The CMHL has compiled a list of common acronyms used across mental health settings. Please let us know if you would like to recommend any additions: cmhl.org.au/contact
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the provision of mental health careResource | 2020
The PPE guidance applies to all mental healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors, allied health, lived experience workforce, psychosocial disability support workers and other staff that are in direct contact with mental health consumers.
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
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19Resource | 2020
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19 is a tool for health services, staff, advocates, carers, consumers and the broader community to better understand the Victorian public mental health system and the services available for people with a mental illness.
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.
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 Brief Guide To Using Telehealth from MindSpotResource | 2020
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.
Pandemic Kindness MovementResource | 2020
The Pandemic Kindness Movement was created by clinicians across Australia, working together to support all health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have curated respected, evidence-informed resources and links to valuable services to support the wellbeing of the health workforce.
Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Interim ReportResource | 2019
The Royal Commission interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health. This is the first of two major reports by the Commission and represents a stocktake of what the Commission has learned so far.