Over the course of the year, we provided clinical services to more than 34,000 clients and counselling services to over 900 clients. Over 1,000 doctors, nurses and midwives attended our courses and updates. Over 2,500 teachers attended our courses and updates.
Thank you to our staff, clients and partner organisations who have supported us in our purpose to provide a comprehensive approach to sexual, reproductive and relationship health and wellbeing.
Around one-third of Australians living with hepatitis C have been cured in the last four years. Australia’s response to hepatitis C is seen as a leading example around the world, and the elimination of the disease as a major public health threat is looking like an increasingly achievable goal.
But the situation is much less promising for Australians living with hepatitis B, which is now the most common blood-borne viral infection in Australia. It affects more people than hepatitis C and HIV combined.
Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves sexual and reproductive health, argues Facing the Facts, a new policy paper by the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report at UNESCO that seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education in many countries.
Globally, each year, 15 million girls marry before the age of 18, some 16 million 15-19 year olds and one million girls under 15 give birth. Young people moreover account for a third of new HIV infections among adults and across 37 low and middle-income countries, yet only approximately one third of people aged 15-24 years have comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention and transmission.
Charli Hope is an Art Therapist offering FREE Art Therapy services to clients of SHINE SA as part of a student placement. Art Therapy is a great way to explore yourself through guided art and creativity-based activities!
Anyone 12+ years old is welcome, and no previous art experience or
skills are required.
SHINE SA Woodville and Davoren Parkartart
Mondays 10am-5pm (SHINE SA Woodville)
Wednesdays 10am-5pm (SHINE SA Davoren Park)
Thursdays 10am-5pm (SHINE SA Davoren Park)
Fridays 10am-5pm (SHINE SA Davoren Park)
All bookings are by appointment only
WHAT TO BRING:
Yourself and an idea of something you would like to explore in session.
Private individual sessions are available and are 60-90
Group sessions – Details are to be advised once group numbers have
HOW TO BOOK:
Email Charli Hope or call the SHINE SA reception desk
(and mention Charli Hope) on 1300 794 584
Disability Support Guide, Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope
A landmark report has been released to tell the lived experiences and stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.
Launched by the First Peoples Disability Network (FPDN), Culture is inclusion: A narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability has been brought to life following a two-year community-directed research project, led by Scott Avery.
“This research tells a story of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability that has been hidden until now,” he says.