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Supporting Community Wellbeing in Mackay

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Mantra Mackay

Mulherin Drive

Mackay, QLD 4740

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This event is an opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate for improved Community Wellbeing in Mackay.

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Speakers will include:

Jennifer Black , QAMH - CEO

Will present information about the QAMH strategic direction and current work being undertaken.

Reannen Ryles, Neami National - Clinical Lead/ Clinical Support Coordinator

Connect to Wellbeing provides streamlined access to mental health services for people in northern Queensland. Following a ‘no wrong door’ approach, Connect to Wellbeing provides a single point of entry to psychological services, while also supports people to access and engage with agencies and programs within their community and beyond. Connect to Wellbeing aims to connect people with ‘the right service at the right time’.

Stephanie Naunton, Wellways -Coordinator of Community Engagement & Volunteers

If you support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental health condition, chronic health condition, terminal illness, or is frail aged you can access free supports via Carer Gateway. It is a national support service funded by the Australian Government.

Gayle Clifford - Mind Australia - Service Manager Mackay SUSD/IRSP & GBRSP, Sub Acute Resi QLD

The Crisis Support Space started in Mackay in December 2020 and is staffed by one clinician and 2 Mind peer workers per shift. Mind has a large contingent of lived experience peer workers and have peer workers in all 4 Mind services (Mackay Step Up Step Down Service, Mackay Individual Recovery Support Program, Mackay Group based Peer Recovery Support Program and Crisis Support Space (or The Space)) in Mackay. Mind have a very strong framework for peer workers and this has been extremely valuable to have been a part of encouraging the peer workers in their services.

Stacy Irwin, selectability - Care Navigator – Mental Health Hub & Horizon Clubhouse (Mackay)

What does recovery mean in mental health?

Psychosocial supports – what does this mean?

selectability psychosocial programs overview – including the Mental Health Hub, Horizon Clubhouse and Bike Shed

Benefits of psychosocial support options with a focus on resilience.

Register now to secure your place.

For further information please contact Sarah Childs - 07 3394 8480 or members@qamh.org.au

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