Technology and practice change for mental health and substance use by Dana Leidl
Author: TheMHS Social Media Team Posted on: Thu 2 November 2017 11:00 Category:
by Dana Leidl
This symposium provided a snapshot of three novel strategies to support practice change in the area of co-occurring mental health and substance use problems, developed at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use at UNSW.
Author: Amelia Traino Posted on: Fri 1 September 2017 10:00 Category:
Kath Sellick from University of Melbourne presented insightfully on her research about Trauma informed Care in Australia - "Trauma-Informed Care - a paradigm shift or a band aid on a broken system." She interviewed people who hear voices with a history of sexual abuse and mental health professionals who work with people who hear voices and have a history of sexual abuse.
Author: Geoff Harris Posted on: Thu 31 August 2017 12:00 Category:
Lewis Mehl-Madrona is a Cherokee man and a psychiatrist. It was a delight to start the morning with a greeting in traditional song. It set the scene for a talk on Indigenous culture and mental health. Early in Lewis’ career he worked as a roadie for a Medicine Man. Basically he carried their stuff and cleaned up after them.