CALD

National Multicultural Mental Health Project

Overview

The project provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. 

Building on the important work of previous national multicultural mental health projects - including the MHiMA and the Multicultural Mental Health Australia project - the new national multicultural mental health project aims to support mental health service providers to improve cultural responsiveness and accessibility.

The key objectives of the project are to:

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia Project

The Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) project is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Health, to provide a national focus for advice and support to providers and governments on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. This involves representation and support for CALD communities’ interests in the mental health sector and raising awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention in CALD communities.

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