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Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) has announced that Lives Lived Well has been appointed to establish the new headspace for Upper Coomera, to provide mental health services to young people aged 12-25 in the local community.
Lives Lived Well has shifted its alcohol and drug and mental health support to telephone and online platforms in response to the COVID-19 virus and to help safeguard the health of clients, staff and their families.
Queenslanders in home quarantine as a result of COVID-19 will be able to access advice, information and support through the Queensland Government’s Community Recovery Hotline. Minister for Communities Coralee O’Rourke today (21 March) announced the hotline had been activated by the Palaszczuk Government to support people who have been advised to quarantine at home by a medical professional, Queensland Health or through government direction.
On Monday 9 March we officially launched Wunya, a new live-in alcohol and drug recovery centre in Caboolture. Lives Lived Well Chair, Damian Wright, and Federal Member for Longman, Terry Young, spoke at the launch.
Lives Lived Well is pleased to be given the opportunity by the State Government to deliver an evidence-informed alcohol and drug treatment program out of a new rehabilitation recovery centre to open in Rockhampton in 2021.
On Friday 11 October we launched Lighthouse, a new community-based treatment service for young people with severe and/or complex mental health needs, at our new space in Southport. Lives Lived Well CEO Mitchell Giles and GCPHN Director of Commissioning (Programs) Libby Carr spoke at the launch.
About 45 people gathered on Friday 21 June, to help us launch the Day Rehabilitation Program in our new space in Woolloongabba. Minister for Transport and Roads, the Hon. Mark Bailey, and Lives Lived Well Chair, Damian Wright, spoke of their support for the state-funded program.
Our Mackay team is now delivering the Day Rehabilitation Program in our new service space at 123 Victoria Street, with the official program launch held on 18 June 2019. Many from the community gathered for the event to meet the team and learn more about the free and in-depth option in drug and alcohol recovery.
Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future.
Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.