Health and Wellbeing
With Sudden Cardiac Arrest being one of the leading causes of death in Australia, having a Defibrillator available can make the difference between life and death. They are easy to use and can save a life prior to the ambulance arriving.
Port Pirie Regional Council have installed defibrillators in a number of council offices and facilities. These are Port Pirie Administration Centre, Port Pirie and Crystal Brook Libraries, Port Pirie Works Depot and the Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station.
Black Dog Institute Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.
mindhealthconnect An innovative website dedicated to providing access to trusted, relevant mental health care services, online programs and resources.
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and Aboriginal Medical Services in each state and territory.
Support after Suicide Information, resources, counselling and group support to those bereaved by suicide. Education and professional development to health, welfare and education professionals.
Talking about what’s going on with others who understand – or may be going through something similar – can really make a difference. Our friends at Black Dog Institute have a list of support groups in every state and territory that can help you connect with groups of people who meet regularly to discuss their experiences, their problems and their strategies for coping.
The beyondblue online forums are also a great way to connect with people online, in a safe and anonymous environment, to discuss anxiety, depression, suicide and a range of life issues. Anyone in Australia can participate in discussions, connect with others and share their experiences with our community.