The purpose of these guidelines is to provide operational advice to support the planning and delivery of the Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) program, via Victoria’s adult Area Mental Health Services (AMHS).
Heart and Soul Matters: A guide to providing spiritual care in mental health settingsResource | 2016
This guide, from Spiritual Health Victoria, is intended for staff working in services supporting people living with mental illness, their families and carers. It is designed to equip staff, carers and family members with information to engage in conversations that involve spiritual themes.
Safewards training resourcesResource | 2016
The Safewards model and associated interventions have been highly effective in reducing conflict and containment, and increasing a sense of safety and mutual support for staff and patients. This page contains training resources related to the Victorian mental health implementation.
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Recovery LibraryResource | 2015
The resources presented in this Recovery Library are mapped against the nine domains of the Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice. An additional domain pertaining to Growing Consumer Leadership was also developed as part of the formation of the Recovery Library.
Keeping Body and Mind Together - Improving the physical health of people with mental illnessResource | 2015
This RANZCP report is one in a series that examines the barriers to health care for people with both mental and physical illness, and what can be done to reduce these barriers.
National Health Survey: Mental Health and co-existing physical health conditionsResource | 2015
This publication provides a cross-section of results from the National Health Survey, 2014-15. It provides an overview of selected characteristics of people with co-existing health conditions, in particular, people with co-existing mental and physical health conditions.
Victoria's 10-year mental health planResource | 2015
Victoria's 10-year mental health plan sets an ambitious, long-term vision for mental health and wellbeing. It will guide investment and drive better outcomes for Victorians.
Ice Action PlanResource | 2015
Victoria's Ice Action Plan delivers strategies and funding to reduce the supply, demand and harm of ice. The plan has been developed on the advice of the Ice Action Taskforce and builds on the Victorian Parliament's landmark 2014 inquiry into the supply and use of methamphetamines.
The Mental Health of Australian Children and AdolescentsResource | 2015
Young Minds Matter, the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Survey, is the largest national survey examining the mental health and wellbeing of Australian children and adolescents. The second survey involved interviews with more than 6,000 Australian families.