This week, the Australian Government agreed to fund Medicare bulk-billed video-assessments with a psychiatrist for all children under the age of 16.

If you would like more information my waitlist, please go to the Call to Mind telepsychiatry website

If you need urgent help please call 000 or Lifeline 13 111 4.

Everyone copes differently during times of high stress.

Here are 5 quick tips you can try today!

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