This guide is designed to support mental health professionals (practitioners) to learn to safely and effectively use telephone and video technology (telehealth) to deliver mental health services. MindSpot is funded by the Australian Government.
LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide 2020Resource | 2020
The Equality Project developed the Australian LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide to ensure that lesbian, gay, bi+, trans, gender diverse, non-binary, intersex, queer, asexual and aromantic (ace and aro) people and their families experience genuine inclusion and the realisation of their human rights in Australia.
A practical guide to working with children and families through TelehealthResource | 2020
This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.
Healthcare Worker Wellbeing during COVID19Resource | 2020
This resource list is primarily aimed at supporting health service organisations with a known and categorised compilation of Australian and international resources that may assist in the organisation’s approach to supporting their workforce’s wellbeing during COVID19
Balit Durn Durn VACCHO Report to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health SystemResource | 2020
Balit Durn Durn was developed by VACCHO to support the Royal Commission's into the mental health system's final report. Balit Durn Durn aims to provide an overview of Aboriginal Communities' experience with the current mental health system and offers innovative Aboriginal-led solutions.
Exploring the place of alcohol and other drug services in the mental health systemResource | 2020
This report by 360Edge explores the role of alcohol and other drug policy, services, prevention and supports in a successful mental health system. Four key areas are identified; maintain specialisation, improve internal capability, increase external collaboration, and provide adequate funding.
Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary reportResource | 2020
This report describes Victoria-specific findings from Writing Themselves In 4: a national survey of health and wellbeing among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia.
Culturally responsive practice with men who use violenceResource | 2020
This resource is designed for family violence practitioners seeking to apply best practice principles when working with men from with migrant and refugee communities who use violence.
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2019-20Resource | 2020
This report provides an outline of Victorian Government funded mental health services and the Victorians who accessed them for treatment, care and support in 2019-20. This includes a range of hospital and community-based clinical mental health services, and non-clinical services.