Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hunter PIR and the NDIS: Building a Stronger Partnership 

The Partners in Recovery (PIR) Initiative provides coordinated support for people with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs. As well as improving health outcomes for consumers, Hunter Partners in Recovery (PIR) is striving to improve the mental health system for all … Continue reading

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 Quarterly Community Forum

The Mental Health Community Coalition ACT, the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network, Carers ACT, and Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol & Drug Services invite you to their next Quarterly Community Forum on: 7th April 2015, 5.00 pm – 6:45 pm, … Continue reading

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Recovery Conference 2015: BEING in the Country 

PRE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!! This year’s Recovery Conference will be held in Tamworth on Wednesday 27th May, at the West Diggers club (Kable Ave, Tamworth) and will focus on the unique mental health experiences of rural Australians.This year’s recovery conference … Continue reading

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INDIGENOUS CONFERENCE SERVICES

CALL FOR PAPERS – SECOND ROUND IS NOW OPEN UNTIL MARCH 31st For further information visit the event website http://www.indigenousconferences.com/ Indigenous Conference Services is proud to host five great conferences this year where our second round of papers is now open … Continue reading

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The Third International Conference on Youth Mental Health

2015, 8-10 October http://www.iaymh2015.com/ Abstracts can now be submitted for the 3rd International Conference on Youth Mental Health in Montreal from 8th to 10th Oct 2015. Please see further information on the conference website www.iaymh2015.com  The closing date for Abstract … Continue reading

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5th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference

“Rising to new heights” is the theme of the 5th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference (AMHOIC 2015) which is being held from 11 – 13 November 2015 at the Millennium Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand. The conference is brought to you … Continue reading

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Carers Victoria launches No Interest Loans Scheme

Carers Victoria has become the latest fully accredited provider of Good Shepherd Microfinance’s award-winning No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS). Minister for Families and Children, the Honourable Jenny Mikakos, formally launched the program at an event at Carers Victoria’s offices in … Continue reading

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Child illness and resilience program: Helping families cope with the challenges of childhood chronic illness

Family life can be stressful at the best of times, but almost 15 per cent of Australian families care for a child or young person living with chronic illness. Research indicates that growing up with a chronic illness can introduce … Continue reading

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A nationally recognised qualification for peer workers

The National Mental Health Commission has released the first batch of Mental Health Peer Work training and assessment materials for registered training organisations (RTOs) across Australia to use. The Mental Health Peer Work Qualification Development Project aims to develop and … Continue reading

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PhD scholar to focus on carers of mentally ill in rural and regional areas

The role of carers within the mental health sector in regional and rural communities will be examined in a research project led by the 2015 Kevin Sheridan Rural and Remote Mental Health PhD Scholarship winner, Victoria Pilbeam. Victoria will evaluate … Continue reading

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