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Ride to save lives

Ken Meldrum has joined motorbike riders from across the country for the Black Dog Ride to the Apple Isle in Tasmania to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.

Woolloongabba Community Health Centre - plaque unveiling

Public health care boost for Southside families

Metro South Health today opened a new $10.5 million community health centre in Woolloongabba, which includes the largest dental clinic on the Southside.

Emma Davidson

Recovery Support Officer identifies with patients and staff

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Recovery Support Officer Emma Davidson has lived experience of mental health illness and addiction. She said she was blessed to use her story with meaning and purpose in a productive way, and carry hope for people and their families while they are in hospital.

Nurse Navigator Mental Health

Mental Health Nurse Navigator Andrew Jackson a beacon of hope

Meet the man who is finding practical solutions for challenging behaviours and suicide for people who present to hospital with highly complex mental health conditions.

Visiting a hospital? Get involved in Queensland Mental Health Week

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services are encouraging people visiting their local hospitals to get involved in Queensland Mental Health Week.

Student’s positive mindset artwork showcased at Lady Cilento Hospital

The public will have a chance to vote for their favourite piece of artwork, when entries into the Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival go on display at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

Bayside students sing for positive mental health

Bayside school Carmel College has entered a singing quartet in the 2017 Positive Mindset
Creative Arts Festival which showcases the link between creative arts and positive mental
health.

Positive Mindest Creative Arts Festival 2017

Wanted: creative ideas to shine spotlight on youth mental health

Health and Ambulance Services Minister and Member for Woodridge Cameron Dick recently announced that Logan will play host to the Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival 2017.

Metro South Health Board Director Mr Paul Venus joins Medical Officer Dr Shalandran Padayachee to celebrate the opening of the Logan Hospital Addiction and Mental Health Services Short Stay Unit.

Mental health and substance misuse receives $7.5 million investment at Logan Hospital

A $7.5 million new short stay intervention unit was officially opened by Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick in Logan Hospital’s Mental Health Unit in September to provide specialised support for people with mental health and drug and alcohol problems.

Mates in Construction distribute awarness postcards onsite

Metro South Health and MATES in Construction partner to prevent tradie suicide

Suicide is the leading cause of death for men aged between 25 and 44, which is why Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS) has partnered with MATES in Construction to promote good mental health and suicide prevention for tradies through the month of August.

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