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Nov

17

2018

November Update: Healthy Towns Evans Head

In August, the Local Advisory Group met to support the planning and implementation of Healthy Towns initiatives in Evans Head.

During this meeting the group endorsed a number of initiatives around social connection, access to services, mental health and transport. Continue reading for an update on how the program is progressing.

Healthy Towns Community Connector

Healthy Towns will fund a Community Connector to be located in the Evans Head community in 2019. The Community Connector will support the implementation local networking and volunteering events, health education and service navigation initiatives.

Evans Head Defibrillator

In 2019, Healthy Towns will collaborate with community groups to install a defibrillator in Evans Head town centre. Training will be arranged for interested service providers and community members to support ongoing community management of this resource.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training for Evans Head community members is planned for February and May 2019. If you are interested in attending please contact Sarah Robin on srobin@ncphn.org.au or (02) 6618 5446.

What’s next?

Planning for the Healthy Towns Community Connector is now underway and more information will be available shortly.

If you have questions or would like to be involved in Healthy Towns Evans Head, please contact Sarah Robin on srobin@ncphn.org.au or (02) 6618 5446.

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