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This week read about the sector’s response to the Royal Perth Show’s Bethlem Sanatorium Display, the announcement of a new National Mental Health Commissioner, the upcoming ‘Integrating Mental Health into the NDIS Conference’ and more.

Newsletters / Bulletins

In this week’s update read about the Pro Bono State of the NFP Sector Survey, the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, NMHCCF meeting and a new survey on workplace stigma.

Newsletters / Bulletins

This Week Mental Health Australia Board Meeting The Mental Health Australia Board met in Canberra this week. The Board remain focussed on the National Mental...

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This week’s update comes to you from TheMHS Conference in Perth. Also read about the new SANE Forums, the AMA Parliamentary Dinner, Jobs Australia Conference, our submission to the Senate inquiry on income inequality and welcome new members Aftercare.

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014. Those who grapple with the devastating reality of an eating disorder also face the additional stress and challenges of serious stigma. Butterfly Foundation CEO Christine Morgan looks at the devastating impact of eating disorders on the Australian community.

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014. A rising crisis and process of discrimination is largely being ignored in mental health within Australia. Hocking Fellowship Award Recipient Sonia Neale, discusses Borderline Personality Disorder and how it can be stigmatised and discriminated against within the mental health system itself.

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014. When a mental health issue first touches our lives we can often feel incredibly alone. Jack Heath, CEO of SANE Australia explains how the SANE Forums is bringing people together to share their own experiences of mental Illness to build resilience, offer advice, and create a community to show that they are not alone.

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014. In late 2013 the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network was funded under the DisabilityCare Australia Sector Development Grants, through the ACT NDIS Taskforce, to develop an education module for peer workers about the NDIS. Their Community Education Co-Ordinator Petra Kallay explains the program.

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014.Young leaders from ReachOut.com took Parliamentarians on a hands-on tour of e-mental health services at Parliament House in August. Director of Communications and Marketing, Michael Garnett takes us through this unique event co-hosted with the Parliamentary Friends of Youth Mental Health (PFYMH).

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Perspectives Newsletter - August 2014. Indigo Daya at Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria explains how her history of mental health issues and her experiences with the psychiatric system are vital to ensuring a quality and progressive approach to mental health advocacy.

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