Mental Health Month celebrations at Cumberland

Nurse Ferial Sader, mental health nursing assistant Rhodora Briones, clinical nurse specialist Phuong Phuong and nurse Robyn Humphreys enjoyed the BBQ.

Cumberland Hospital’s staff, patients and carers marked Mental Health Month on October 26 with a day of events.

The celebrations kicked off with a BBQ lunch, cooked up by Cumberland Hospital staff, followed by presentations from guest speakers and researchers Tom Whitford and Reinette de Witt.


Clinical nurse specialist Tu (Anna) Dinh manned the BBQ.

A finger food dinner was held from 6pm and included introductions to members of the mental health carer reference group.

Cumberland Hospital held a range of other events to mark Mental Health Month including a recovery services showcase, guest speakers and support groups.

Clinical nurse educators Edwin Bouvest and Leena Kumar with Uniting Care mental health’s Simmi Sahi.

Thanks to all the wonderful staff at Cumberland Hospital – we appreciate everything you do!

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