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  • Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service from Beyond Blue

    Tuesday June 23 2020

    Beyond Blue is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes good mental health, aiming to improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. Beyond Blue has set up the Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service. You can call 1800 512 348 to speak to one of their counsellors, 24 hours a day, […]

  • Resources from MindSpot to support your mental wellbeing

    Tuesday June 23 2020

    MindSpot is a free service for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. They are funded by the Australian Government. You can call them on 1800 61 44 34  between 8am to 8pm (Sydney time), Monday to Friday and 8am to 6pm (Sydney time), Saturday. You can also find Coronavirus […]

  • Easy Read resources about staying healthy and safe

    Tuesday June 23 2020

    The Council for Intellectual Disability has produced a range of Easy Read guides about how to stay healthy and safe during coronavirus (COVID-19). The information includes: an Easy Read guide to Viruses and staying healthy. This guide explains how to avoid getting sick from a virus and what to do if you get sick. an […]

  • How to get your medication during coronavirus

    Tuesday May 26 2020

    Despite some restrictions being eased around Australia, we are all still being urged to stay at home as much as possible. This is particularly important for some people with disability who have health problems that mean if they get coronavirus, they are more likely to get really sick. However, this does make it harder for […]

  • Coronavirus information for families of people with intellectual or developmental disability

    Tuesday May 26 2020

    The Australian Government Department of Health has released a new fact sheet for families of people with intellectual or developmental disability. The fact sheet gives families the information they need to support their family member to access healthcare during coronavirus. The fact sheet looks at: the risks for people with intellectual or developmental disability what […]

  • The Australian Government’s plan to protect the health of people with disability

    Wednesday April 22 2020

    There are groups in our community who are more at risk of getting coronavirus, such as people with disability. The Australian Government has written a plan to help keep people with disability safe. Why do we need to protect people with disability? People with disability have a higher risk of getting coronavirus because they might: […]