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16/04/2020 / Company News

Sonder Telehealth Services. We’re here with you.

In response to COVID-19, we are adjusting our service delivery at Sonder to incorporate video and phone counselling (Telehealth). At...
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30/03/2020 / Company News, Mental Health

headspace is here for young people

COVID-19 is creating feelings of uncertainty within the community and headspace is reminding young people we are here to support...
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23/03/2020 / Company News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and responses can be found by following Public Health Alerts and by...
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17/03/2020 / Health Professionals

CPD Education Events Cancelled

As you would no doubt be aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has begun to have an increasing impact across all aspects...
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17/03/2020 / Community Health, Company News

Closing the Gap Day 2020 Postponed

At the direction Communicable Disease Control Branch of SA Health, we must unfortunately confirm the rescheduling of this year’s Closing...
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27/02/2020 / Employment Support

Sonder successfully implements the IPS model to support vulnerable communities

Sonder’s wealth of experience understanding communities’ needs and delivering mental health services has been critical to the successful delivery of the...
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26/02/2020 / Aboriginal Health

Local Healthcare Providers Join Together to Strive for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Equality at Closing the Gap Day

On Thursday 19th March 2020, Sonder is hosting its annual Closing the Gap Day celebrations in the Goyder Pavilion at...
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12/02/2020 / Community Health

Sonder Celebrates Smart Eating Week

Sonder is excited to celebrate Smart Eating Week from 10-16 February 2020, an initiative supported by the Dietitians Association of...
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05/02/2020 / Mental Health

Sonder Introduces New Model of Care for Youth Mental Health Services in Adelaide’s North

As needs change, so does access to appropriate services Young people in Adelaide’s northern suburbs can access a range of...
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02/12/2019 / Company News

Sonder’s offices will be closed as of Friday 20th December 2019 and will reopen Monday 6th January 2020.

As the festive season approaches, Sonder would like to remind stakeholders that our offices will be closed for 2 weeks...
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24/11/2019 / Mental Health

New headspace Edinburgh North Centre

Our brand new headspace Edinburgh North centre opened last year, Monday 12 August. The new centre features a vibrant, youth-friendly exterior...
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07/11/2019 / Company News, Mental Health

Sonder’s Walk for Suicide Prevention

Tuesday 10 September marked World Suicide Prevention Day.  Suicide is the leading cause of death among Australians aged between 15 and...
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07/11/2019 / Company News, Employment Support

Senator Anne Ruston vists Sonder to learn about what we are doing to help migrants & refugees into employment

Minister for Families and Social Services, Anne Ruston took time to visit Sonder and heard from clients in our Employment Solutions...
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18/09/2019 / Alcohol and Other Drugs

Sonder Offers In-Home Withdrawal Support for People with Substance Dependency

Clients are able to withdraw from alcohol or drug use in a safe, familiar and supportive home environment. The consumption...
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29/07/2019 / Mental Health

Walk-in Afterhours Mental Health Service Offers Immediate Help

Sonder is tackling long waits for mental health care in northern Adelaide Sonder’s Walk-in Weekend Afterhours Mental Health Service is...
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01/07/2019 / Mental Health

Media Release: Sonder takes on lead agency role for headspace Adelaide & headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program

In December last year, Sonder was proud to have been announced as the preferred provider for the headspace Adelaide and...
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02/04/2019 / Community Health, Company News

Regional Launch of Services Directory

April 2019 will see the anticipated launch of thirteen online Services Directories that will connect country South Australia people and services. Following...
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15/03/2019 / Alcohol and Other Drugs, Company News, Mental Health

Sonder has been selected as one of the organisations to receive funding from a $20m boost to SA’s drug and rehabilitation services

Selected drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in South Australia have received a $20m boost as the Federal Government steps up...
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Sonder launches new program to support migrants and refugees living in Adelaide to find employment

Australia’s population is culturally and linguistically rich and has been reshaped over many years by migrants. In 2015, approximately 28.2%...
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01/03/2019 / Aboriginal Health

Local Healthcare Providers Join Together to Strive for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Equality at Closing the Gap Day

On Wednesday 27th March 2019, Sonder is hosting its annual Closing the Gap Day celebrations at the Adelaide Showground The...
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01/03/2019 / Mental Health

New program to stop eating disorders in young people

Early rapid intervention service backed by international success With up to 20% of Australian adolescents and young adults struggling with...
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08/02/2019 / Mental Health

New program supporting young people with complex mental health needs

Sonder and the Adelaide PHN welcome emerge – a new, free service in the outer Northern and outer Southern metropolitan regions of Adelaide for helping young people aged 16-25 years experiencing/or at risk of experiencing severe and complex mental illness.
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24/01/2019 / Mental Health

$122m boost for mental health services in South Australia

On January 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt announced details of a $1.45 billion national funding...
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06/12/2018 / Company News, Sonder IT

Sonder IT Christmas Closure Dates

As the festive season approaches, SonderIT would like to remind all stakeholders that our office will be closed for 2 weeks during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Our office will be closed from Friday 21st December 2018 and will reopen Monday 7th January 2019. In this regard, please note the availability of Emergency After-Hours support.
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12/01/2018 / Company News, Mental Health

New Youth Mental Health Service Available in Port Adelaide

Youth Wellbeing offers a maximum of 12 therapeutic counselling sessions per calendar year, delivered by Mental Health Clinicians who are experienced and qualified psychologists, mental health nurses and social workers.
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10/11/2017 / Company News, Mental Health

Older Persons Mental Health Forum

On Wednesday 4th October 2017, the Northern Health Network hosted the Older Persons’ Mental Health Forum, with the support of Calvary Central Districts Hospital and City of Playford.
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07/11/2017 / Company News

The 24th Sonder Annual General Meeting

On Saturday 14th October 2017, Sonder successfully convened its 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Dinner at Sanctuary at...
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24/10/2017 / Company News, Mental Health

headspace Edinburgh Reaches Out to Young People from Migrant & Refugee Backgrounds

Our Diverse Population Australia is fortunate to have a diverse population representing many different cultures. Net overseas migration has increased significantly...
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23/06/2017 / Company News, Mental Health

Northern Connect: New Mental Health and Alcohol and other Drugs Program

The Northern Health Network is taking the lead in coordinating an providing dual diagnosis and treatment pathways for clients experiencing both drug and alcohol and mental health problems.
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29/05/2017 / Company News

IMG Advocacy Organisations Launch New Joint Educational Support Program

JESP is a collaborative initiative designed to provide educational guidance and support to IMGs living in South Australia, who are preparing to enter the Australian health care workforce. 
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29/05/2017 / Company News

headspace Employment Support Launch

The headspace Employment Support program utilises the Individual Placement and Support model of employment support. This model integrates Employment Specialists with mental health clinicians to ensure clients receive coordinated support within the one service. The focus of this program is on supporting clients to find and maintain competitive employment in a job consistent with individual preferences. 
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29/05/2017 / Mental Health

Northern Wellbeing: Now Available in Port Adelaide

The Northern Wellbeing program aims to improve access to quality primary mental services within the northern and western metropolitan region. The program is delivered by the Northern Health Network, funded by the Adelaide PHN and provides free of charge therapeutic counselling services to clients in the community with mild to moderate mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
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01/05/2017 / Company News, Health Professionals

Closing the Gap: Helping You Manage Your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Patients’ Journey to Better Health

The Integrated Team Care Activity offers a range of initiatives and incentives to support you and your practice team in providing quality primary health care to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people with chronic disease; or at risk of developing a chronic disease.
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01/05/2017 / Company News, Health Professionals, Mental Health

NEW Mental Health and Alcohol & other Drugs Program

The Mental Health & AOD Program is an integrated approach to mental illness & AOD problems, usually called comorbidity or dual diagnosis.
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15/04/2017 / Company News

Closing the Gap Day 2017

The Northern Health Network brought Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities together with five Closing the Gap events this year across South Australia.
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15/04/2017 / Company News

Northern Health Network Expands Mental Health Service Locations & Opens Offices in Port Adelaide from May 2017

We are delighted to announce that the NHN will be opening an office in the west in May 2017, located at 72 Dale Street in Port Adelaide. The NHN will be delivering a range of clinical services from the Dale Street location, in addition to the Closing the Gap program.
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03/03/2017 / Health Professionals, Mental Health

Handling Client Disclosure of Sexual Abuse

Tips for GPs and health professionals to assist with making the first steps in responding to clients who speak out about a history of child sexual abuse.
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03/03/2017 / Company News, Health Professionals

Supporting General Practice Through Professional Networks

The NHN advocates for workforce development in the Primary Health sector through hosting a variety of professional networks.
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03/02/2017 / Mental Health

Living Well with Serious Illness

Mental Health Program in Gawler-Barossa for clients living with a serious illness
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03/02/2017 / Company News, Mental Health

Stand-up for Youth Mental Health

Featuring Amos Gill, local comedian and breakfast radio presenter from HIT 107 as the MC, and a range of world class performers including comedians Jimeoin, Demi Lardner, Nath Valvo, Alice Fraser, Ivan Aristeguieta, Loc Tran, and artists Matt Tarrant (magician and mentalist) and Isaac Lomman (hypnotist). Over 350 people gathered to be entertained but also to support mental health awareness.
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