mental health

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Mental Health Australia has today welcomed news that the Productivity Commission will conduct an inquiry ‘into the role of mental health in supporting economic...

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Mental Health Australia has welcomed the news that state and territory governments will match the Commonwealth’s $80 million dollar commitment to fund services...

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2018-19 Federal Budget - Summary Mental Health Australia welcomed measures announced in the 2018-19 Budget, handed down on 8 May 2018. This Budget will see new...

Report

Commissioned by Mental Health Australia, this report by Urbis presents a broad based synthesis of current research with economic implications applied to an Australian context. It provides thought provoking reading for policy makers, academics and commissioners of mental health services.

Newsletters / Bulletins

As that memorable line in the movie ‘The Castle’ so simply reminds us all… “It’s not a house, it’s a home.” And having a place to call home is integral to one’s mental health…

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We often talk about the social determinants that lead to mental ill-health and mental illness, but seldom drill down further to call them out, and acknowledge how we must improve them as a community. Today, in 2020, people in our community are still marginalized, treated poorly or discriminated against because of race, gender, disability, age or sexuality…

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One of our challenges as a mental health ecosystem is to balance our understanding and advocacy for the specific mental health issues faced by people across their lifespan.

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We have been reflecting on the theme of National Reconciliation Week #InThisTogether and I have deeply appreciated the leadership this notion provides…

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At a time of change, when we are looking for direction, clarity and certainty, what can we learn from those who have gone before us?

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Over the last four weeks I’ve thoroughly enjoyed speaking with more than 60 passionate and professional members of our mental health sector. Meeting and hearing from staff, members, stakeholders and colleagues has certainly given me a better understanding of our sector, and that process will continue over the coming weeks as I talk with more and more people…

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