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Workshops tackle mental health treatment - 13th January 2020
The Blackdog Institute, with funding from SWSPHN, is holding free workshops for health professionals in South Western Sydney.
National website supports medical professionals’ health and wellbeing - 10th January 2020
A new national website has been launched offering a central coordination point to link doctors and medical students to a range of supports for their own health and wellbeing.
Help us reduce alarming incidence of men’s suicide - 9th January 2020
Did you know six out of the eight suicides per day in Australia are men? Or that male suicide increased by 41 per cent in the decade between 2006 and 2015?
New strength and balance classes designed for older people - 7th January 2020
Research shows that strength training can alleviate the effects of chronic conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis and heart disease, as well as improving body composition and enhancing mental wellbeing.
Information for residents of Wollondilly and Wingecarribee Shires

It is normal to have strong emotional and/or physical reactions following a distressing event, including natural disasters, such as bushfires. These reactions may be experienced if you were directly or indirectly exposed.
Almost everyone who experiences a distressing event will be emotionally affected, but not everyone will respond in the same way. Mental and Emotional Support for People Affected by Bushfires - 23rd December 2019
Information for residents of Wollondilly and Wingecarribee Shires It is normal to have strong emotional and/or physical reactions following a distressing event, including natural disasters, such as bushfires. These reactions may be experienced if you were directly or indirectly exposed. Almost everyone who experiences a distressing event will be emotionally affected, but not everyone will respond in the same way.
For more information download this document
You’re invited to free diabetes education - 19th December 2019
The National Diabetes Services Scheme is hosting free diabetes education across South Western Sydney.
Beat the heat over summer! - 13th December 2019
Heatwaves or long periods of extreme heat can have serious impacts on people's health. It’s important to plan ahead and be prepared this summer.
Recovery Point app puts support in your hands - 13th December 2019
If you’re looking for support, our Recovery Point mobile app puts mental health information in the palm of your hand.
Health professionals invited to join eating disorders and Medicare webinar - 12th December 2019
InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders is hosting the webinar, Eating Disorders and Medicare Webinar, on Tuesday, 28 January, 12pm to 1pm.
NSW GPs helping eliminate hepatitis C - 9th December 2019
NSW Health - Media Release NSW GPs are making a strong contribution to hepatitis C elimination according to the latest NSW Health Hepatitis Strategy Report.


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