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Regional Kids Get Support Through New Trauma Program

Children under 15 in out-of-home care in regional and remote NSW will receive specialised support through a new outreach program to manage their trauma. The new program, OurSPACE will focus on improving family relationships and strengthening the foster and kinship placements of young people in care, regardless of where they live in NSW and without [...]

Rural and Remote Mental Health Services in Need of Overhaul

Mental health services in rural and remote areas needs a complete overhaul according to the National Rural Health Alliance, which has found there are only two psychiatrists for every 100,000 people in remote Australia. NRHA undertook new analysis on the prevalence of mental health professionals in country regions, as part of its submission to the [...]