The regional priority around Healthy Eating and Active Living has gained momentum throughout March. The working groups, with a focus on Healthy Eating themes, have been busy progressing actions within the Action Plan, and preparing progress reports which will be completed and submitted to the Backbone Support Group by the end of March.
‘Head to Health’ is Australia’s new digital mental health gateway and provides a one-stop shop for services and resources delivered by some of Australia’s most trusted mental health service providers; including free or low-cost apps, online support communities, online courses and phone services.
People in Geelong’s northern suburbs will soon have access to additional health services through the $33 million Barwon Health North project, which is starting to take shape, with extra child and family support confirmed today as part of the project.
Travelling to access specialist services often places a large burden for patients in Rural areas. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers the opportunity for patients to access specialist services, without leaving their community.
VicHealth’s biggest ever investment in women’s sport was announced last week, which will deliver a range of new opportunities designed to help Victorian women and girls get involved in sport – including those who’ve never played.
There are many key stakeholders within the G21 Region, committed to improving our understanding of family violence who are working together to reduce the current alarming rates of violence against women and children.
The G21 HWB Pillar would like to thank Stephanie Pridan for her valuable contribution to the Healthier Eating & Active Living regional priority. Stephanie is completing her 3rd Year of Public Health at Deakin University, and has completed her Health Promotion & Health Sciences Practicum at G21.