The Salvation Army's Positive Lifestyle Program is a fully supported eight module course that helps you gain a deeper understanding of who you are as a person.
With the program covering a wide range of topics, including:
- depression and loneliness,
- grief and loss,
- future directions;
The Positive Lifestyle Program helps empower people to change their way of life and reach their true potential.
This program is offered at Salivation Army offices located in Marion, Murray Bridge, Noarlunga, Port Augusta and Victor Harbor.
The Colin Betty Gym & Boxing Club provides mixed gender and female only training sessions which is run by a team of experienced volunteers.
Anyone can be a member of the gym with both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people welcome.
The service is provided at a low cost, which can be found on their website or calling the service directly.
TAFE SA provides hair and beauty salon services that are open to the public. Students and apprentices practice their skills under supervision in well-equipped salons, providing hair, nail, tanning, waxing, facial and massage services at very reasonable prices. For more information, check out the price list.
Salons available in Adelaide, Elizabeth, Mount Gambier, Noarlunga and Whyalla. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, please contact your local salon for an appointment. Student and pensioner discount 25% available.
Links to Wellbeing offers a Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS), which offers free counselling and mental health support across central and southern Adelaide. This service is suitable for people experiencing increased life stressors, noticing signs of anxiety and or depression and a low moderate risk of suicide.
To be eligible for this service you need to live in Central or Southern Adelaide and be 16 years or over.
This service is available 365 days a year from 5pm to 11:30pm on 1800 013 755, with a live web chat feature.
Regional Access offer free and safe telephone/online counselling support to people in regional South Australia who are experiencing the effects of drought and natural disaster.
To access the service you will need to reside/work in regional South Australia, 15 years and older.
Regional Access is available 24/7 by calling 1300 032 186. Online counselling is available with a professional counsellor, you will need to register to chat via the website link provided.
Red Cross provide a daily telephone call to check on your wellbeing. The calls provides reassurance as well as help to maintain your independence.
This service supports people who live alone and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed, in particular, people who are fail, aged, have a disability, housebound or are recovering from an illness or accident.
To access this service call Red Cross on 1300 885 698 or this service is available through both the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and My Aged Care.
The Telecross REDi service supports people by calling them daily during declared heatwaves. This includes people who live alone, have a disability, are experiencing mental illness, are housebound, frail, aged, recovering from or have an illness or have had an accident. Carers of vulnerable people are also encouraged to register as they may be at risk during an extreme weather event.
Red Cross volunteers call pre-registered clients to check on their wellbeing. If a call goes unanswered or if someone is in distress, an emergency procedure is activated to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the client.
People in the community who are at risk during extreme weather events and require phone support during these periods are encouraged to register by calling 1800 188 071 or email email@example.com.
Parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around South Australia. They are open to everyone, safe and easy to take part in.
These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and they encourage people of every ability to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experienced; you are all welcome.
Look for a Parkrun location near you by visiting the website link. You can register online and take your barcode for scanning on the day.
Most agree that keeping fit is a good way to deal with stress, doing it for free makes it even less stressful.
MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. Professional counsellors are experts in men's health, anger management, family violence, substance abuse, healthy relationships and integrated wellbeing.
This is a free service available to all male members of the public and can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in Australia.
MensLine can be contacted on 1300 78 99 78 or using their online chat service.