Drought and fires and mental health – What can I do?

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Length: 30 min


Cath Walker and Alex Donahue discuss the effects of stress and trauma; what are normal reactions; what can assist recovery; and helpful responses to distress.


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Cath Walker

Cath Walker is a psychologist and was previously a Registered General Nurse. She has over 30 years’ experience, predominantly in regional and remote health services of Australia. Since 2015 she has worked as a Senior Mental Health Clinician for Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Alex Donoghue

Alex is a clinical counsellor in private practice with 20 years of experience in mental health. She is based in south-west Queensland and lives on a 30,000 acre cattle property. Alex is passionate about her backyard - the bush and rural and remote mental health.


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