Collaborating to recognise and address the mental health impacts of loneliness

Date produced 03 April 2019

Join us for tips and strategies on how to effectively collaborate to recognise and address the mental health impacts of loneliness.

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Facilitated panel discussion of Dean and Jess's stories to be better equipped to:

  • describe the factors associated with loneliness
  • distinguish between loneliness and depression by using appropriate language when assessing clients for loneliness
  • identify physical barriers that may inhibit social interaction
  • implement a referral pathway to support people experiencing loneliness.

Panellists

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.  

  • Dr Michelle Lim (Psychologist, Victoria)
  • Dr Jonathan Ho (General Practitioner, New South Wales)
  • Professor Lisa Brophy (Social Worker, Victoria)

Facilitator:

  • Professor Steve Trumble (General Practitioner, Victoria)


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