mental health

Submission

In its submission, Mental Health Australia has emphasised that rollout of the NDIS must accommodate the distinctive needs of people with psychosocial disability. It asks the Productivity Commission to bring clarity to the many unresolved issues experienced by the mental health service sector and NDIS participants.

Submission

The submission highlights that implementation of the NDIS has presented a range of policy and operational issues for people with psychosocial disability. It makes recommendations for addressing the issues described in the submission.

Submission

The Mental Health Australia Submission on the Draft Fifth National Mental Health Plan

My Health Record

Mental Health Australia urges member organisations and mental health consumers and carers to support My Health Record, and to make an informed choice about online privacy.

My Health Record is an online summary of a person’s important health information that will assist GPs and other healthcare providers to make fully-informed treatment decisions. Australians can choose to have or cancel their My Health Record at any point in their life.

Submission

Mental Health Australia releases its submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill, focusing on government proposals to remove DSP from certain people in psychiatric detention.

Media Releases

Mental Health Australia has renewed its call for the development of long term suicide reduction targets following today’s release of devastating suicide data...

Media Releases

Mental Health Australia is concerned housing affordability stress is negatively impacting the mental health of low income Australians, following the release of...

Media Releases

Ella Ingram – the 21-year-old student who refused to accept insurance giant QBE ’s decision to deny her travel insurance claim – has won a landmark victory against discrimination in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

General

Perspectives Newsletter - September 2015.

General

Perspectives Newsletter - September 2015. We hear a lot about what we can do to prevent physical illnesses, but most of us rarely think about the sorts of things we can do to protect and promote mental wellbeing. The Act-Belong-Commit campaign is a world first mental health promotion program developed by Curtin University in Western Australia. The campaign is unique in that it targets the whole population and is focussed on mental health, rather than mental illness.

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