Category Archives: Report

Report: Psychological Disability, 2012 – ABS (Psychological disability on the increase)

The number of people with a psychological disability has increased between 2009 and 2012, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “In 2012, just over three-quarters of a million Australians reported having a psychological … Continue reading

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Recognising and responding to a deterioration in mental state.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) auspiced a Scoping Review to explore and report on: the current knowledge base for recognising and responding to deterioration in the mental state of inpatients in acute settings gaps … Continue reading

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Tell Them They’re Dreaming: Work, Education and Young People with Mental Illness in Australia

Orygen Youth Health Research Centre has just released a landmark report examining a number of the barriers to the participation in employment and education of young people with mental illness in Australia.The report, Tell Them They’re Dreaming: Work, Education and … Continue reading

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Launch of Equal before the law: Towards disability justice strategies

I am pleased to provide you with a copy of the Australian Human Rights Commission report, Equal before the law: Towards disability justice strategies. The Report focuses on people with disabilities who need communication supports or … Continue reading

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2012 ReachOut.com National Survey Report

Over 3,600 young people participated in the survey, which found that the majority of these young people (75%) were experiencing high or very high levels of psychological distress at the time of accessing ReachOut.com. Of those respondents who were experiencing … Continue reading

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The Case for Mental Health Reform in Australia: a Review of Expenditure and System Design

The report: The Case for Mental Health Reform in Australia: a Review of Expenditure and System Design, the new report from Medibank and Nous Group, which was launched yesterday with beyondblue. Click here to download.

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Australians want time to care report

The Australian Council of Trade Unions have launched the Australians Want Time to Care report, which highlights Australians are struggling to cope with a lack of due process and out-dated workplace cultures. Carers Victoria CEO Caroline Mulcahy spoke at the launch … Continue reading

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What’s missing from the first national mental health report card

Source: blogs.crikey.com.auAuthor: Melissa Sweet and Sebastian Rosenberg29 November 2012For the full article go to: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/croakey/2012/11/27/whats-missing-from-the-first-national-mental-health-report-card/ As outlined in the previous post, the first National Mental Health Commission’s first report card has been released. A report card on the report card … Continue reading

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Recognition and Respect: Mental Health Carers Report 2012

The Recognition and Respect: Mental Health Carers Report 2012 has been released by the Mental Health Council of Australia. The report provides an insight into the lives of some of the most dedicated yet vulnerable members of our community: people … Continue reading

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Media Release:MHCA welcomes National Report Card

Press Release: Mental Health Council27 November 2012The Mental Health Council of Australia has welcomed the release of Australia’s first National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.The National Report Card draws heavily on existing information and data along with … Continue reading

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