Another Lockdown - Our thoughts and prayers to all!
The recent annoucement of another lockdown for greater Brisbane is yet another reminder of the difficulty we face in fighting Covid-19. Our thoughts and prayers go to all who are living with restrictions including those living inter-state and overseas. Your community stand with you in the hope for better and easier times ahead. Please seek help and assistance if you are experiencing difficulties. Supporting each other pysically and emotionally is one way we can ease the pathway.
Below are key supports listed on the Queensland Health website;
Mental Health and Well-being
The Australian Government have funded Beyond Blue and Headspace to provide free support services for all people in Australia 24/7 during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Beyond Blue - Provides free counselling by mental health professionals, both online and over the phone.
Headspace - Provides support and resources to young people affected by the emotional impact related to COVID-19.
Financial Support and Unemployment
Queensland Government Assistance
For vulnerable Queenslanders, such as people with disabilities and seniors, who are in quarantine and do not have the capacity to be self-reliant and do not have friends or family close by to provide support.