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AMHS Steps Challenge 2023

Steps to a healthier you

The Metro South Community is once again invited to put their best foot forward and join the first 10,000 steps challenge of 2023. 

Secure Mental Health Rehab Unit

Construction starts on Secure Mental Health Rehab Unit

Work has begun on the 40-bed secure mental health facility which promises to deliver recovery-focussed, compassionate, and person-centred mental heath care.

Dr Justin Chapman and the MSH research team

Research grant to improve quality of life in adults with severe mental illness

Metro South Health will be a key partner in a project that was awarded a grant of more than $591,000 to improve the quality of life in adults with severe mental illness.

Clinton Crowned Nurse of the Year

Gobsmacked, honoured and humbled are all words Clinical Nurse (CN) Clinton Baylis has used to describe being awarded Addiction and Mental Health Service’s (AMHS) 2022 Nurse of the Year.

Adam Celebrates 20 years

A lot has changed over the past 20 years, but one thing remains the same for Occupational Therapist Adam Lo- his love of working in the mental health field. 

Disaster Recovery team helping South East QLD

Victims of the 2021-2022 South East Queensland (SEQ) rainfall and flood events can rest a little easier knowing a Disaster Flood Team has been stood up to support their mental health. 

Australian-first cognitive screening to benefit Deaf community

The ability to detect dementia in the Deaf community could soon be transformed thanks to an Australian-first research project led by Queensland  Health.

Rikki Close cadet

Passionate Cadet's new Challenge

Earlier this year we introduced Rikki Close, who joined the Logan Hospital Allied Health Psychology Department under an Indigenous cadetship.

'Roar'-some soccer tournament 

A surprise visit from Brisbane Roar Goalie Mia Bailey intensified the competitive spirit of players and supporters at the Zest for Life Soccer Tournament held earlier this month. 

Building a Community of Care

Every parent deserves support. 
That is the message coming out of this year’s Perinatal Mental Health Week, and one that is echoed by mother-of-two, Emma McDermott.