The Mental Health and Wellbeing act and explanatory notes as read in parliament 23/06/2022. This new bill is set to replace the Mental Health Act of 2014.
Age-positive language guideResource | 2021
Ageism is a common experience in Australia. Its negative impacts on health and wellbeing are significant. For this reason, NARI has developed an age-positive language guide. The guide provides practical examples of how words, phrases, and images can better portray older people and combat ageism.
The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on intimate partner violence and mental healthResource | 2022
The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on intimate partner violence and mental health: advancing mental health services, research, and policy
Information Sharing Schemes and the Family Violence MARAM FactsheetResource | 2020
The Victorian government has introduced the Information Sharing Schemes and the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM) to reduce family violence and promote child wellbeing or safety. This factsheet provides information about the Schemes and MARAM.
Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program Fact SheetResource | 2022
This fact sheet provides information about the Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program in Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Services.
Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability FrameworkResource | 2021
The Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework sets out the skills, knowledge and ways of working that the workforce will require in the new integrated and responsive mental health and wellbeing system. It will be revised to keep pace with emerging and evolving needs.
Mental health workforce strategyResource | 2021
Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing workforce strategy 2021–2024 sets out a coordinated and strategic approach to deliver the diverse, skilled and multidisciplinary workforce required for Victoria’s reformed mental health and wellbeing system.
Specialist Family Violence Advisor guidelines and reporting templateResource | 2021
Guidelines to support consistent state-wide delivery of the program, describe responsibilities, clarify activities and confirm reporting requirements, while providing guidance for Specialist Family Violence Advisor service delivery across Victoria within the mental health and alcohol and drug sector
National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing StrategyResource | 2021
The Strategy outlines the requirements for an effective system of care for children, seeking to create a new, shared understanding of the roles of families, communities, services, and educators in promoting and supporting child mental health and wellbeing.
Guide to Promising Programs - Adolescent Violence in the HomeResource | 2022
This page provides information about the Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) programs currently operating in Victoria and Australia.