Mental health promotion

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1016497

Submission

5 Jun 2018

Universities New Zealand has made this submission to the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. The submission outlines a number of key points, which are both issues and opportunities for improvement.

Briefing paper

24 May 2018

This Policy Brief identifies an urgent need to change this paradigm and formulate a comprehensive, sustainable and evidence-informed plan to effectively promote and improve the mental health of children and the adults they become.

Report

10 May 2018

Like police, emergency services and youth justice, child protection is ‘frontline’ work that is highly complex and requires specialist skills—and frontline workers are considered to be at particular risk of developing mental health issues. This audit examines whether Victoria’s CPPs maintain good mental health and...

Report

1 May 2018

This report tries to tackle a set of complex issues with a pragmatic approach to the scale of the task of reforming Australia's mental health system.

Research report

23 Apr 2018

This report maps the activity and characteristics of individuals who engage with beyondblue’s Suicidal thoughts and self-harm forum. This work provides an evidence base that can be used to maintain, improve and replicate these services to better reach people vulnerable to serious mental health risks....

Research report

8 Mar 2018

This paper reports on the the research project Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja – Good Spirit Men’s Place. The project was commissioned by the two organisations – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

Report

7 Mar 2018

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the Australian Federal Police in managing employee mental health.

Report

The monitoring and advocacy report of the Mental Health Commissioner
27 Feb 2018

The Mental Health Commissioner, Kevin Allan, says New Zealand needs to broaden its focus from mental illness and addiction to mental well-being and recovery in his 2018 monitoring and advocacy report.

Survey

21 Feb 2018

Not enough is being done to help stressed and overworked school principals cope with the ever-increasing demands of the job. This report reveals little is being done by private school employers, Catholic Education Offices or State and Territory governments to ease the burden school principals...

Report

8 Jan 2018

This document is the final report of the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Service Review, and reports on all project deliverables.

Survey

7 Dec 2017

Now in its 16th year, the results from this survey build on knowledge gained from past reports, while also providing a snapshot of how young people feel currently about their own lives and broader national issues.

Research report

29 Nov 2017

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.

Report

24 Oct 2017

This report calls for a conversation about gambling and contact with the criminal justice system.

Strategy

14 Oct 2017

This strategy document outlines how Australians who experience a mental health condition will benefit from a strengthened mental health system.

Literature review

25 Sep 2017

What does the evidence show about when inpatient care is the most effective and appropriate form of care for children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental disorders?

Report

1 Sep 2017

Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people...

Report

2 Aug 2017

This report provides findings from the Mission Australia Youth Survey, showing that poor family functioning and serious mental illness are factors that impact on the risks of homelessness for young people aged 15-19 years living in Australia.

Commentary

1 Aug 2017

Jason Byrne looks at the possibility that living in cities might be associated with higher rates of depression and anxiety.

Journal article

26 Jul 2017

Is the Shangri-La of mental health reform just over the horizon, or have we embarked instead on a fool's errand?