Monthly Archives: February 2013

Urgently seeking stories from mental health consumers and carers

The NSW Mental Health Commission is urgently seeking stories from mental health consumers and carers about their experiences of seeking hospital based care in a crisis situation.  A discussion paper can be viewed here…   People can email details about … Continue reading

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Framework for pharmacists as partners in mental health care

PSA has developed a Framework for pharmacists as partners in mental health care in partnership with mental health consumers, carers and care coordinators, mental health policy and practice experts, pharmacists, general practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health nurses. MHCAA provided … Continue reading

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Centre for Excellence for Peer Support E-Zine

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Tas- Find out More about the NDIS 

Tasmanians can learn more about the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) at a series of forums now underway across Tasmania. Commonwealth Minister for Disability Reform Jenny Macklin and Tasmanian Acting Minister for Human Services, Michelle O’Byrne, said the forums … Continue reading

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National Disability Insurance Scheme Practical Design Fund e-Market Consultations 

The e-Market consultations (supplemented by an online survey) will be held during March and April in a number of centres around Australia. The purpose of the consultations is to explore the potential for a multifunctional online platform (e-Market) tailored towards … Continue reading

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New Eating Disorder Sibling and Friends Support Officer

Eating Disorder Victoria (EDV) has introduced a Siblings and Friends Support Officer to provide free-of-charge confidential appointments in their rooms in Glen Iris and schools.To arrange a face-to-face or telephone appointment with a Siblings and Friends Support Officer, please contact … Continue reading

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NFPs Question Mental Health Report

A new National Mental Health Commission report that claims Australians lack basic knowledge about mental illness has been questioned by leading sector Not for Profits. The report, Can we talk… about mental health and suicide is based on anecdotal evidence … Continue reading

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Mind Australia E-Bulletin

The Summer 2013 edition of Open Mind is now available. Some of the stories are: Leading Minds New Mental Health Act Ambassadors give hope Mind’s report back to the community Anti-poverty week Trauma framework Click here to open an interactive … Continue reading

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Parents Bereaved by Offspring Suicide- A Population-Based Longitudinal Case-Control Study

James M. Bolton, MD; Wendy Au, BSc; William D. Leslie, MSc, MD; Patricia J. Martens, PhD; Murray W. Enns, MD; Leslie L. Roos, PhD; Laurence Y. Katz, MD; Holly C. Wilcox, PhD; Annette Erlangsen, PhD; Dan Chateau, PhD; Randy Walld, … Continue reading

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Arafmi NSW E-News- The Mind Reader 

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