Reports

People Connector Capacity Building Project

People Connector Capacity Building Report The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project of Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) had six intended outcomes, one of them being - Building the capacity of People Connectors with respect to the knowledge and skills for effective outreach to people in need. The ACDC Project’s Capacity Building Project collected and reported on information provided by a selection of People Connectors and through a review of existing feedback...

Cabramatta Community Report – ACDC Project

Cabramatta Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that householders from Cabramatta indicated that financial stress was the greatest concern in their own lives, as well as for their local community. Further, 14% of householders reported that not having enough food was a large challenge in their lives. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to nearly 928...

Greenacre Community Report – ACDC Project

Greenacre Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey in the suburb of Greenacre NSW has found that three out of four survey respondents were experiencing low wellbeing, and one in three was in high or very high psychological distress. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to nearly 1071 householders in Greenacre, 190 of whom then completed a survey of their experiences with mental health and accessing support....

City of Swan Community Report – ACDC Project

City of Swan Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that 40% of all respondents surveyed wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however, 60% of these people did not get the care they needed. The primary reason for not seeking help was cost of services. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 549 householders in the City of Swan, 160 of whom then completed a survey of...

Clarence Valley Community Report – ACDC Project

Clarence Valley Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey in the Clarence Valley has found that over a quarter of all respondents surveyed wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however half of these people did not get the care they needed. The primary reason for not seeking help was cost and not knowing where to get help. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 281 householders in...

Hurstville Community Report – ACDC Project

Hurstville Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that 32% of all respondents wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however, 59% of these people did not get the care they needed. The primary reason for not seeking help was their preference to self-manage. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 1038 householders in Hurstville, 194 of whom then completed a survey of...

Palmerston Community Report – ACDC Project

Palmerston Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that nearly half of all respondents surveyed (47%) wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however, 51% of these people did not get the care they needed. The primary reason for not receiving help was due to there being no available services. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 458 householders in Palmerston, 162 of...

Wollondilly Community Report – ACDC Project

Wollondilly Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that over half of householders wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however 37% of these householders did not get the care they needed. The top two reasons for householders not getting help were that they preferred to self-manage (52%), or they experienced fear/embarrassment/shame (41%). The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered...

Toowoomba Community Report – ACDC Project

Toowoomba Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that more than 50% of householders wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, however 37% of these householders did not receive the care they needed. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 774 householders in Toowoomba, 151 of whom then completed a survey of their experiences with mental health and accessing support....

George Town Community Report – ACDC Project

George Town Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that 63% of householders who wanted to seek help for their mental health said they did not get the care they needed. Most of these householders reported a lack of service availability, or the cost and the fear/embarrassment/shame associated with getting help as barriers to seeking support. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to 498 householders...

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