Maybe it’s you that has been affected, or maybe it’s someone you love, most of us have seen the damage mental health issues can cause.
On Wednesday 5 December, students from Flowerdale Primary School celebrated International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).
You might have seen Murrindindi Shire’s open letter calling on politicians and candidates to make an urgent commitment to provide more resources to mental health services in Murrindindi Shire.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election.
Murrindindi Shire Council takes its responsibility to protect, improve and promote the health and wellbeing of its residents very seriously.
Young people in Murrindindi Shire will be able to access mental health support easier and closer to home if a Liberal (State) Government is elected this November.
It’s Mental Health Week and following Murrindindi Shire’s open letter “call [ing] on all political parties standing for election to urgently fix the significant gaps in mental health services for our community,” Kinglake Ranges News contacted all candidates and incumbent, Cindy McLeish (Lib) for a response.
When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our mental health.
As we head towards the Victorian State Election in November, Murrindindi Shire Councillors and Chief Executive Officer, Craig Lloyd call on all political parties standing for election to urgently fix the significant gaps in mental health services for our community.
Murrindindi Shire Council, including all councillors and Shire CEO Craig Lloyd call on candidates to improve mental health services in the Shire, with many people still affected by Black Saturday.