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Visiting the Urgent Mental Health Care Centre

One of our peer workers recently had the opportunity to have a look and learn a bit about the new Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC) in the city. This service opened up earlier this year and attempts to provide a genuine alternative for people experiencing distress and seeking urgent support with their mental health.We know that it can be a b...
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LETSS volunteer

 In celebration of National Volunteer week we've decided to put together a collection of all things volunteering! Read ahead for some of our own personal stories, ideas on where to volunteer and interesting articles.Peer Volunteer AdventuresI did some research assistant work on a few Eating Behaviour studies and some Trauma related studies. Al...
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So... What Now?

When the Covid-19 restrictions first rolled through and most workplaces were implementing working from home, one of my friends took it pretty hard. Let's call her Jess. Jess worked in an office that was busy and full of life. She was one of those people who is a social butterfly, the kind of person who usually says hi to everyone and isn't afraid t...
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Practising gratitude, is it really all it's cut out to be?

We've all heard about it before, practising gratitude as a tool for increasing overall happiness and satisfaction in our lives. But it sounds a bit too good to be true, doesn't it? Can something as simple as writing down or thinking about the things we're grateful for, really make us happier?The shorter answer; yes. But let me give you a slightly l...
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(MAKE) MIRACLES HAPPEN

If only my parents / boss / partner / children would stop / start / try / remember…Everyone has some version of an "if only" statement: Something life-changing that seems sort of…out of reach. A stressor that if resolved, would make everything (or at least, a lot of the things) all better. What's yours?Now imagine for a moment, that while you are a...
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Managing Isolation

It is a strange and unprecedented time at the moment. People are feeling uncertain, anxious, and confused about what's happening in the world and how to cope – including us at LETSS! As part of our role at LETSS, we try to help people find strategies to manage what they're going through and given our lived experienced background, we also are findin...
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Youth Expo

As part of the SA Youth Week, the Multicultural Communities Council of SA joined with The City of Charles Sturt, The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, and The City West Torrens to organise a Youth Expo which LETSS was lucky to a part of!At LETSS, we believe it's important to take good care of our mental health and well-being. Therefore, the theme for ...
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