Mental health services

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1016498

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.

Research report

30 May 2018

This project was conducted in 2005-2006, using a multi-faceted, collaborative approaches to enhance; then monitor, the systematic collection of standardised clinician-rated Outcomes information with Indigenous adult consumers across the Far North Queensland mental health network. While the project was led by University of Queensland researchers,...

Report

Australia's reduced health care support for refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea
17 May 2018

This paper provides an update on the health situation for refugees and asylum seekers sent to Papua New Guinea by the Australian government.

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

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

26 Feb 2018

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia has proposed solutions to improve models of care for patients with acute mental and behavioural conditions. The call for action comes as a snapshot survey found mental health presentations are disproportionately experiencing access block...

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

2 Feb 2018

Provides a picture of the national response of the health and welfare service system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Technical report

Final report: stakeholder identified gaps and solutions
30 Jan 2018

The gaps and solutions raised in this report should not be seen as a fundamental criticism of the NDIS or the NDIA, which is an important step forward in disability reform in Australia. Instead, they should be viewed as a way of adding national psychosocial...

Journal article

27 Jan 2018

This article argues that Aboriginal children and adolescents may face additional difficulties navigating the mental health care system in Australia, due to complex socio-cultural factors and the dearth of culturally appropriate and effective mental-health related treatment pathways.

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.

Report

11 Dec 2017

This paper has two purposes: to draw attention to the unacceptable rates of rural suicide and to suggest where attention should be focused if people are serious about making a difference.

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

22 Aug 2017

This study found that 10% of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous twelve months and 5% had attempted suicide.

Audio interview

17 Aug 2017

A bi-partisan Senate committee is urging the Turnbull Government to urgently overhaul the care provided to veterans following a long-running inquiry into veteran suicide.

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?