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Just one thing

Jun 6, 2022

It’s easy for us to feel overwhelmed by life… Our days can be full of choices, decisions, responsibilities and options…Phew! When we get overwhelmed we can feel stuck and struggle to see things clearly and with perspective, so here’s a simple activity that can help: List all the things you…

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Navigating life’s roadblocks

Jun 6, 2022

Everyone experiences changes and challenges in life. Some of us can move through life’s roadblocks in the same way we navigate roadworks – we slow down a bit, pay attention to the new path, try a detour, keep on going even if we can’t see when the roadworks end, and…

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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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Get a good fit for you

Apr 26, 2022

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, what’s the point?‘    Looking after our mental health…

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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.  So we’ve listened and talked with people in our bush communities and together developed a…

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Who do I talk to? Psychologists, counsellors and psychiatrists

Apr 7, 2022

When we have conversations about mental health, people might talk about seeing a psychologist, counsellor or psychiatrist. Maybe you’ve wondered what the difference is between the three, or if in fact there’s any difference at all?  Here are some quick facts that might help:  While psychologists, counsellors and psychiatrists have…

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