Upcoming events

28 May
Consumer perspective, Families & carers
This training is open to those working within clinical professions and who manage or support Intentional Peer Support trained peer workers. It...
28 May
Alcohol and other drugs, Consumer perspective, Families & carers
This one day workshop is an introduction to dual diagnosis for the lived experience workforce. The program views AOD related issues through an...
Melbourne CBD
12 Jun
Consumer perspective, Therapeutic theory & practice
This 3 day mega training combines Voices Vic’s most popular 2 day ‘The Hearing Voices Approach’ training with our 1 day ‘Voice Profiling’ workshop....

Other learning opportunities

On request training
Practical ways for mental health workers to align everyday practice with the human rights principles that underpin supported decision-making...

'Consumer participation' is a familiar phrase in mental health settings, incorporating several conceptual, ethical, political and practical challenges...


Peer contributions to the field of mental health are made through direct support (both within and alongside traditional mental health services),...

Related resources

VMIAC Seclusion Report

Consumer perspective | MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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Supported Decision Making

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2019

Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services.  This information sheet aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services, and to help clinicians know what they should be able to provide.

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