Positive Lifestyle Program

The Salvation Army's Positive Lifestyle Program is a fully supported eight module course that helps you gain a deeper understanding of who you are as a person.

With the program covering a wide range of topics, including:

- Self-awareness,

- anger,

- depression and loneliness,

- stress,

- grief and loss,

- assertiveness,

- self-esteem,

- future directions;

The Positive Lifestyle Program helps empower people to change their way of life and reach their true potential.

This program is offered at Salvation Army offices located in Marion, Murray Bridge, Noarlunga, Port Augusta and Victor Harbor.

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Urgent Mental Health Care Centre

The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre is an alternative to presenting at hospital Emergency Department for a mental health crisis. The Centre provides high-engagement advice and support from a variety of mental health professions, in a calm "lounge room like" space.

This is a free drop-in service with no referral needed.

If you are aged over 16 years of age and seeking urgent mental health support, you can present at the Centre at 215 Grenfell Street 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information, visit the website or call the number below.

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Beyond Blue

This service provides information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia.

Free telephone and online counselling service is open 24/7 no matter who you are, or how you're feeling.

This free and confidential counselling service is accessible via telephone, online and email.

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Telecross - A phone call each day to check you're OK

Red Cross provide a daily telephone call to check on your wellbeing. The calls provides reassurance as well as help to maintain your independence.

This service supports people who live alone and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed, in particular, people who are fail, aged, have a disability, housebound or are recovering from an illness or accident.

To access this service call Red Cross on 1300 885 698 or this service is available through both the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and My Aged Care.

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Parkrun Australia

Parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around South Australia. They are open to everyone, safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and they encourage people of every ability to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experienced; you are all welcome.

Look for a Parkrun location near you by visiting the website link. You can register online and take your barcode for scanning on the day.

Most agree that keeping fit is a good way to deal with stress, doing it for free makes it even less stressful.

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MensLine Australia

MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. Professional counsellors are experts in men's health, anger management, family violence, substance abuse, healthy relationships and integrated wellbeing.

This is a free service available to all male members of the public and can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in Australia.

MensLine can be contacted on 1300 78 99 78 or using their online chat service.

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Australian Men's Shed Association

The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) offers a safe and friendly shed environment for members to work on meaningful projects with a focus on health and wellbeing.

To find a Men's Shed location visit - www.mensshed.org and click on the 'Find a Shed' tab and enter your suburb and postcode to find a Men's Shed near you.

If you require any further assistance, please call 1300 550 009 or email amsa@mensshed.net.

Check out the theshedwireless podcast that talks about everything mates can relate to other mates.

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MEGA - Mums Exercise Group Australia

MEGA provides all mothers, grandmothers and mothers to be, of all backgrounds with access to free and low cost exercise options.

All MEGA events are facilitated by volunteer mums who are just as keen as you to encourage others to get out and about and into a healthier lifestyle. Events are also child friendly unless otherwise advertised.

Most importantly MEGA aims to provide a supportive, encouraging environment and there are no lock in contracts or fees to pay to become a member.

Check out the facebook page where you will find links to weekly MEGA sessions in your community.

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Grieflink

GriefLink is an information resource on death-related grief for the community and professionals.

The site is based in South Australia with most information, support services and educational activities specific to this State.

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