Mental health

Research from the University of Canberra and ACT Health highlights the value that consumer leaders can bring to mental health services planning—although this has historically been met with resistance or tokenism, says Australian Health Review (AHR) chief...

The Health Advocate - October 2017

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The October 2017 issue focuses on mental health and features articles including:

  • Leadership needed to tackle mental health stigma at work
  • Perinatal depression support
  • ...

Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship

About the Scholarship
The Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), together with Brisbane...

Today’s announcement by the Minister for Health of a new Mental Health Advisory Panel may assist in the progress of mental health reforms, but its proposed review functions are premature, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). ‘...

‘Australians using services across the healthcare and social services sectors may fall through the cracks as they try to navigate complex and interwoven systems,’ said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Acting Chief Executive Krister Partel...

The Australian healthcare and social welfare sectors are underprepared to deal with the burdens of rising rates of chronic disease and disability and an ageing population. Government responses to this include the establishment of programs such as Health...

The mental health burden in Australia is significant and it is growing. The National Mental Health Commission’s 2014 report Contributing lives, thriving communities1 , clearly sets out the burden associated with mental ill health, in terms of health...

Mental health - can reform improve access and support early intervention?

Medicare Locals and the disadvantaged

  • advocates of a social model of health are feeling disappointed

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Author/Editor: Deeble Institute - Ms Sandra L Matheson, Ms Alana M. Shepherd, Prof Vaughan J. Carr, Dr Anne-marie Boxall and Mr Krister H. Partel        

Under Australian mental health laws, an Obligatory Dangerousness...

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