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Telehealth helped Julie overcome depression and loneliness

Aug 18, 2022

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

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How we’re bucking the staff turnover trend

May 16, 2022

Outback Futures’ team of occupational therapists, speech therapists, literacy and learning professionals, counsellors and psychologists provide regular and accessible support to people living on properties or in remote communities through the Stay with Me phone/video connect service. Selena Gomersall | Chief Advocacy Officer, Psychologist When we talk about mental health…

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