Tag: mental health recovery

Zen garden to boost youth wellbeing

Group of people posing for photo outside of The Lodge Youth Support Service building

Youth homelessness and mental health issues often go hand-in-hand. People with mental illness are more at risk of homelessness. Yet, the stress that comes with rough sleeping can also negatively impact mental health and wellbeing.   One organisation creating a safe haven for homeless youth is The Lodge Youth Support Service in Brisbane. Their mission…

Partnership with mental health service fast-tracking patient recovery

Senior Occupational Therapist, Suma, is part of the Mental Health Clinical Treatment Team who works closely with Employment Consultant Jordan to get people back to work as part of their recovery.

A successful partnership between Armadale Health Service Mental Health Directorate and MatchWorks is helping Western Australian’s improve their quality-of-life. Employment is an essential part of recovery for people with mental health conditions. Now celebrating its first year anniversary, the Individual Placement and Support Program (IPS) carefully integrates employment services with clinical expertise to fast-track people…