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) 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.
Embedding Lived Experience (peer) Workers in Mental Health ServicesResource | 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.
National Eating Disorders Collaboration - PublicationsResource | 2018
This page contains publications created by the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC). Publications include the National Practice Standards for Eating Disorders, Eating Disorders Prevention, Treatment and Management - An Evidence Review and more.
Alcohol and drug withdrawal guidelinesResource | 2018
Turning Point has released the 3rd edition of the Alcohol and Other Drug withdrawal guidelines – a resource developed to support clinicians in the delivery of evidence-based withdrawal care.
Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status, 2017Resource | 2018
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.
Community mental health nurse – transition to specialty practice competency frameworkResource | 2018
These documents form the Community mental health nurse – transition to specialty practice competency framework. They include a background and overview, a toolkit, and manuals for facilitators and participants.