Alana Shepherd

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Briefing paper

6 Mar 2013

The Australian and New Zealand clinical practice guidelines recommend intensive case management for people with first-episode psychosis or an acute relapse of schizophrenia.

Often initiated following discharge from hospital or transfer from community-based acute care, case management is a collaborative, community-based program designed to...

Briefing paper

14 Feb 2013

Under Australian mental health laws, people with schizophrenia can only be involuntarily committed to a mental health facility if they are assessed and it is determined that their illness is making them dangerous to themselves or others.

To determine whether they are to undergo...

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