Taking emotional health on a national tour

The Diabetes and Emotional Health handbook and toolkit book tour. 

by Jennifer Halliday

In an energetic start to the year, Dr Christel Hendrieckx has been travelling interstate to promote the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)* Diabetes and Emotional Health handbook and toolkit and distribute hard copies to health professionals. Christel, who is lead author of the handbook, presented in Adelaide (20 Feb), Sydney (28 Feb), Hobart (6 Mar), Launceston (7 Mar), Melbourne (19 Apr) and Brisbane (3 May). Jennifer Halliday, co-author and coordinator of the NDSS Mental Health and Diabetes Priority Area promoted the handbook in Perth (27 Apr).

We thank the following organisations and networks for their support in organising, hosting, promoting and/or funding these events: The National Diabetes Services Scheme, Diabetes NSW & ACT, Diabetes Queensland, Diabetes SA, Diabetes Tasmania, Diabetes Victoria, Diabetes WA, The Mental Health Professionals Network, and The Diabetes and Mental Health Professionals Networks in Adelaide, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, and NSW.

If you are a health professional and would like to obtain a copy of the handbook and toolkit, you can register to download it here or contact Jennifer Halliday: jhalliday@acbrd.org.au

* The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. The NDSS funded the development and promotion of the Diabetes and Emotional Health handbook for health professionals.