Abstract Submission Open for 2017!

We invite you to join us at the 9th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium this year, being held at the Commercial Club, Albury, NSW from 12 – 13 October 2017. Topics Include: Structural Reform Harnessing Digital Information Looking...

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Empowering consumers and carers across Victoria

Safeguarding rights, upholding the mental health principles and empowering consumers and carers across Victoria Dr Lynne Coulson Barr, Mental Health Complaints Commissioner. Many people who contact our office are in need of a supportive process...

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Outcome Feedback (OF) Technology

An international team of researchers from various Universities (York, Sheffield, Huddersfield, Leiden, Trier) have developed and tested the impact of adopting Outcome Feedback (OF) technology in a psychological care service in the English NHS...

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Dream it Forward by ConnectGroups

ConnectGroups (the peak body for peer Support Groups in WA) partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Western Australia in 2013/14 to conceive a project modelled on its successful small grants brokerage service, the Pay it Forward Plan. The...

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Addiction Workforce Development

Addiction Workforce Development – The Aotearoa New Zealand experience: A reflection Anna Nelson-Programme Manager, Matua Raki. As I have been thinking about addiction workforce development internationally, I have also been reflecting on...

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How clients feel about ‘being screened’ for risks

Clients typically register their details before using a service – the ubiquitous ‘paperwork’. But what if registration also involves being screened for safety risks in families like domestic violence or suicide? How do clients feel about doing...

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