Anxiety & Depression

Stronger Relationships: Navigating life with your family 

Sep 29, 2022

Build confidence in dealing with the changes of childhood, create stronger relationships and positively influence your family’s problem-solving skills. With 17 effective strategies this free, self-paced and all online course can help your family to connect and bond more closely. Developed by child psychologists using current clinical research, you can…

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Fear-Less: Managing anxiety and building resilience

Sep 29, 2022

Grow your understanding of anxiety, establish what’s in your control, and help your children to manage their emotions when stressed.

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It’s OK to seek help

Aug 18, 2022

“The thing I’d like people to know, especially if you’re a male, is it’s okay to seek help,” says Dave*, an ordinary outback Aussie bloke who struggled through years of depression and anxiety. “The first step is by far the toughest step that you’ll have to take.” “It’s not always…

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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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Stuck in the dam mud?

Apr 11, 2022

Most of us go through times when we feel stuck. You know, like when you’re stuck in the dam mud on the bank and your feet sink deep.  Moving in any direction is hard work. You take a step and the mud sucks your foot right back down. You feel…

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Mental Health Support: Psychologists, counsellors and psychiatrists

Apr 7, 2022

Which one do I talk to? When we have conversations about mental health support, people might talk about seeing a psychologist, counsellor or psychiatrist. Maybe you’ve wondered what the difference is between the three professions, or if in fact there’s any difference at all?  Here are some quick facts that…

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