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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25
Mar

COVID-19 Update: Message from the CEO

A Message to All: David Butt, National CEO UPDATE: Coronavirus alert for Grow With cases of COVID-19 expanding exponentially across Australia, GROW has decided to close all face-to-face meetings after Thursday to protect the health and wellbeing of members and staff.  All existing members will be offered video conferencing alternatives at the same time and with the same members of

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24
Mar

Staying connected through the COVID-19 crisis

With the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19, it is very understandable that people may be feeling isolated, anxious and overwhelmed by the actions being taken to prevent the rapid spread of the disease, constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding the virus. While it is important to stay informed, Grow believes it’s vital to stay connected and continue looking after ourselves and each other. It’s these times

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18
Mar

Communique to Members and Staff: Preparing for COVID-19: 18 March 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Australia is increasing. Our community must act with urgency to reduce the spread of this virus among members, staff and others within our networks, as well as with families and the broader community. Many members of our community are at increased risk for severe disease and we encourage everyone to monitor the situation as it develops.

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