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Tele-education: a collaborative project in the delivery of mental health education in rural Victoria.

Findings from the Training Needs Survey in Children's Mental Health project, presented in this paper, were used to form the basis of the Children's Mental Health Tele-Education Program. The program targeted allied health workers employed in child and family agencies in the Loddon Southern Mallee...
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The Healthy Lifestyle Program: implications for preventative intervention in the rural setting

The development of the Healthy Lifestyle Program in Orange, NSW is outlined in this paper which discusses: the evidence based literature for this program; referral and assessment procedures; staff involvement in the sessions; conducting the class; education; proposed benefits; and difficulties and issues with the...
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The RORRT: young people using the Web to promote positive mental health

The Reach Out! Rural and Regional Tour (RORRT) was launched in April 1999. The project aims to work with communities to promote positive mental health for young people living in rural and regional Australia. This paper discusses the objectives of the tour and includes: evaluation...
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Access to health services in urban and rural Australia: a level playing field?

In relation to a lack of data in Australia to assess the effect that direct financial cost has on the use of health services, this paper identifies the database maintained by the Health Insurance Commission (HIC) as one source of information about out of pocket...
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Improving access and equity in rural and remote Australia - provision of women's health medical services by female GPs in remote and rural areas

The personal experience of a bush woman and health consumer, who is also the convenor of the Consumer Network Group of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Section, is outlined in part one of this paper. Part two describes the experience of Doctor Priscilla Whittle...
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