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Mental Health News – June ’16

Mental Health News – June ’16

Connecting Mental Health Professionals in Sydney’s North

Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) is a federally funded project that supports interdisciplinary mental health practitioner networks and professional development. In this financial year, close to 150 health practitioners from North Sydney attended regular MHPN network meetings, while 5,290 practitioners Australia-wide attended MHPN’s free webinars.

North Sydney Persistent Pain Network

The North Sydney Persistent Pain Network of health practitioners has met 14 times in the last 3 years. Recently the group listened to a former long-distance swimmer speaker.

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Gordon/Chatswood Network
Meeting at Lifeline – Harbour to Hawkesbury in Gordon, this group meet to discuss a variety of mental health issues.

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To learn more about MHPN CLICK HERE.

GPs can refer patients to the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program by calling the Sydney North Health Network GP referral line on 1300 782 391.

June and July’s allocation of services are as follows:

Service Delivery
Number of Referrals Available in July

General ATAPS including:

  • Mild to moderate general mental health disorders.
  • Children.
  • Postnatal depression.

146

Suicide Prevention including:

  • Self-harm.
  • Mild to moderate suicide ideation.

40

Connecting Mental Health Professionals in Sydney’s North

Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) is a federally funded project that supports interdisciplinary mental health practitioner networks and professional development. In this financial year, close to 150 health practitioners from North Sydney attended regular MHPN network meetings, while 5,290 practitioners Australia-wide attended MHPN’s free webinars.

North Sydney Persistent Pain Network

The North Sydney Persistent Pain Network of health practitioners has met 14 times in the last 3 years. Recently the group listened to a former long-distance swimmer speaker.

CLICK HERE to read more.

Gordon/Chatswood Network
Meeting at Lifeline – Harbour to Hawkesbury in Gordon, this group meet to discuss a variety of mental health issues.

CLICK HERE to read more.

To learn more about MHPN CLICK HERE.

GPs can refer patients to the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program by calling the Sydney North Health Network GP referral line on 1300 782 391.

This month’s allocation of services are as follows:

Service Delivery

General ATAPS including:

  • Mild to moderate general mental health disorders.
  • Children.
  • Postnatal depression.

Number of Referrals Available in July

146

Service Delivery

Suicide Prevention including:

  • Self-harm.
  • Mild to moderate suicide ideation.

Number of Referrals Available in July

40

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