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Promoting smoking prevention to help students stay tobacco free
Posted 20 September 2021 Promoting smoking prevention to help students stay tobacco free

The GRAMS TIS and Deadly Cru teams recently went on a remote school trip out to Yulga Jinna, Karalundi, Wiluna and Meekatharra to educate youth about the dangers of smoking.

U RITE day puts spotlight on mental health
Posted 14 September 2021 U RITE day puts spotlight on mental health

GRAMS hosted a community event last week to bring attention to mental health and the services available to support those in need.

COVID-19 Vaccination Draw
Posted 10 September 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Draw

Get the vaccination and enter a free draw to win white goods for Christmas

Celebrating a healthy Father's Day
Posted 10 September 2021 Celebrating a healthy Father's Day

We recently celebrated Father’s Day at GRAMS to honour the dads, grandads, uncles and brothers at our Father’s Day event.

Mental health first aid training to build community resilience
Posted 07 September 2021 Mental health first aid training to build community resilience

Geraldton Regional Medical Service (GRAMS) is delivering free Mental Health First Aid Training sessions in Geraldton, Carnarvon, Mount Magnet, Meekatharra, Morawa and Mullewa.

GRAMS CEO fully vaccinated
Posted 07 September 2021 GRAMS CEO fully vaccinated

Deborah received her second dose of vaccine last week and is calling for the rest of the community to step forward and complete the vaccinations in order to keep the community safe.

NAIDOC Week at Geraldton Senior High School
Posted 31 August 2021 NAIDOC Week at Geraldton Senior High School

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) joined the NAIDOC Week celebrations last week with Geraldton Senior High School honour this year’s theme – Heal Country! – which calls on everyone to ‘continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, destruction, and destruction.’

Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum
Posted 25 August 2021 Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum

The GRAMS team attended the Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum to engage with young people and share information on our programs and services.

Elders shares advice on community safety
Posted 04 August 2021 Elders shares advice on community safety

GRAMS monthly Elders Day catch up focused on developing radio and video to spread the word on community safety messages.

Morawa NAIDOC Day
Posted 22 July 2021 Morawa NAIDOC Day

GRAMS NDIS Access Team participated in the Morawa NAIDOC Day event to celebrate First Nations culture and country.

Working towards smoke free communities through creative art
Posted 20 July 2021 Working towards smoke free communities through creative art

The GRAMS TIS and Deadly Cru team visited Yalgoo and Mt Magnet for the first week of school holidays to help provide smoke free education and fun activities for kids.

Coral Coast Cup 2021
Posted 15 July 2021 Coral Coast Cup 2021

The GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking Team along with Deadly Cru were invited by Clontarf Football Academy to attend the Carnarvon Coral Coast Cup.

GRAMS NAIDOC Week celebrations highlights importance of Healing Country
Posted 13 July 2021 GRAMS NAIDOC Week celebrations highlights importance of Healing Country

The communities across the Midwest and Gascoyne Murchison came together last week to share and celebrate Indigenous culture, heritage and achievements as part of Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service’s (GRAMS) NAIDOC week celebrations.

GRAMS team rolls up their sleeves for WA
Posted 05 July 2021 GRAMS team rolls up their sleeves for WA

Congratulations to our first fives staff members who have completed their 2 dose course of their COVID-vaccine 19.

Cue Primary School Health Check Day and BBQ Lunch
Posted 01 July 2021 Cue Primary School Health Check Day and BBQ Lunch

Last month the Murchison Outreach Service visited Cue Primary School for Health Check Day to help support healthy growing children.

Perth and Peel in a 4 day lockdown
Posted 29 June 2021 Perth and Peel in a 4 day lockdown

Perth and Peel will enter a minimum 4-day lockdown from 12:01am, Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 12.01am, Saturday 3 July, 2021.

GRAMS supports development of culturally appropriate youth suicide
Posted 28 June 2021 GRAMS supports development of culturally appropriate youth suicide resources

GRAMS has partnered with the Centre for Best Practice in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) to help develop culturally appropriate self-help resources for Aboriginal families and communities to support young people who are involved in self-harm and suicidal behaviours.

Elders Day program focuses on protecting our Elders
Posted 22 June 2021 Elders Day program focuses on protecting our Elders

Once a month, GRAMS will organise different activities to engage with the Elders in the community, focusing on different health topics and advise.

GRAMS CEO encourages the community to get vaccinated
Posted 18 June 2021 GRAMS CEO encourages the community to get vaccinated

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) Chief Executive Officer, Deborah Woods received her first COVID-19 vaccination at GRAMS this morning to set an example for the community and encourages others to get vaccinated too.

Breaking youth smoking cycle through education
Posted 17 June 2021 Breaking youth smoking cycle through education

Karalundi College visited GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) team last week to participate in a smoking education workshop and learn about the dangers of smoking.

GRAMS becomes a Red Dust Healing facilitator to promote Indigenous
Posted 14 June 2021 GRAMS becomes a Red Dust Healing facilitator to promote Indigenous wellbeing

Geraldton Reginal Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) recently participated in the Red Dust Healing program to gain the knowledge and skills to become a Red Dust Healing trainer to strengthen families, workplaces, and communities.

GRAMS reflects on 20 years of Reconciliation at community morning tea
Posted 03 June 2021 GRAMS reflects on 20 years of Reconciliation at community morning tea

To commemorate the 20th anniversary and celebrate National Reconciliation Week, GRAMS hosted a morning tea at the Museum of Geraldton to celebrate the success of the GRAMS NAIDOC 2020 photography exhibition as well as reflecting on our shared histories, cultures and achievements.

TIS team encourage smokers to 'Commit to Quit' on World No Tobacco Day
Posted 01 June 2021 TIS team encourage smokers to 'Commit to Quit' on World No Tobacco Day

The GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking Team celebrate World No Tobacco Day, with this year's theme being "Commit to Quit".

Health Promotions Team multicultural long table luncheon
Posted 01 June 2021 Health Promotions Team multicultural long table luncheon

Team building is an important part of GRAMS’ strategic plan in creating a positive workplace culture to effectively create positive community health outcomes.

GRAMS Emergency Relief Foodbank Voucher
Posted 20 May 2021 GRAMS Emergency Relief Foodbank Voucher

Book an appointment at GRAMS and receive a Foodbank voucher!

New program launch: Eyes on men's health
Posted 18 May 2021 New program launch: Eyes on men's health

Starting Monday 24th of May from 9am to 3.30pm

Hygiene packs donated to support community
Posted 18 May 2021 Hygiene packs donated to support community

63 hygiene packs were donated to GRAMS Carnarvon where our team helped put together the bags, ready to be delivered to customers.

Half Day Closure due to staff professional development training
Posted 17 May 2021 Half Day Closure due to staff professional development training

Carnavon Medical Service will be closed Wednesday 19th May only from 12:00 PM to close of business (4:30 PM).

Yarning Circles for vulnerable people and families
Posted 17 May 2021 Yarning Circles for vulnerable people and families

A Yarning Circle has launched in Geraldton for people who have had a stroke or traumatic brain injury to provide support and a path to healing.

#RollUpForWA
Posted 13 May 2021 #RollUpForWA

Get your COVID-19 vaccination at GRAMS!

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