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Howzat for a mission?

Craig Dodson is strapping on the cricket pads and travelling the nation with hopes to spread awareness about the importance of mental health among...

A colourful conversation

Matt Gleeson is hoping a bright pink moustache shaved on the side of his head will start a conversation many men struggle to have. The...

Club heads up health

Woodend Hesket Football Netball Club is taking a stance on mental health. Former AFL player and mental health advocate Wayne Schwass attended the club’s mental...

Big boost for mental health

People living with or at risk of severe mental illness in Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges will have better access to support thanks to...

PS My Family Matters launches in Kyneton

A volunteer-run service aimed at supporting carers of people with mental health issues is expanding to Kyneton. PS My Family Matters, which was started in...

Macedon Ranges teens launch Live4Life program

Hundreds of year 8 students from secondary schools across the Macedon Ranges came together last week to focus on youth mental health. The teenagers launched...

PUKA UP Cup to promote mental health

Two sporting clubs are uniting to raise awareness of mental health, after they each lost a young player to suicide last year. Riddell Football Netball...

Mental health care is a rewarding career

For Rory Dalton, working as an emergency mental health clinician at Werribee Mercy Hospital means he gets an opportunity to help vulnerable people every...

Sunbury Mo Bros fight for mental health awareness

Fifty young Sunbury men have banded together to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health after being rocked by the recent loss of...

Macedon Ranges and Sunbury mental health help plea

Greater focus is needed on youth mental health, according to Macedon Ranges and Sunbury residents. The tight-knit communities have taken to social media in recent...

A sad day for senior citizen

A Wyndham woman has called for improved treatment for senior citizens who have a mental illness, after her own experience with the health system. Norma...

Macedon Ranges Live4Life program leads nation

A mental health program offered in Macedon Ranges schools is inspiring other councils. Macedon Ranges council’s Live4Life program was last week awarded the 2017 Community...

New tool for Sunbury battlers

Returned soldiers are finding inspiration through a new book on “life’s little emergencies”. Sunbury author Judith Te Huia’s latest book, The Toolbox for Life’s Little...

Health training could save lives

A Romsey teacher has urged Macedon Ranges fathers and educators to sign on for the latest classes of an award-winning youth mental health training...

Matt’s passion for punk helps others

The shock death of a friend was the catalyst for a Sunbury photographer to design a project that will help mental health charities. Matt Gleeson,...

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Blicavs named in Opals squad

Sunbury product Sara Blicavs has been named in the Australian Opals squad for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney next year. ...