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This in-brief report summarises results on the incidence of suicide among serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel using fifteen years of data and identifies characteristics that may be associated with risk of suicide.
This report sheds some light on the activities that take place on beyondblue’s mental health support forums.
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...
This report shows the economic value of informal care in Australia and it clearly validates the importance of carers.
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...
A major mental illness will be experienced by almost half of the Australian population during their lifetime (ABS 2007).The Stories of Recovery project aimed to uncover less dominant stories to learn more about what works in the service system and wider community to support people...
Approximately 33% of patients with schizophrenia are treatment-refractory, yet clozapine remains underused, even though it is the most effective treatment. One barrier is routine echocardiography, which in Australia is performed before clozapine initiation, six months afterwards and then annually. Elsewhere, such as...
Background : An examination (audit) of the files of patients who had received any mental health services in the year prior to an alleged offence may inform our understanding of the relationship between mental health and crime. More helpfully, it may provide information to...
The Mental Health and Addiction Workforce Action Plan is part of an outcomes approach. It contributes to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Health Strategy. For mental health and addiction, this means enabling people to thrive and experience wellbeing wherever they live and whatever...