Mental health first aid 

Event. Mental Health Carers Tasmania will provide mental health first aid training in Circular Head later this month.  The free event, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, will allow participants to learn how to support those who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.  The Mental Health First …

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Mental health, drug focus

Education.Mental Health Carers Tasmania in partnership with the Drug Education Network is hosting an awareness session for families, friends and unpaid carers of those with mental health. The free event, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, will provide participants with a greater understanding of drugs, both legal and illegal, and the misuse …

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Health reform welcomed

Changes. As of July 1, the Tasmanian health system has operated as one, with the statewide health white paper released late last month. Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has welcomed the release in noting the positives for the region, while Smithton District Hospital director of nursing/site manager Sharan McLaren has said “it is business as usual” for now. “There …

3 years ago
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Kid’s Drop In Clinic

Health. A visiting children’s clinic will be open at Smithton District Hospital next month, offering parents an opportunity to discuss any concerns with a health professional. The Department of Health and Human Services initiative sees five health professionals travel to Smithton from the North West Regional Hospital and other health practices to offer advice to parents …

4 years ago