The Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL) is the central agency for public mental health workforce development in Victoria.

Our vision is to be the centrepiece for mental health learning in Victoria; leading and driving innovation that strengthens and sustains a flexible, curious, knowledgeable and recovery-focused workforce.

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08 Apr
Big Feels @ Work is a 5-part audio resource for mental health professionals dealing with their own 'big feelings'. The program is made by The Big...
08 Apr
The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing has put together a page of resources for Mental Health Nurses and people with Lived Experience. The page include...
29 Mar
The Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (DHHS) page with information, updates and advice about the outbreak of the coronavirus disease...

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DHHS - Health services and general practice - coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Physical health | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

This Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (DHHS) page contains coronavirus (COVID-19) resources, information, plans and guides for health professionals.

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Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for Contact and Droplet Precautions

Physical health | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

This 4-minute video from Melbourne Health describes the correct process for putting on and for safely removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Please check current guidelines for what level of precautions are required for suspected, confirmed or critical coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.

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Self-advocacy for the NDIS (mental health)

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2020

This booklet from IMHA is for people who experience mental illness and want to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The booklet contains 9 modules including "Learning how to self advocate", "NDIS plan preparation" and one module for support people.

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Mental Health Intensive Care Framework

Service development | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

Mental health intensive care is a specialist care type that provides supportive, therapeutic engagement to individuals experiencing increased vulnerability during an acute phase of mental illness. The framework identifies contemporary, best practice principles.

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