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The Push Up Challenge
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The Push Up Challenge

headspace Whyalla has motivated Eyre Penisula locals to each complete 3,318 push-ups and raise $5638 for local mental health services as part of Australia’s largest mental health and fitness event, The Push-Up Challenge. The Push-Up Challenge, which took place over 25 days in June, saw in excess of 170,000 Australians of all ages and from...

Whyalla Pride March 2021
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Whyalla Pride March 2021

The steel city shone in the colours of the rainbow, as around 70 people gathered to participate in the Whyalla Pride March 2021. Organised by headspace Whyalla and coinciding with Pride Month, the march encouraged members of the LGBT community to celebrate their sexuality and be comfortable in their own skin. It was also an...

CEO Rolls up his sleeve
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CEO Rolls up his sleeve

Country & Outback Health CEO, Zieco Skeldon (pictured) received the first of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccination today, doing his part to help ensure the ongoing safety and reduce transmission potential within our communities. “We are incredibly fortunate in South Australia to have avoided significant periods or lockdown over the past 18 months” Mr...

Aboriginal Cultural Training
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Aboriginal Cultural Training

Country & Outback Health attended Aboriginal Cultural Sensitivity & Respect Training in Port Augusta recently. Funded by CSAPHN and facilitated by GPEx, the topics covered on the day included; Aboriginal social history, Factors and Influences on contemporary Aboriginal Australia, Pre and Post European contact & interaction with Aboriginal society, Impacts of Government policies, Historical deconstruction...

headspace Port Lincoln Opening
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headspace Port Lincoln Opening

10 September 2020 headspace Port Lincoln has today officially opened its doors to young people and their families in Port Lincoln and surrounding areas. The satellite service, led by Country & Outback Health, will provide mental health services and local partnerships with both Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health and West Coast Youth will provide access to...

Seat of Reflection workshop
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Seat of Reflection workshop

Recently, Kate Kemp-Turner from our My Life program attended a one-day workshop in Port Lincoln called “Seat of Reflection” art. Organised through the Suicide Prevention Network Lincoln Alive group, and supported by Port Lincoln Youth Hub and Bek from West Coast Youth and Community Support, attendees learned how to create mosaics from cutting tiles to...

Port Lincoln headspace open!
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Port Lincoln headspace open!

After many months and a great amount of work behind the scenes, we are finally able to announce that headspace Port Lincoln will be operational as of 1st July 2020! Confirmation from headspace National Centre Services was received yesterday, enabling us to commence services, with an official opening due later in the year. Co-located at...

Mental health in Roxby Downs
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Mental health in Roxby Downs

Meet Sarah, a mental health clinician for young people in Roxby Downs, South Australia, near our Olympic Dam operations. Working for Country and Outback Health, Sarah and the team were always busy supporting the community, but when mental health cases began to rise because of COVID-19, they needed extra support to meet the demand. Through...

Lived Experience Advisory Panel
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Lived Experience Advisory Panel

**APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED**Country and Outback Health is looking for members to join our Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP). Click HERE to view and download a PDF, or you can enquire via the email form below

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