Mental Health Network

AHHA facilitates a number of networks, each aimed at promoting collaboration and providing opportunities for likeminded organisations and individuals to build networks around a specific topic.

The Mental Health Network has been established to provide opportunities to share information and expertise around mental health initiatives with a focus on primary health care. To achieve this, the Network will:

  • Hold a number of face to face meetings a year to:
    • Hear presentations on innovative solutions and programs relating to the delivery of mental health services
    • Directly network with others involved with the delivery of mental health services
    • Encourage inter-disciplinary and cross-sector dialogue as it relates to mental health services
       
  • Host all presentations delivered at these meetings on this website to promulgate information sharing
     
  • Specifically highlight the programs and work being undertaken by the Primary Health Networks as their role and scope with regards to mental health programs is announced and clarified

Information gathered through the Network may influence and inform AHHA’s advocacy activities. However, the Network itself is designed to facilitate the sharing of information and is not an advocacy forum.

Membership

Membership is open to all AHHA stakeholders with an interest in mental health.

Members may be representatives of government agencies, community and private sector organisations, academics or other individuals with relevant expertise. Membership is not available to pharmaceutical companies.

To join the network contact Lisa Robey on 02 6162 0780

Events

The Mental Health Network will meet a number of times a year. The remaining scheduled meetings for this year are: 

Further information about the meetings including registration details and agendas will be provided closer to the meeting date.

28 June 2017 - Perth

Anthea Fursland - Eating Disorders What might stepped care look like.pdf
Anthea Fursland - Eating Disorders What might stepped care look like.pdf
Sue Martin - GP Perspective on Eating Disorders.pdf
Sue Martin - GP Perspective on Eating Disorders.pdf
Chris Gibbs - Working together. Working better.
Chris Gibbs - Working together. Working better.
Harry Lovelock - Primary Health Reforms and Workforce Engagement
Harry Lovelock - Primary Health Reforms and Workforce Engagement

27 July - Darwin

Rob Parker - Australian Indigenous Mental Health: Issues and Solutions
Rob Parker - Australian Indigenous Mental Health: Issues and Solutions
Kris Trott - Queensland Transition to NDIS for Mental Health
Kris Trott - Queensland Transition to NDIS for Mental Health
Harry Lovelock - MHPA Mental Health Clinical Services Commissioning Principles
Harry Lovelock - MHPA Mental Health Clinical Services Commissioning Principles
Paul Burgess - Psychologist integration in Aboriginal Primary Health Care
Paul Burgess - Psychologist integration in Aboriginal Primary Health Care
Helen Egan - Community mental health in the northern territory
Helen Egan - Community mental health in the northern territory
Mike Byrne and Sam Bowden - 2016 Pilot Darwin Homelessness Response Group
Mike Byrne and Sam Bowden - 2016 Pilot Darwin Homelessness Response Group

10 May - Newcastle

Kim Ryan - Mental Health Nurses: what are they, how to engage them and why you should
Kim Ryan - Mental Health Nurses: what are they, how to engage them and why you should
Tony Holland and Karen Etheredge - OzHelp: A Partnership Model for Early Intervention
Tony Holland and Karen Etheredge - OzHelp: A Partnership Model for Early Intervention
Nadine Street - Mental Health HealthPathways
Nadine Street - Mental Health HealthPathways
Jaelea Skehan - Suicide Prevention Planning
Jaelea Skehan - Suicide Prevention Planning
Bill Campos - Utilisation of the Western Sydney Mental Health Atlas, one year on
Bill Campos - Utilisation of the Western Sydney Mental Health Atlas, one year on

8 March - Brisbane

Jeff Cheverton - Collective Performance Management
Jeff Cheverton - Collective Performance Management
Michelle McAllister – Lessons Learned from PIR
Michelle McAllister – Lessons Learned from PIR
Frank Quinlan - Mental Health Australia
Frank Quinlan - Mental Health Australia
David Butt - Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities
David Butt - Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities
Judy Proudfoot - Integrated Stepped Care E-Clinics for Adolescents and Adults
Judy Proudfoot - Integrated Stepped Care E-Clinics for Adolescents and Adults