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The long-haul – supporting patients with lingering COVID symptoms

Published: 30th October 2020

While the number of new daily cases of COVID has plummeted in recent days, cohealth’s work responding to the impacts of the virus continues, both in helping to prevent new cases, as well as helping those who are still recovering from COVID. Among those people who continue to be supported...

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Transomatics

Published: 21st October 2020

Everyone deserves to feel comfortable in their body.  Transomatics, a cohealth's Arts Generator program, is a podcast to support people dealing with gender dysphoria (the feeling of being uncomfortable in your body). ​​​​​​​ Often, the response to gender dysphoria is to disassociate, which means to remove mind and spirit from one’s own...

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Sharing stories of community based mental health support

Published: 14th October 2020

For good mental health, it is important for people to be able to work together, share their stories and learn from each other. Removing community based mental health support services does not encourage that. For Mental Health Week 2020, we are sharing some the stories from people whose lived experiences...

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Getting ready for thunderstorm asthma season

Published: 1st October 2020

Thunderstorm asthma season occurs between October – December. Thunderstorm asthma is when heavy storms occur on a day with a very high pollen count, and cause symptoms of an asthma attack.  While thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon, and don’t occur every year, it’s important to know the risks and what to...

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Proposed supervised injecting service for the City of Melbourne

Published: 30th September 2020

On 5 June 2020, the Victorian Government announced plans to open a second supervised injecting service in the City of Melbourne. The decision was based on a recommendation made by an Independent Review Panel which found that the service saves lives and provides necessary support to people struggling with drug...

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