Head to Health: Opportunities to Provide Feedback

July 26, 2017

Over the past 18 months, the Australian Government Department of Health has been working with consumers, carers, health professionals and digital mental health service providers to develop Head to Health, the new digital mental health gateway. Head to Health is a key component of the Australian Government’s Response to the National Mental Health Commission’s 2014 […]

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Being Consultations: Have your say!

July 21, 2017

We are currently visiting areas of NSW to hold consultations with people with lived experience of mental illness. We will be asking people about the mental health system and other structures that affect people with mental illness, such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It is only by listening to people with a lived […]

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Being NDIS and Mental Health Survey

Are you interested in sharing your experience about the NDIS and mental health? We are running an online survey to find out about your experiences with the NDIS, so we can better advocate for the things that are important to you. The survey is for everyone, whether you are an NDIS participant or not. Survey link: […]

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Hearing from Young People in Hospital

August 3, 2017

Recently Kirsten and Emma spoke to some young people who have spent time in an inpatient mental health unit to talk about their experiences while in hospital, the issues that young people face that effect mental health, and the ways they could be involved to improve mental health services. A key concern that was discussed […]

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Experiences with the National Disability Insurance Scheme

July 27, 2017

In late June Elena facilitated a consultation here at the Collective Purpose office to hear about people’s experiences with the NDIS and mental health. We wanted to hear a wide range of feedback as it is important to know how the NDIS is working with other systems and the mental health sector.   The language […]

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