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Welcome to Connect Well

East Gippsland & Wellington

Connect Well East Gippsland and Wellington is focused on working together to improve mental health and wellbeing outcomes for people in our region. We know we have a better chance of improving access to services or supports for people if we work as a partnership.

Do you need urgent help?

Lifeline Bushfire Recovery

Phone: 13 43 57

Beyond Blue

Phone: 1300 22 4636
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au

For local assistance

Royal Flying Doctor Wellbeing Service

Phone: (03) 8412 0480

Bushfire Counselling and Support Service

Phone: 1800 001 068
Email: bushfiresupport@rav.org.au

Headspace Bairnsdale

Phone: (03) 5141 6200

Headspace Sale

Phone: (03) 5184 5000

Beyond the Fire

Connect Well East Gippsland + Wellington (formerly known as the ‘Outer Gippsland Area Drought/Bushfire Mental Health and Wellbeing Partnership’ is extremely proud to be involved in www.beyondthefire.tv

Beyond the Fire is a seven-part documentary series sharing stories of Australia’s unsung heroes as they band together to create life from the ashes after the Australian Black Summer Bushfire Crisis. Set against the stunning backdrop of Gippsland, each episode journeys through fire affected locations, connecting with local heroes to share courageous stories of overcoming heat, wind & flames.

You can watch episodes on Ten Play Beyond The Fire - S1 Ep. 5 - Network Ten (10play.com.au)

Latest News

LAKES ENTRANCE SECONDARY COLLEGE HEALTH AND WELLBEING

  May 12th, 2022

It was an exciting week at Lakes Entrance Secondary College, who hosted their first ever health and wellbeing week this week. It was an opportunity for students learn about what services they can access to improve various areas of their mental health and wellbeing.

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INSPIRED CONNECTION 2022 EAST GIPPSLAND FIELD DAYS

  April 21st, 2022

Jacqui wow’d the Crowd with her inspiring and tenacious attitude with a splash of humour. She talked about her experience as a triplet and how she grew up with enormous energy and the natural drive to always achieve. It was clear that her ‘never give up’ attitude was a key driver for all her success.

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