Monthly Archives: November 2011

Childbirth – Mental Illness

A FREE online book for partners of women with puerperal psychosis (also refered to as post-natal or post-partum psychosis). Written by a carer partner this provides helpful and practical information for carers of women with this relatively rare, but significant … Continue reading

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Living with Psychotic Illness

The People Living with Psychotic Illness 2010 study, the largest of its kind ever undertaken in Australia, found that psychotic illness affects around one in every 200 Australians every year and that 90% of people affected report a deterioration in … Continue reading

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Psychosocial Disability – Position Statement

Unravelling Psychosocial Disability, a position statement by the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF), was launched at Parliament House, 22 Nov, 2011, by Senator Jan McLucas, Parliamentary Secretary for Ageing, Disability and Carers. This landmark document describes the … Continue reading

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Mental Health Funding – Senate Inquiry

Inquiry into Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services. Australian Senate, Community Affairs References Committee. Inquiry into Better Access and other federal Mental Health Funding. Report Issued – November 2011. Download:: Full Report available here as .pdf file (NB:: … Continue reading

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