Community-Based Companioning

Meaning, Purpose and Connection

“I am reminded daily of the power of social connection and its impact on mental health and wellbeing.”

– Christeen Waring, Psychologist and Social Health Practitioner

Conversation in Isolation

“I found the whole experience quite therapeutic and loved the practical elements. It really gave valuable insight into companioning, which I believe will help me engage more deeply with people, including future patients as a doctor, as well as those close to me.”
– Nisangi, 5th Year, Monash Medicine, participant of the ‘Conversation in Isolation’ initiative

Differences Behind Us

“Social Health Australia is proving that when we put humanity first, we put our difference behind us.”
– Nageen Hussain, Social Health Compliance Officer and Credentialing Task Force Member

Kindness Retreat

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