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A fresh look for a stronger cohealth

18th June 2019

cohealth has evolved significantly in the four and a half years since it was founded. To mark these changes, we now have a refreshed brand which is underpinned by our strategic direction and our vision for ‘healthy communities, healthy people’. In delivering our vision and mission, we remain explicitly committed...

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Results from the 2018 client survey

4th June 2019

The results from the 2018 Department of Human Services client survey are back. Thank you to everyone who gave feedback and to the volunteers and staff that helped with the survey. This year we heard from 407 people and improved in 25 areas compared to 2017. 94% of people rated...

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What it’s like to get treatment for opioid dependence

30th May 2019

Rustie started experiencing lower back pain when she was just 16 years old. As it got worse and worse, she went to a doctor who gave her a script for the pain. “When it hurt,” says Rustie, “I was on to doctors continuously about medication. It was the quickest way...

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The importance of medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence

30th May 2019

More people are dying in Victoria due to the use of high risk prescription medications than the road toll. Medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence (MATOD) can make a huge difference for people with opioid dependence. In Victoria, the provision of MATOD is community-based. Any GP can treat up to five...

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We need your support

3rd May 2019

Please join the We are 365 campaign for a new community health centre at 365 Hoddle Street Collingwood. We need a new community health centre at 365 Hoddle Street (‘365’) to replace the ageing building and meet increased demand from the growing community. But it’s an expensive project that needs...

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