Thursday, 17 April 2014

Pay It Forward Day 2014

What if we each helped another each day – imagine the difference that would make! Plan now what you can do on Pay It Forward Day, 24/4/14.
http://payitforwardday.com/countries/australia/

Enjoy the Easter Long Weekend

This Easter long weekend, enjoy the break, be mindful of your health, and keep an eye out for each other. For immediate help, https://ozhelp.org.au/site/who_gettinghelp.php#help

Friday, 4 April 2014

OzHelp in Queanbeyan today

HHCs and EHWP sessions are being delivered by OzHelp’s Regional NSW team in Queanbeyan today. Keep up the great work!

National Youth Week 2014

National Youth Week starts today – our voice, our impact! Check out the website for more info here
http://www.youthweek.com/

Latest ABS data on Australia's suicide rate

Latest ABS data released, shows Australia's #suicide rate continues to be unacceptably high. See ABS report at http://bit.ly/1i5Zq9K

Need help living a healthy lifestyle?

Are you living a healthy lifestyle? Check out some of the online resources we have on the OzHelp website here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/resources_health.php

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

OzHelp A.L.E.R.T. App now for Apple and Android

Did you know that OzHelp has an A.L.E.R.T. app. to accompany our A.L.E.R.T. course? Follow the links to the App Store and Google Play here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/ozhelp_foundation_app.php

Active April 2014

It’s Active April! Step up the amount of physical activity in your life and get more active, more often. Find out how here
https://www.activeapril.vic.gov.au/

Another busy week for OzHelp

A.L.E.R.T. and TTU sessions are being delivered by OzHelp staff all this week in the ACT, Regional NSW and NT regions. Go team!

For more information on what OzHelp can offer your workplace
www.ozhelp.org.au
or call 1300 694 357

Mental health at work, what should team leaders know?

Mental health at work: What every team leader should know. Check it out here
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hesterlacey/2014/03/19/mental-health-at-work-what-every-team-leader-should-know/

Friday, 28 March 2014

OzHelp's Training Calender for 2014

Check out OzHelp’s training calendar and register for upcoming C4L, ASIST and ASIST Tune Up courses here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/training_calendar.php

Neighbour Day 2014

The community you want starts at your front door! Find out more about Neighbour Day this Sunday 30/3/14, here
http://www.neighbourday.org/

Helpful ways to handle rejection in life

Helpful ways to handle rejection in life. Find out from those who’ve been through it here
http://thoughtcatalog.com/michael-koh/2014/03/11-people-reveal-the-best-way-to-handle-rejection-in-life/

Life Skills Tool Box is now a 24 hour ASQA accredited program

The Life Skills Tool Box is now a 24 hour ASQA accredited program. Find out more here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/resources_videos.php?task=detail&id=0011

Learn about some of the current projects for OzHelp

What are a few of OzHelp’s current projects being worked on? Find out here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/current_projects.php

Understand how geography is a silent killer in Australia

Unravelling why geography is Australia’s biggest silent killer. Read more here
http://theconversation.com/unravelling-why-geography-is-australias-biggest-silent-killer-23238

Monday, 17 March 2014

OzHelp WA going offshore

OzHelp’s WA staff are offshore for the next 3 days delivering HHCs, A.L.E.R.T. and HWBC sessions. Check out info here

Melanoma March 2014

Small steps make a big difference! Join the Melanoma March this Sunday 23/3/14
More information here - http://www.melanoma.org.au/

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Check out OzHelp's A.L.E.R.T. app

Check out info on mental health, safer gambling and healthy lifestyle tips on OzHelp’s A.L.E.R.T. app here

Submit an abstract for the 2014 National Suicide Conference

Submit an abstract for the 2014 National #SuicidePrevention Conference at http://suicidepreventionaust.org/conferences/ . Closes 4 April #NSCP14

Friday, 28 February 2014

Unsure about what language to use when discussind mental illness?

Are you aware of the preferred language when referring to mental illness? Check out  pic.twitter.com/SIAhvSKxm1

List of current OzHelp Projects for 2014

Check out just a few of the current projects that OzHelp Foundation staff are working on at the moment here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/current_projects.php

Start a new conversation today

Can you help someone feel they're not alone? Belonging: It actually makes us as strong as steel pic.twitter.com/VrM4ZnBViJ

OzHelp staff conduction sessions in 3 states today!

OzHelp staff are out onsite today in NT, WA and ACT delivering BBQ, HHC and TTU sessions.
For more information on what OzHelp can offer your workplace
www.ozhelp.org.au
1300 OZHELP - 1300 694 951

Tips and suggestions for a 30min lunchtime walk

 30 min. lunchtime walk today anyone? Check out the new physical activity guidelines at
http://www.abc.net.au/health/thepulse/stories/2014/02/12/3942684.htm#.UvqqCgLr7WI.twitter

OzHelp ASIST workshop on March 20-21st 2014

OzHelp is hosting a workshop where you can learn to recognise and respond appropriately to a person at risk of suicide. Find out about ASIST here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/events.php?task=detail&id=0126

Registrations close March 14, 2014

Thursday, 27 February 2014

OzHelp Foundation: helping tackle the difficult issue of suicide

Suicide is a significant social problem in Australia today. Reduce the risk before it becomes a crisis. Learn about Conversations for Life here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/lifeboat_and_conversations_for_life.php


Suicide and language: Why we need to avoid using the ‘Commit’ word. Read more here
http://www.psychology.org.au/Content.aspx?ID=5048

University of Sydney sort course on suicide prevention

Check out this short course on suicide prevention being hosted by the University of Sydney’s BMRI here
http://sydney.edu.au/bmri/education/short-courses/suicide-prevention.php

Course starts March 15

List of all events OzHelp is hosting this year

Missed registering for the first of the brand new Conversations for Life (C4L) workshops? Check out dates for the rest of the year here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/events.php

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

OzHelp recommending other services to help you out

February is FebFast. Got a bad habit you want to break? Find out more here
http://febfast.org.au/

Everyday, people can do amazing things. Check out details here
http://www.everydayhero.com.au/home/about_us

Change the conversation about body image today! Find out more here
http://thebutterflyfoundation.org.au/awareness-campaigns/

Friday, 7 February 2014

Information about the Apprentice Housing Project

OzHelp is getting behind an important project in Canberra for 1st and 2nd year trade apprentices. For more info here

New OzHelp A.L.E.R.T. App

Check out info on mental health, safer gambling and other healthy lifestyle tips on the new OzHelp A.L.E.R.T. app

Need help making this the year to quit smoking

Make this the year to quit smoking! Find out how here

A donation with a difference

A donation with a difference! Read more here

Free booklets for healthy eating

Download free recipe booklets for healthy, cost saving eating here

Reduce the risk of suicide before it becomes a crisis

How do you reduce the risk of suicide before it becomes a crisis? Find out more here https://ozhelp.org.au/site/lifeboat_and_conversations_for_life.php

Friday, 31 January 2014

OzHelp CEO talks about the Apprentice House Project

OzHelp’s CEO, Tony Holland, talks about an important project we’re supporting in 2014. https://ozhelp.org.au/site/resources_videos.php?task=detail&id=0010

Remember to be sun safe during this latest heatwave

Check out the Cancer Council ACT’s web widget here, and be sunsmart this summer!
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/sun_smart_web_widget.php

A busy 2 days for OzHelp

Yesterday and today are busy for OzHelp, helping people accross the country.
On Thursday OzHelp conducted HHCs, TTUs, BBQs, and Life Skills sessions in the ACT, NT and WA.
Today, C4L sessions start in WA, as well as BBQs, HHCs and TTUs in the ACT and NT.
For more information on what OzHelp can offer your workplace.
 click here
or
call 1300 OZHELP

Friday, 24 January 2014

Limiting your alcohol consumption over the long weekend

Celebrating with a few drinks this Australia Day? Do you know how much alcohol is too much? Check the facts here - http://www.livelifewell.nsw.gov.au/livelifewell/alcohol/too_much.html

WA staff finish a week offshore

Our WA staff have been offshore all week delivering A.L.E.R.T. and HHC sessions, health checks & support on a huge chartered vessel. Well done! For more information on what OzHelp can offer your workplace, visit www.ozhelp.org.au or call us on 1300 OZHELP

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Looking for more information about OzHelp

Check out our free fact sheets on the OzHelp website by clicking here
https://ozhelp.org.au/site/resources_factsheets.php

Check out OzHelp’s training calendar and register for upcoming 2014 ASIST and ASIST Tune Up courses here - https://ozhelp.org.au/site/training_calendar.php

OzHelp is hosting a ‘Grief toolbox for Professionals’ workshop on 27/2/14. For details and to register, click here - https://ozhelp.org.au/site/events.php?task=detail&id=0133

For more information you can go to www.ozhelp.org.au or call us on 1300 OZHELP

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

A couple of Apps to help you out

There’s an app. for that! Have you downloaded the OzHelp App. yet? Click here - https://ozhelp.org.au/site/ozhelp_foundation_app.php

12 weeks to a healthier life - why not give it a go! Find out details here - http://swapit.gov.au/tools-to-shape-up

Monday, 20 January 2014

Need help keeping a New Year Resolution?

Need help keeping a new year resolution?
Why not commit this year to making healthier choices to Live Life Well. Read more here - http://livelighter.com.au/Recipe

OzHelp WA Office to go offshore!

OzHelp staff in WA are offshore all this week delivering A.L.E.R.T. and HHC sessions + health checks and support on a huge chartered vessel!
For more information on what OzHelp can offer your workplace, read here - https://ozhelp.org.au/site/whatwedo_categories.php
or call our office 1300 OZHELP

Friday, 10 January 2014

We all love a good story! Click here to read about why we do what we do here at OzHelp.