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Nov

04

2020

Queensland Eases Border Restrictions

The Queensland Government has eased border restrictions related to COVID-19 this week.

Nov

03

2020

Drug Warning – Adulterated Cocaine and Ketamine Circulating

Dangerously adulterated batches of the drugs cocaine and ketamine are circulating in NSW.

Nov

02

2020

Don’t Forget Your Cancer Screening, Ladies

Women are being reminded not to forget their regular breast cancer and cervical cancer screening tests during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct

20

2020

Free Online Events for Mental Health Awareness

The Mental Health Foundation Australia is offering several free online events to promote community awareness.

Oct

19

2020

Men’s Surf Therapy Program is Making Waves

The Waves of Wellness and Movember foundations have partnered up to offer six weeks of free learn-to-surf lessons for men in Kingscliff and Lennox Head.

Oct

19

2020

Kempsey Libraries Hosts Mental Health Chat

Author Kim Hodges and guest Inga Jensen will discuss their lived experience of mental ill-health during a special live online chat on 28 October.

Oct

16

2020

Land a Great Prize During Mental Health Month

A trio of Clarence Valley service providers are dangling some enticing prizes in a fishing competition for local residents.

Oct

14

2020

Coffs Café Bringing the Community Together

Coffs Harbour’s Community Care Options has opened a 1950s style café to help people living with disabilities socialise.

Oct

13

2020

Get Your Mental Health Back on Track

Footprints2Wellbeing is a free short-term program that promotes mental health recovery and wellness in people aged 12 and over.

Oct

12

2020

October is Mental Health Month: Activate, Educate and Engage

With one in five Australians experiencing some form of mental ill-health, the need to raise awareness and reduce stigma is vital.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Any APHRA 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 make sure they only refer clients to practitioners that 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 xxxx Sam? You can also show on your listing when you are taking extended leave or are not available for a specific period, rather than completely removing your listing.

We will send you an email every three months 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.