Program Coordinator at Rural Adversity Mental Health Program
Matthew Milne is a Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) Coordinator working in the Hunter Region of NSW. He graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2012 with a Bachelor of Psychology whereupon he relocated to Tamworth.
Matthew completed his internship working as a rural psychologist, providing psychological interventions both in the office and on the road. Matthew has travelled far and wide across the New England North West providing rural towns and communities with psychological services they would not have been able to access otherwise.
Matthew continues his work in rural communities by providing mental health support, training and information as well as connecting people in need to services that are both appropriate and local to them. He also volunteers for his local RFS brigade.
- Bachelor of Psychology
- Mental ill-health
- Depression and/or anxiety
- Support and help-seeking
- Regional and remote communities
Recent Media Commentary
Every day you make a range of decisions - what to wear to work, what to have for dinner, but there are bigger ones as well, such as should you put seed in the ground, is now the time to move out of home or is it the right time to rebuild. In this episode we explore what strain these decisions 'big' or 'small' put on your mental health and what we can do to help reduce stress.
Matt Milne - Coorindator at the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program
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