News

Apr

07

2021

Hastings Macleay Eating Disorder Clinic Pilot Program

The Hasting Macleay Eating Disorder Clinic aims to provide specialist support to GPs who manage adult patients with moderate to severe eating disorders.

Apr

06

2021

Need Help Navigating Online Mental Health Resources?

The ever-expanding world of mental health apps, websites and online programs can be daunting to navigate.

Mar

09

2021

Veterans Recovery Program Treats PTSD and Substance Use

A free residential program is aimed at reducing the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder.

Feb

16

2021

Disaster Mental Health Hub

Phoenix Australia is offering information, resources and training for health professionals who support individuals and communities impacted by disaster.

Feb

10

2021

Do You See People at Risk of Suicide?

The Suicide Risk HealthPathway has recently undergone a full review and been re-named to Suicide Ideation or Intent.

Jan

13

2021

Workshops to Help with Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD in Emergency Service Workers

The Black Dog Institute is running mental health training for GPs in areas affected by the 2019-20 bushfires.

Jan

13

2021

StepCare Service Helping GPs Treat Australians With Anxiety and Depression

The Black Dog Institute’s StepCare Service is an evidence-informed, mental health service.

Jan

11

2021

New Recovery App Helps People Overcome Substance Use Issues

A new, free recovery app has been developed for people facing mental health and substance use challenges.

Dec

09

2020

Treating Patients With a Work-Related Mental Health Condition

Did you know there are two resources that can help you diagnose, manage and treat a patient who is suffering from a work-related mental health condition?

Dec

01

2020

Mental Health and Climate Change Resilience

A group of local health professionals has joined with the Port Macquarie Hastings Sustainability Network to develop a climate change resilience project.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Any AHPRA or AASW registered mental health practitioner providing services in the Mid North Coast and/or Northern NSW.

By listing, you will let GPs, other referrers and consumers know that you are practising in Mid North Coast and/or Northern NSW. You can provide information such as where you are located, the services you provide, the population groups you support and your clinical interests.

No, the directory is a free service provided by Healthy North Coast.

This directory enables you to provide real-time information about your availability to accept referrals, as well as how long people may have to wait for an appointment. You can update this information as your availability changes. This will help GPs and other referrers ensure they only refer clients to practitioners who have the capacity to see them.

It also has a range of advanced search options and supports printing and bookmarking of search results.

You can choose to display your email address and your phone number so that people can contact you directly. You may prefer not to display these, in which case people can contact you by completing an enquiry form located in the Directory. Your choices can be updated anytime.

You can indicate wait times for an appointment for a new client or that you are currently unable to accept new referrals. You can also choose whether to display or hide your contact details. You can update your choices at any time.

Yes, you can update your listing or remove it at any time by clicking the “update practitioner details” button on your listing. You will receive a secure website link to your nominated admin email that will enable you to make changes, delete or put your listing on hold. You can also show when you are taking extended leave or are not available for a specific period, rather than completely removing your listing.

We will also send you an email every three months (90 days) prompting you to check that your information is up to date.

You will be responsible for managing the information in your listing and ensuring that it is up to date. You will also be asked to check the information before it is published in the directory.

We will also send you an email every three months (90 days) prompting you to check that your information is up to date so that the directory displays accurate information.

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