuable resources, programs and projects.

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Debbie Angel
Harnessing the power of story

Today, Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) launched its Tell it Well series of stories from people living in the region about their experiences with mental health, wellbeing and drought in an effort to support others by letting them know they are not alone on their journey.

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Monica McInnes
West Wyalong community health needs sought

People of West Wyalong and its surrounding communities can share their stories and experiences about their health and local health services, with feedback cards available from the hospital, pharmacy, local council office and library, as well as at the Bust the Dust event on Saturday 29 June 2019.

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Monica McInnes
Taking the pulse on communities’ needs

After completing an extensive health needs assessment across the Murrumbidgee region, MPHN has released its latest findings; identifying priorities for the region and individual Local Government Areas (LGAs) where efforts should be concentrated to address key issues and healthcare needs.

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Debbie Angel
More than $550,000 delivered for mental health support in communities

Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) has delivered at least $564,000 in community grants for various activities in local communities to support the mental health and wellbeing of those affected by drought.

MPHN CEO Melissa Neal said these activities have helped reach more than 10,600 people across the region since the Murrumbidgee Community Grants were launched in December last year.

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Monica McInnes
CEO update

It’s hard to believe we have almost reached the halfway mark of 2019! On reflection, there’s much we have achieved and plenty more to progress for the rest of the year.

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Debbie Angel