This document provides specialist mental health and AOD service staff with guidance to support care that is sensitive to gender-related issues, including gender-sensitive care, trauma-informed care, family violence, childhood sexual abuse, responding to incidents, and LGBTIQ+ people.
Speaking Our Minds: A guide to how we use our storiesResource | 2011
A FREE resource, written entirely by mental health consumers. This booklet is all about mental health consumers' stories - how we use them, why we might not use them, and how we can best make use of our stories when we do share them.
Adult prevention and recovery care (PARC) services framework and operational guidelinesResource | 2010
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide operational advice to support the planning and delivery of PARC services. Approved adult PARC services should develop their own procedures and practices to address the issues raised in these guidelines.
Dual diagnosis: key directions for service developmentResource | 2007
This document clarifies priorities and directions for dual diagnosis service development in Vic. It highlights current service delivery issues and provides guidance for service leaders and managers responsible for ensuring that dual diagnosis becomes core business within their services.