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Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen

Rural mental health conference highlights unique stressors

Friday, 10 November 2023

‘People in rural and remote areas face a range of stressors unique to living outside major cities.

‘Rates of self-harm and suicide increase with remoteness and people who experience suicidality, are more likely than the general population to have a mental health... More

National Rural Health Month November 2023
Wednesday, 1 November 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
Today marks the beginning of National Rural Health Month - a month which highlights the inequities that rural, regional and...
Angel Flight Australia logo
Friday, 27 October 2023
We warmly welcome our newest member, Angel Flight Australia, a charity that coordinates free, non-emergency flights and transfers people living remotely across Australia to access specialist medical treatments...
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Issue 5
Monday, 23 October 2023
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 31 Issue 5, is out now. The Alliance editorial, ‘Rural access to dental and oral health services,’ is co-authored by Director, Policy and...
Two men talking on a rural property
Friday, 13 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
As Mental Health Week wraps up today, the National Rural Health Alliance highlights the dire need of more effective place-based...
Two men talking in front of a tree
Wednesday, 11 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
This Mental Health Week, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the launch of the National Mental Health...
Three people talking besides basketball court
Tuesday, 10 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
New data from Mental Health Australia and the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling at the University of Canberra...
The Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 30, Issue 6. Women weaving.
13 January 2023 - Volume 30 Issue 6 of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now. This time the ‘From the Alliance’ editorial... More
Episode 21: A passion for rural
13 January 2023 - In Episode 21 of Build ‘Em Up, we chat to Dr Jennifer (Jenny) May, Director of the... More
Flooded farmland
12 January 2023 - Croakey Health Media interviewed the National Rural Health Alliance's Chief Executive Susanne Tegen about the impact of climate change on rural communities and its ripple effects on the larger communities.  The article, titled ‘... More
Rural street with trees
05 January 2023 - An article about the National Rural Health Alliance was published in Volume 22 Issue 2 (Summer 2022–23) of Primary Times, the semi-annual publication by our Member, the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association... More
Partyline issue 81 screen grab
15 December 2022 - We focus on mental health and wellbeing in rural Australia in our latest Partyline issue and aim to create awareness of the many challenges that Australia’s rural communities face on a day-to-day... More
Episode 20: Supporting mates bogged in the bush
30 November 2022 - In Episode 20 of Build ‘Em Up, we chat to Mary O’Brien, founder, director and CEO of Are You... More
Flooded field
02 November 2022     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is deeply concerned by the severe floods experienced across New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania and expresses... More
The Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 30, Issue 5. Nurse placing mask over patient.
27 October 2022 - The latest edition of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) has been published, containing original research and practice insights. Volume 30, Issue 5 carries an Editorial by... More

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