Mental Health – End the neglect

Last Thursday 12 August, a letter (in a poster form) was launched by Professor Pat McGorry and supporting organisations in Canberra.  View the ABC News coverage http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/08/12/2981464.htm  In conjunction with the poster, a video version was put together with nine carers and consumers reading various parts of the letter.  The video is available at: http://www.youtube.com/user/MentalHealthReform#p/a

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Guest Post: David Meldrum

We welcome David Meldrum CEO Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA) who has kindly agreed to say a few words about Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMS) Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMS)was a result of the 2006 COAG Mental Health funding decision. During 2009 and early in 2010 it has been very extensively evaluated. The results … Continue reading Guest Post: David Meldrum

We want to build a picture of the Mental Health common ground, We Ask You…

During recent weeks mental health has emerged from shadows of media oblivion. We want to know your opinion. We have scoured recent news to reveal many layers of opinions, evidence and viewpoints. What is the evidence? What opinions do you agree with? Are the health reforms plans being too rushed? The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals … Continue reading We want to build a picture of the Mental Health common ground, We Ask You…