telehealth

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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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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Beyond Blue

Mar 7, 2022

Beyond Blue provides information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia.  Beyond Blue provides 24/7 phone and online chat support, including support in a crisis situation. Call 1300 22 4636 or connect online. If you’d like to find out more about Outback Futures telehealth, call…

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Parentline

Mar 7, 2022

Parentline provides free counselling and support for parents and carers in QLD and NT. Parentline phones are open every day from 8am – 10pm, and WebChat is available every day from 8am – 9pm.  Call 1300 30 1300 If you’d like to find out more about Outback Futures telehealth, call or…

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)

Mar 7, 2022

In addition to aeromedical retrievals of the critically ill or injured, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) also delivers a broad range of essential primary and preventative healthcare services, including telehealth, mental health, oral health and health promotion. If you’d like to find out more about Outback Futures telehealth, call…

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