The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) developed the Recovery Oriented Language Guide because language matters in all aspects of life, and continues to be particularly important in the context of mental health and recovery.
Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health statusResource | 2022
The Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Guidelines on the management of co-occurring AOD & MH conditions in AOD treatment settings (3rd ed)Resource | 2022
This website and training aim to provide evidence-based information, training and resources to facilitate the translation and online dissemination of the “Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings (3rd edition)” published in 2022. This website and online training program supersede the second edition website and online training program, which were decommissioned on 30th January 2023 and are no longer available.
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Self-advocacy for the NDIS (mental health)Resource | 2021
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.
Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System - Final ReportResource | 2021
The Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System delivered its final report on 3 February 2021 and it was tabled in Parliament by the Victorian Government on 2 March 2021. The work of the Commission has now concluded.
Roadmap for Reform: strong families, safe childrenResource | 2021
Roadmap for Reform: Strong Families, Safe Children is our strategy to transform the child and family system. It focuses on earlier intervention and prevention to reduce vulnerability and equip children and young people to reach their full potential.
Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary reportResource | 2021
This report describes Victoria-specific findings from Writing Themselves In 4: a national survey of health and wellbeing among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia.
MARAM practice guides and resourcesResource | 2021
The Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework ensures services are effectively identifying, assessing and managing family violence risk.
Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and SafetyResource | 2021
In the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, titled Care, Dignity and Respect, Royal Commissioners made a call for fundamental reform of the aged care system as well as recommendations regarding improved access to older persons mental health services.
MARAM practice guides: Guidance for professionals working with adults using family violenceResource | 2021
The MARAM Framework provides a systemwide approach to risk assessment and risk management, providing guidance for professionals working with child or adult victim survivors, and adults using family violence.