CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series; Suicide, Community and Recovery

CCNB has been facilitating Community Conversations with locals regarding a range of issues. The impact of suicide can destabilise communities and the key to recovery is good information and support. Recently we ran a series speaking about Financial Wellbeing for Older People. We have facilitated sessions on end of life, getting the most out of the NDIS, Planning Tips for Older …

Community of Practice – Support Coordination

In Australia, an estimated 250,000 people have secured an NDIS plan. There will be 440,000 people in the NDIS once the scheme is fully rolled out. Those in the scheme and their providers are building their capacity to understand how to get the best out of the NDIS. For some people however, NDIS seems like an elusive opportunity. CCNB has …

Hannah’s letter to CCNB

To Whom it May Concern, I would like to give some feedback on my participation in The Seasons Program and in particular to thank Kerry Gleeson for her tremendous support. I first met with Kerry late last year, having been referred by Partners in Recovery. Prior to this time I was not aware that such services were available and from …

Leah’s story

When Leah* was referred to The Seasons Program she was unable to talk with severe depression. She had attempted suicide within her own home, and as a result broke her foot. The Seasons Program Team worked with Leah on her journey to recovery over 12 weeks. In the beginning Leah was very reluctant to have The Seasons Program Team involved …

Narrabeen Markets Wellbeing Activity Day

On Sunday 15th October 2017 at Narrabeen markets, CCNB partnered with other local mental health organisations for Mental Health Awareness Month, for a day of activities, information sharing and fun! The weather held off, and we enjoyed a beautiful spot by the lake to share in wellness activities, and conversation around mental health. The day was a great way for …