Written by VMIAC to make information about seclusion more accessible to consumers, to create extra pressure for change and to acknowledge survivors & encourage us all to speak out.
Supported Decision MakingResource | 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.
Co-production - Putting principles into practice in mental health contextsResource | 2018
This resource has been developed to inform and support understanding, planning, and implementing co-production initiatives specifically within the context of Victorian mental health services
Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention PlanResource | 2017
The Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan (Fifth Plan) is an integral part of the National Mental Health Strategy. Endorsed by the Australian Health Ministers’ Conference in 1992, the National Mental Health Strategy is formed by a suite of documents, each with a specific purpose.
Mad Workplaces: A guide for workplaces about working alongside people with 'mental illness'.Resource | 2014
A realistic and useful booklet for employers written collaboratively by consumers with significant consultation with people who employ consumers and people with expertise in relevant laws and employment practices. There is a matching resource for consumers.
Co-production in mental health: A literature reviewResource | 2013
In 2013, Mind (UK) commissioned nef (the new economics foundation) to carry out a review of existing evidence regarding co-production – examining when, why, and how it has been used in mental health and what impact it has had on people’s lives and their recovery.