Stories

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Kylie's story28 Jan 2015

Two years ago, Kylie Smith hit rock bottom. She was experiencing postnatal depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and... more
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Nic's story27 Nov 2014

Nic Newling is a dedicated advocate for mental health and suicide prevention. He travels around the country speaking about... more
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Anna's story3 Oct 2014

"I act out and things get on my nerves. Why can't I do what I want to do?" Anna “Inside my house it’s Italia. Outside it’s... more
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Maia's story3 Oct 2014

"It's a disability blindness. People see one disability and they don't see anything else ... It's an error of thinking, and... more
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Donna Stanley's story3 Oct 2014

"There's always going to be a place for Aboriginal people. We bring a unique set of skills in terms of our cultural... more
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Anthony Mannix's story3 Oct 2014

Art and experience "It was all very, 'bring somebody in for six weeks, patch them up and send them out. And don't worry... more
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Alison Green's story3 Oct 2014

Responding to people's trauma "We've got a long way to go with engaging other multidisciplinary staff and staff who have... more
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Charles Thompson and Ben Robert's stories3 Oct 2014

A new approach to acute care "Staff accepted and understood that people should be seen in their home ... rather than seeing... more
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Leisa, Rohan and Monica's stories3 Oct 2014

The power of peer workers "All the literature suggests people become more well. In fact you'll have the most reliable,... more
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Eamonn Corvan and Peter Bryant's stories3 Oct 2014

Bringing services together "Because the GPs are managing more of the client's medical issues, we aren't getting as many... more

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