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Fortnightly Focus edition 28

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services are committed to a partnership approach – linking and engaging with our community. We know that effective engagement is integral to better, more transparent healthcare for consumers, their families and carers.

Fortnightly Focus edition 27

From the Red Bow Appeal to Harmony Day, March is packed with days highlighting different causes. What relevance do they hold to Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services? Read on to find out how Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services are creating better outcomes and stronger communities by providing excellent care to the community.

Fortnightly Focus edition 26

Working together is an important element of success at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS). Each and every day our team collaborates with a network of mental health experts and organisations to ensure Metro South’s community receives the best, holistic care possible.

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Fortnightly Focus edition 25

Suicide continues to be a challenge for communities and, importantly, for those who are affected by the loss of family members through suicide.

Fortnightly Focus edition 24

Queensland Mental Health Week is an important opportunity to reflect on mental health and take positive steps to highlight the importance of mental wellbeing.

Fortnightly Focus edition 23

August was a busy month at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS), with the launch of the MH CALL Service and the first inaugural Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival.

Fortnightly Focus edition 22

MSAMHS’ Child and Youth Academic Clinical Unit is currently coordinating the Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival 2015 to promote positive mental health and free expression in young people, raise community awareness and reduce stigma.

Fortnightly Focus edition 21

At Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service (MSAMHS) we recognise the valuable work of our mental health nurses enables the service to provide mental health patients (consumers) with the support and care they need to successfully navigate their recovery journey.

Fortnightly Focus edition 20

Mental illness can affect anyone within our community, across all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. People who speak English as a second language or are a part of a cultural minority can be particularly vulnerable when faced with the challenges of mental illness due to feelings of isolation and not knowing where to turn for help.

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Fortnightly Focus edition 19

In recent months, MSAMHS successfully recruited eight Registrars who previously completed their intern placements across Metro South's mental health facilities.

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