Upcoming events

10 Oct
Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice

The ACTivating Recovery Program is hosting its first low cost event, featuring the renowned Dr. Louise Hayes! Expand your therapeutic skills and make...

17 Oct
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...

Moorabbin, Victoria, 3189
28 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs, Recovery & supported decision making, Younger persons mental health

Do substances and mental health mix? This course is great if you: - Are keen to learn about the connection between substances and mental health -...

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...


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 | 2021

This workbook was developed following a co-design process, in partnership with Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) and Tandem, with the purpose of providing self-advocacy information, identifying rights and strategies that support people to speak up for themselves.

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Supported Decision Making

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2019

 A brief introduction to what Supported Decision Making means, and how to do it. The 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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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Recovery & supported decision making | 2022

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 | Service development | 2017

This article includes participant discussions from a 2017 event titled "Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life" hosted by Health Education and Training Institute, and NSW Older People’s Mental Health Policy Unit

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