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Social distancing and physical isolation might be the norm to slow the coronavirus, but maintaining social connections during the pandemic is key to keeping mental health positive.   Gold Coast local mental health professionals, Primary & Community Care Services (PCCS), have taken their art exhibition ‘This is Us’ online to continue to engage with people and maintain morale.  The virtual exhibition, which goes live on Friday, 8 May is proudly endorsed by Minister for the National Disability […]

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A device to alert elderly people’s families if they’re lonely. Good idea, or not? Loneliness is a big problem, particularly in the elderly community. What needs more attention though is the solution once we know someone’s social interactions are too low. Social prescribing programs like ours can have an immense impact on those feeling isolated. […]

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