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Media releases

Mental health organisation On the Line Australia’s media releases announce new innovative technologies, new counselling services, key topics and more.

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$6m funding for suicide crisis support and prevention services

The Department of Health is extending the funding for two key suicide crisis support and prevention services: Suicide Call Back Service and the All Hours Suicide Support Service.

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Changing for Good receives funding extension

The Changing for Good program will receive funding for an additional 12 months from the Department of Social Services. This funding extension will allow the service to continue to help men make long-lasting changes to their violent behaviour.

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Mental health services in regional and remote Australia

Recent reports suggest that Australians living in regional and remote areas are not able to access the mental health support they need. One in five Australians will experience a mental health disorder each year, and with 29% of the population living in regional or remote areas, the need for mental health services is significant. On the Line’s Suicide Call Back Service and MensLine Australia counselling services can fill some of these gaps.

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Suicide Call Back Service receives funding boost

On the Line welcomes the news that Suicide Call Back Service will receive an additional $400,000 in funding from the Department of Health. This funding boost will help the service to meet the increased demand from people needing to talk to counsellors in their time of need.

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Counselling service for people in north, central and western Melbourne

CAREinMIND™ Wellbeing Support Service funded by the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network and delivered by On the Line is a free telephone and online counselling service available to help people in the north, central or western suburbs of Melbourne who are feeling the pressures and stresses of everyday life.

 

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