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Ways to prioritise your mental health

Ways to prioritise your mental health

Too much exposure to the troubles we face contributes to communal stress, anxiety and/or generalised fear of the future. What can you do to support your mental health and flourish?

The upside and downside of perfectionism

The upside and downside of perfectionism

What is perfectionism and why does it drive so many of us? Margie Braunstein writes about her experiences and insight, and how perfectionists are more prone to burnout.

Your Life Matters: Heart-warming stories

Your Life Matters: Heart-warming stories

Margie Braunstein writes about communities she and Fiona Nixon met on their travels to Wangaratta and the Riverina, delivering Your Life Matters regional and rural workshops. Stories of joy, hope and healing.

Police Moving Beyond Trauma

Police Moving Beyond Trauma

Former police officer and mental health advocate Esther McKay is encouraging current and former serving police to consider taking part in the Moving Beyond Trauma program.

Animals Helping Humans Heal

Animals Helping Humans Heal

Yoga instructor and former police officer Kate Kilby’s dog Gidget loves to help during the light exercise sessions that form part of the Moving Beyond Trauma program.

Vicarious Trauma – PTSD Awareness Day

Vicarious Trauma – PTSD Awareness Day

With a ‘lived’ experience of trauma after working 17 years in forensics for NSW Police, Esther Mckay helped establish Quest’s acclaimed Moving Beyond Trauma program

Katie’s story: I am not my trauma

Katie’s story: I am not my trauma

I spent New Year’s Eve 2019 sitting in the pitch dark at my best friend Alicia’s house listening to a portable radio while Alicia’s parents, Lyn and Stu, tried to figure out if they would still have a house.

Funding Options for Residential Programs

Self-Funding

Quest subsidises all privately or self-funded places to ensure the cost of our programs remains affordable to individuals. This allows us to reduce the fee from $4,400 to $2,800.

$2,200 Shared room (Early bird* $2,100 – must be paid 30 days in advance)
$2,800 Single room (Early bird* $2,700 – must be paid 30 days in advance)

Fees effective 1 July 2023.

Subsidies and Financial Help

Through generous grants, donations and fundraising, additional subsidies and financial help is available for a range of circumstances and anyone experiencing financial stress will be considered. We review each case individually and we do not means test. All applications are conducted via phone with a friendly member of the Programs intake team.

NDIS

Quest is a registered NDIS Provider. Residential Programs can be funded through plan-managed and self-managed NDIS plans.

DVA

We work with Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) White Card or Gold Card holders to make applications to the DVA Health Approvals Board.

Worker’s Comp Insurance

Residential programs can be covered by workers compensation insurance on a case-by-case basis.

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