A resource that facilitates therapeutic conversations with consumers to explore issues relating to the interaction between their mental health and alcohol and/or other drug use.
Map of the NSQHS Standards second edition with the National Standards for Mental Health ServicesResource | 2018
This document maps the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards with the National Standards for Mental Health Services (NSMHS). The purpose of the document is to demonstrate to mental health stakeholders the extent of alignment between the two sets of standards.
Methamphetamine Treatment GuidelinesResource | 2018
The Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines, 2nd edition, have been developed by Turning Point to assist Victorian health professionals in the clinical management of methamphetamine use disorder and related presentations.
Power Threat Meaning FrameworkResource | 2018
Produced by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology, this Framework is an over-arching structure for identifying patterns in emotional distress, unusual experiences and troubling behaviour, as an alternative to psychiatric diagnosis and classification.
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2017-18Resource | 2018
This report provides an outline of Victorian Government funded mental health services and the Victorians who accessed them for treatment, care and support in 2017-18. This includes a range of hospital and community-based clinical mental health services, and non-clinical services.
Australia’s Mental and Physical Health TrackerResource | 2018
Australia’s Mental and Physical Health Tracker is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.
Fish Out of Water - tackling the challenges of lived experience (peer) workConsumer perspective | Service development | 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.
Embedding Lived Experience (peer) Workers in Mental Health ServicesService development | 2018
In this video, managers of lived experience workers (Cate Bourke and Tom Pickup) share their experiences and learnings about inclusion of lived experience workforce in mental health services.
Diagnosis in child mental health - Exploring the benefits, risks and alternativesResource | 2018
Service providers seldom have time to explore the debates, complexities and nuances surrounding the diagnosis of child mental health conditions. This CFCA paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role that diagnosis plays in their work with children.