Winner for Volunteer of the Year​

Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Belinda White
Dr Teresa Anderson Sydney LHD CE, Dr Michael Brydon SCHN CE, Volunteer of the Year, Belinda White, Innes Clarke MLHD, Elizabeth Koff, Brad Hazzard.

Belinda, affectionately referred to as Bil, has volunteered her time to facilitate a Creative Writing group for participants of the Mental Health Recovery Program. It involves group work and one to one support, covering subjects such as self-esteem, assertiveness, living skills and cognitive behavioural therapy. The program takes a holistic view of recovery promoting good diet, sleep, routine, exercise, relationships, and communication skills.

Bil uses her own experience of mental health and her teaching background to explore the natural talents of consumers. Bil is an inspiration to staff, consumers and the wider community. She has proven herself dependable as seen in the consistency of her work in the Recovery Unit. Bil is always professional in her interactions with staff and consumers and is held in high regard by consumers. The quality of Bil’s work and the impact it has had on consumers within the program is indisputable.​​​​​​

Current as at: Monday 30 October 2017