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.
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
Fish Out of Water - tackling the challenges of lived experience (peer) workResource | 2018
This video of the Fish Out of Water workshop recorded the Post Discharge Initiative Forum in March 2018. In this workshop Indigo shares her thoughts and perspective about some of the barriers impacting lived experience workers employed in mental health services.
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.