Mental health services
This document is the final report of the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Service Review, and reports on all project deliverables.
This strategy document outlines how Australians who experience a mental health condition will benefit from a strengthened mental health system.
Mental health services in Australia is an online presentation of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) series of annual mental health reports that describe the activity and characteristics of Australia’s mental health care services. This report provides the most recent data available on...
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?
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.
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.
Is the Shangri-La of mental health reform just over the horizon, or have we embarked instead on a fool's errand?
Raising awareness about the risk of suicide among construction workers and encouraging them to talk to each other about mental health is having a positive impact, according to new UniSA research.
This report sheds some light on the activities that take place on beyondblue’s mental health support forums.
This report considers discharge planning for patients leaving mental health inpatient units in New Zealand.
Provides information on the relationship between poverty during childhood in New Zealand and later mental health.
The With Study - Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings - was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of...
A component of Australia’s recent national reform agenda for mental health services is the directive to the Primary Health Networks to develop and implement stepped-care models of service delivery.
The current guidance proposes that interventions are aligned to mild, moderate and severe illness categories....
SA Health has accepted and will implement all of the recommendations contained within the report. A number of recommendations have already been implemented or are underway following the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network’s own investigations and as a result to an audit conducted by the...
The People’s Mental Health Review is a grassroots initiative, crowdfunded by members of the ActionStation community and supported largely by the efforts of volunteers. The Review consisted of an open call to people who had experience with New Zealand’s mental health system to share their...
This report shows more young Australians are in psychological distress than five years ago, with almost one in four young people in 2016 meeting the criteria for probable serious mental illness and young females twice as likely as males to report high psychological distress....
This report shows the economic value of informal care in Australia and it clearly validates the importance of carers.
In 2007, the Ombudsmen were designated as one of the National Preventive Mechanisms (NPMs) under the Crimes of Torture Act (COTA), with responsibility for examining and monitoring the general conditions and treatment of detainees in New Zealand prisons.
This report details observations and findings...
Peer support in the mental health sector is the help and support that ‘peers’ – people with a lived experience of mental health issues – are able to give one another.
A peer worker is employed on the basis that they bring their lived...
The survey has run nationally every year since 2011 in response to growing concern about principals’ occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Since the project began, approximately 50% of Australia’s 10,000 principals have taken part. Many have completed multiple surveys.
The aim of this research...