Michelle HughesApr 22, 2015
The National Mental Health Commission's review of mental health services provides the blueprint to begin long overdue reform to mental health services now. Consumers, their families
Michelle HughesApr 22, 20152 Comments
Last week the ABC published leaked sections the National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services which was undertaken by the National Mental Health Commission and completed
Melissa SweetApr 16, 20151 Comment
Last year, more than 2,000 individuals and organisations made submissions to the 2014 Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services, which was undertaken by the National Mental Health
Kellie BissetApr 10, 20151 Comment
Melissa SweetMar 29, 20151 Comment
Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue, writes: beyondblue recently released findings of an
Melissa SweetMar 25, 2015
The next NSW Government must make health services much more accountable for their use of mental health funding, and deliver major new investment in community mental health services, acc
Melissa SweetMar 24, 2015
Anxiety caused by uncertainty and chaos in federal policy is not limited to
Melissa SweetFeb 14, 20152 Comments
Enormous interest was generated by a recent Croakey article
Melissa SweetJan 30, 2015
This statement is issued on behalf of the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney, the online publication Inside Story, and Croakey.
Melissa SweetJan 27, 20151 Comment
The use of 'locked wards' in acute mental health services is not backed by evidence and is associated with greater risk of patient self-harm and increased violence and aggression, accor
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