3
Aug

Welcome to Grow orientation sessions

Many people are intimidated or overwhelmed by anxiety before they step foot into a Grow Program support group. This is a completely understandable reaction. It can be intimidating for a first-time participant to make the first step and walk into a meeting on your own either physically or online. First-timers are always welcome to bring a support person with them,

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20
Jul

Results from our eGrow survey

We recently sent out an interim survey to Growers to understand a little more about how they were feeling during the pandemic and how they were using eGrow. The eGrow survey was developed to gain understanding of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on the GROW community and the effectiveness of the rapid shift from face-to-face to eGrow groups. The

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14
Jul

Learn more about our Residential Rehabilitation Program

At GROW, we offer a range of programs to support people with mental ill-health. One of our standout programs is the Residential Rehabilitation Program which we run out of the GROW Residential Community in Hoxton Park south-west Sydney. The residential facility offers recovery and rehabilitation services to individuals first and foremost with mental health issues. On assessment, if they present

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12
Jun

GROW’s response as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Since the Coronavirus pandemic, GROW Australia has quickly transitioned its traditional face-to-face Grow Groups to a digital platform. We’ve been operating eGrow, our online program nationally since July 2019, originally to assist those who weren’t able to physically attend a meeting. From this experience, we were able to move our physical groups online in a matter of days so that

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5
May

Interim eGrow Survey

GROW invites you to share your experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to online meetings.  The survey was developed to improve our understanding of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on the GROW community and the effectiveness of our eGrow groups. We will use the results to guide the support we provide in future events and ensure our

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1
May

Feeling overwhelmed during COVID-19

COVID-19 has left many of us feeling overwhelmed with so many aspects of our lives impacted. It can be really hard to pull ourselves out of a funk. We’re all facing so many different issues, from pressing financial concerns, whether to send our kids back to school, through to being bombarded with a 24 hours news cycle. Feeling overwhelmed is

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15
Apr

Coping with uncertainty during COVID-19

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Australia and the rest of the world have been living the new norm of social distancing, social isolation and in some instances, enforced quarantine.  This has dramatically transformed our work and social lives, while the Australian economy has been flipped on its head. As a nation, we’re doing well at flattening the curve. It’s overwhelming to think of how the world will

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9
Apr

Tips for Working from Home

Hi everyone, Hope you are all staying well, With many of us working from home, its important we continue to look after ourselves. Our Program Manager Sharon has prepared a presentation with useful tips and tricks on making the most while in isolation. You can click here to view the presentation or email national@grow.org.au to recieve the Powerpoint file including

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6
Apr

Member Newsletter – April Edition

Please find the link to the COVID-19 Member Newsletter Special below: https://www.grow.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/AprilMemberNewsletter-COVID.pdf The April Edition contains updates from Grow and articles from the community on how to manage social connection in these times of isolation. Hope you are all well in these difficult times, Grow Australia

2
Apr

02/04/2020 eGrow Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE Reducing COVID-19 social isolation by expanding Grow’s online mental health groups As we face uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading mental health service provider Grow Australia is rapidly expanding its online mental health groups to ease the mental stress and anxiety of people facing social isolation and financial hardship. “With the advent of COVID-19, our

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