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Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making

Note: The Hearing Voices Approach and Training have been developed around the world by people with Lived Experience. Event description: This course is...

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


The rights and responsibilities of citizenship are available to all members of our society. Many people who experience mental illness or have had...


In Australia, recovery has become a core concept in mental health practice. It is referred to extensively in policy and service delivery documents...

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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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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, endorsed by VMIAC, IMHA and CPN, aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide - 2nd edition

Recovery & supported decision making | 2018

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) developed the Recovery Oriented Language Guide because language matters in all aspects of life, and continues to be particularly important in the context of mental health and recovery.

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Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life

Older persons mental health | Recovery & supported decision making | 2017

This article includes participant discussions from an event titled "Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life".

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