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Communities Shaping Resilience

Pathways Southwest and the Community Alcohol & Drug Service are presenting a series of … Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Information Workshops: Pathways to access care, Clarify substance use and mental health issues, Local Initiatives, Interventions/ Strategies November 22nd 2016…
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Fact File: Bipolar disorder

“We all have mood swings from time to time, but for someone with bipolar disorder these moods become extreme and can have a significant impact on their life…” People with bipolar disorder experience episodes of extreme highs (mania or hypomania)…
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Mindfulness meditation practice

“Mindfulness meditation involves using your senses to help you focus your attention on the present. Why not take some time out and try it.” Mindfulness dates back thousands of years but has attracted considerable attention in recent years for its…
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Mental health first aid fills knowledge gap

“Traditional first aid courses are all about the body. Yet we’re more likely to encounter someone with a mental health problem than someone needing CPR.” At the mention of first aid, most of us think of resuscitation or dealing with…
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