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    This strategic publication, Perspectives: Mental Health & Wellbeing in Australia, represents a snapshot of an important moment for the mental health sector in Australia, a time of real and meaningful reform. The publication is about building a stronger mental health sector, through collaborative reform, based on a coordinated approach to services and policy, creating an inclusive system where individuals are able to live a contributing life.

  • Consultant and Supplier Register The MHCA is comitted to being an open and transparent organisation that provides an equal opportunity to all potential contractors and suppliers. If you are interested in becoming a supplier, contractor or consultant to the MHCA, please fill in your details below. The MHCA is interested in hearing from people who provide the following services: - Social research - Policy development and analysis - Survey design and analysis - Governance specialists - Communications specialists - Suppliers, e.g. Electricians, Cleaners, etc. - Service proviers, e.g. Accountants, Workplace Safety Advisors, etc.

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    This report aims to provide a balanced and informed view on the relationship between cannabis and mental illness. It summarises the research and states the MHCA’s position on activities and directions that governments and the mental health sector should pursue based on the existing evidence.

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    The recommendations of this report clearly outlines the priorities for specific service improvements, including the need for national leadership, adequate resourcing and system-wide support for innovation in treatments and service development.

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    A 2 page summary of the 10 recommendations of the MHCA publication Home Truths.

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    Four key themes for a new style of mental health reform are highlighted in this report. These are: promoting early intervention for all severe disorders among young people; providing effective pharmacological and psychological treatments in primary care; maximising returns to full social and economic participation; and investing in innovation, research and sustainability.

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    This document is a summary of the Investing in Australia’s Future report and outlines immediate actions proposed by a wide coalition of health, community and social welfare groups.

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    This groundbreaking report details the scope and nature of stigma experienced by mental health consumers when seeking support and treatment from mental health and other health professionals.

  • Consumer and Carer Experiences of Stigma from Mental Health Professonals A study by the MHCA, Consumer and Carer Experiences of Stigma from Mental Health and Other Health Professionals , has revealed that the levels of stigma experienced by mental health consumers seeking treatment from mental health and other health professionals are similar to the levels of stigma reported in the general population. A downloadable copy of this report can be found on our Publications page.

  • MHCA Bulletin 2012

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