The Physical health framework is the first of its kind in Victoria. It describes a range of initiatives for mental health organisations and clinicians to work in partnership with consumers and carers to discuss physical health in the context of a recovery plan.
Other learning opportunities
WHO guidelines: Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disordersPhysical health | 2018
WHO has released, for the first time, evidence-based guidelines on management of physical conditions in adults with severe mental disorders.
Australia’s Mental and Physical Health TrackerPhysical health | 2018
Australia’s Mental and Physical Health Tracker is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.
Equally Well Consensus StatementPhysical health | 2017
Equally Well aims to improve the quality of life of people living with mental illness by providing equal access to quality health care. The Equally Well Consensus Statement outlines six essential elements that provide guidance to health services.