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BWAHS is officially independent.

Posted in News on March 28, 2019.

Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) are proud to announce that as of March 25th 2019 the organisation is officially an independent, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO). BWAHS is an Aboriginal Healing service that has a…

Finding Our Place: Compelling accounts - Refugee and migrant resettlement in Australia

Posted in News on February 26, 2019.

A Thirst for Stories: A Reflection on Finding Our Place Swinburne University recently launched Finding Our Place: compelling accounts of refugee and migrant resettlement in Australia, a publication written by Susan Powell, a member of EACH’s…

Life! - Diabetes Prevention Group

Posted in News on February 21, 2019.

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes with Life! Life! is a FREE group program for eligible people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is developed by Diabetes Victoria and includes: A one-on-one introductory session and four…

10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

Posted in News on January 10, 2019.

It is almost ten years since Victorians lived through the worst heatwave and bushfires in our nation’s history. As the anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires approaches, many people who were affected directly or indirectly may…

A new year, a new you - 100 Day Challenge.

Posted in News on January 1, 2019.

Want to change your relationship with gambling? Sign up to the 100 Day Challenge to start the year off in the way you mean to go on, whether that means a short break from gambling, reducing…

Creating Safe Environments - Early Years Network Workshop

Posted in News on November 16, 2018.

With unintentional injuries being one of the leading causes of death and hospitalisation for Australian children, Kidsafe Victoria were invited by our Health Promotion Team to present at the latest Early Years Network event: Creating Safe…

‘Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes’ Children’s Book Launch

Posted in News on November 9, 2018.

Early Childhood Services, families and the wider community were invited to attend the ‘Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes’ children’s book launch that promoted picture books for children 0-6 years providing a rich source of material for both…

EACH at Victorian Healthcare Association Awards

Posted in News on October 19, 2018.

EACH staff had a fantastic time at the Victorian Healthcare Association Awards, with the Wild program being a finalists in the category of Patient Engagement. Congratulations to Western Health for winning the awards, and while we…

Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Posted in News on October 9, 2018.

Our Gambler’s Help Eastern team had a very hectic schedule during one of the most important weeks of the year to raise awareness of Gambling Harm in the community. The team are attended/held 16 events during this…

Prevent type 2 diabetes with Life!

Posted in News on September 13, 2018.

Prevent type 2 diabetes with Life! Life! is a FREE group program for eligible people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, developed by Diabetes Victoria: The Life! group course involves a one-on-one introductory session and…

Hungry4Success Café & Catering Service

Posted in News on August 1, 2018.

Hungry4Success is a social enterprise run by EACH that consists of a Café and our catering service at Maroondah Federation Estate. As a multi-faceted hospitality program, it provides young people with individual support, pre-accredited and accredited training, hands-on…

Dental Health Week Events at EACH

Posted in News on July 31, 2018.

As part of Dental Health Week (6th-12th August), we are hosting two events held at our Ferntree Gully centre: Master Chef Celebrity Cook-off What we eat and drink affects our oral health. As part of Dental Health Week,…

EACH Aboriginal Small Grants Project

Posted in News on July 3, 2018.

In an effort to support local services to create culturally inclusive environments that are safe and empowering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, our Health Promotion Team recently held an Aboriginal Small Grants Project information…

Health Promotion work continues at Great Ryrie Primary School

Posted in News on June 28, 2018.

Great Ryrie Primary School has continued their work with our Health Promotion team, using the Victorian Government’s Achievement Program as a framework to create healthy environments, achieving a significant milestone by meeting best practice standards for the…

Diabetes doesn’t need to be stressful: getting the balance right

Posted in News on June 27, 2018.

Diabetes distress is the increased worry or anxiety about the management of blood sugar levels once you have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This struggle is not unusual for people diagnosed…

EACH announced as NDIS Partner in the Community for South-West Sydney and Southern NSW

Posted in News on June 6, 2018.

EACH’s history of providing quality services for children with disabilities and developmental delays will be expanded following the announcement that we have been named an NDIS Partner in the Community (Partner) organisation delivering Early Childhood Early…

Bush Adventure Therapy works for mental health recovery, but how?

Posted in News on June 4, 2018.

Negative ions and positive relationships. The positive power of nature on the human psyche is unattested, certainly as a therapeutic measure Bush Adventure Therapy (BAT) has a positive effect on mental health. This is well documented…

Health Promoting School/Services in Knox leading the way in 2018

Posted in News on May 14, 2018.

A number of primary schools and early childhood services across Knox a leading the way in 2018 by meeting best practice standards for their chosen health priority areas as part of the Victorian Government’s evidence-based framework…