Mental health funding for rural and regional SAOur long-term plan
Our foundation focuses on long-term funding partnerships with an emphasis on the three pillars of health – physical health, mental health and social wellbeing.
Within these pillars our priorities are prevention and cure and, importantly, building the capability of people and organisations to improve their own health outcomes.
We’ve got some tough choices to make as we try to narrow down the applicants for the Our Town mental health funding. The Our Town funding round closed at the start of August and we’ve received applications from right across the state. We’ve been extremely impressed with the quality of the applications and how towns […]
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Our Town is a program designed to offer up to ten years of financial support to two South Australian towns but at its heart, we are hoping to demonstrate how with the right conditions and resources, communities can deliver their own solutions to mental health challenges. Implementing such an approach, one that many people, service […]
Our newest funding – Our Town – is a two-phased approach to rural and regional mental health funding. Six towns will initially be shortlisted for stage one of Our Town, which will be a nine month mentoring and coaching process. We are calling this capability building and it will be about building and strengthening the […]
Our Town is a different way of funding as it’s not about providing short-term resources to one organisation but testing broader community approaches to tackling mental health challenges. Our new funding – unveiled in late June – aims to help South Australian towns to tackle their specific mental health challenges. Ultimately, two SA towns will […]