Reports

Fitzroy Community Report – ACDC Project

Fitzroy Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that 55% of householders indicated that they wanted to seek help for their mental health in the past 12 months. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors engaged with 539 householders in Fitzroy, 336 of whom then completed a survey about mental health and access to services in their community. The COVID-19 pandemic was the most frequently identified challenge for the people surveyed in...

Mareeba Community Report – ACDC Project

Mareeba Community Report – ACDC Project

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey in Mareeba has found that 46% of the householders indicated that they wanted to seek help for their mental health in the past 12 months. 44% of these householders said they did not get the help they needed. Survey responses suggest a significant proportion of people prefer to self-manage or are facing barriers that prevent them from reaching out to services. These barriers include fear/embarrassment/shame, costs associated with support, or...

Redcliffe Community Report – ACDC Project

Redcliffe Community Report – ACDC Project

A door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey conducted in Redcliffe has found that a large proportion of people who wanted to seek help in the last 12 months reported that they did not get the care they needed. In many cases, this was because they were put on a waitlist, or the cost was a barrier. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project’s People Connectors spoke with and offered information to over 500 householders in Redcliffe, 259 of whom then completed a...

Burnie Community Report – ACDC Project

Burnie Community Report – ACDC Project

A door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that 44% of people in Burnie wanted to seek help for their mental health in the last 12 months, but nearly half did not get the help they needed. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project spoke with and offered information to over 500 householders in Burnie and Upper Burnie, 138 of whom then completed a survey of their experiences with mental health and accessing support. The report of the survey found that...

Bendigo Community Report – ACDC Project

Bendigo Community Report – ACDC Project

The COVID-19 pandemic and climate change are the top concerns for individuals in Bendigo, a new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project spoke with and offered information to over 500 householders in North Bendigo and White Hills, 345 of whom then completed a survey of their experiences with mental health and accessing support. The report of the survey has found that nearly half of householders said that they...

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