Advocacy

Telehealth overcomes depression and loneliness

Aug 18, 2022

Long time Central West Queensland resident Julie* came to Outback Futures, referred by the local nurse navigator with symptoms of long term depression. Julie was over 70 years of age, living on her own in a small remote community, and expressed feelings of extreme loneliness. She had trouble leaving the…

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How we’re bucking the trend of staff turnover

May 16, 2022

We’re committed to reducing staff turnover through an innovative workforce model. Outback Futures’ team includes a range of specialists: occupational therapists, speech therapists, literacy and learning professionals, counsellors and psychologists. These teams provide regular, accessible support to people living on properties or in remote communities through the Stay with Me…

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Good Mental Health Support | A Good Fit

Apr 26, 2022

Are you looking for good mental health support? For many of us, it takes a good dose of courage to seek help. So, when we work up the guts to talk with someone and it’s not helpful or a positive experience, it can be easy to think ‘that was useless,…

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Why you’ll see our utes, but not our buildings

Apr 19, 2022

Ever wondered why you’ll see our Outback Futures utes out and about, but no Outback Futures buildings? We know what works for people in cities and larger regional centres often doesn’t work in the bush. Outback Futures telehealth is one solution that’s making a difference. That’s why we’ve listened and talked…

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