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Flying headspace takes off
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Flying headspace takes off

Working collaboratively with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), our headspace Port Augusta team initiated an innovative approach to provide a new mental health service for young people living in remote areas – Flying headspace. Flying headspace is now providing mental health support to those aged 12 to 25 and their families in remote locations...

Mental Health Week 2019
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Mental Health Week 2019

In celebration of Mental Health Week 2019, Country & Outback Health held networking breakfasts across all of our major sites for our invited guests and staff to get together in recognition of the valuable contribution that we all make to the mental health of our community.It was great to see local members of government, guest...

Community Achievement Awards
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Community Achievement Awards

Recently, we were advised that an anonymous member of the community has nominated Country & Outback Health for the 2019 South Australian Community Achievement Awards. Our nomination in the category of the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Community Health and Wellbeing Award, required us to provide detailed responses to several categories including; the contribution that we make to...

QIP Accreditation Awarded
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QIP Accreditation Awarded

Country & Outback Health were recently being assessed by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) and have now been awarded full accreditation against the following sets of Standards: • National Standards for Mental Health Services (NSMHS) • QIC Health and Community Services Standards (7th Edition) QIP accreditation supports organisations to reassure their clients and carers that their team is committed...

Port Augusta celebrates Mental Health Week
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Port Augusta celebrates Mental Health Week

Professionals in Port Augusta gathered for breakfast at Country & Outback Health on Thursday morning, October 11 to show their support for Mental Health Week. Like-minded workers in the field of mental health shared their knowledge, ideas and stories at the networking event to find new ways to care for the mind.

Ability Festival shines in the rain
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Ability Festival shines in the rain

Despite having to endure poor weather, the Ability Awareness Festival was held in Whyalla in October 2018. A big thanks to Sarah for all her work on the day. People were busy with ‘2 Minute Mindfulness’ via the Smiling Mind app, with plenty of people joining in and lots of comments on our tent set-up...