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Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia CEO discussing how leadership and culture change will be a focus in the final Dementia Australia Symposium Series. She says that the series has attracted nearly 3,000 unique attendees from Australia and 20 other countries around the world and will be availiable to view until 20 October.

Dr Rhonda Garad, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation – MCHRI talking about perinatal distress during COVID-19. Research has shown that new mothers, pregnant women or those planning a pregnancy are showing signs of distress during the early stages of COVID-19 due to the lack of specific and timely information about health and risk relevant to themselves and their family.

Senior Constable Nicole O’Rourke from Edmonton Police joins Trev in the studio to for their weekly WhichWay Yarning segment, with this week focusing on child protection week which is held annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention.

Dr Monica Barratt, Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University and co-author of the Global Drug Survey COVID-19 edition makes a comment on the Global Drug Survey COVID-19 edition. The results provide a snapshot of changed drug use patterns, drug markets and other drug-related trends during the pandemic based on over 55,000 surveys, including 1,889 in Australia.

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