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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: Annual Conference

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.

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A Powerful Life Narrative - Blog on Flick Grey's keynote

Author: Megan Still
Posted on: Wed 20 September 2017 12:00
Category: Annual Conference

Megan Still's blog on Flick Grey's keynote address

Flick Grey just gave us the most inspiring & articulate over share of her experiences with life, love & the power of community.

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Discovery College - Jenna's blog

Author: Jenna Bateman
Posted on: Wed 20 September 2017 12:00
Category: Annual Conference

Young people experiencing issues with their mental health don't see themselves as being on a recovery path but rather a 'discovery' path.

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The Last Word by John Downie

Author: John Downie
Posted on: Wed 20 September 2017 12:00
Category: Annual Conference

TheMHS is dangerous! It’s official! The pace of the week did not slow but crashed onto the shores of Friday in a tsunami of thoughts and ideas.

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Open Dialogue: Can old dogs be taught new ways of being?

Author: Paul Clenaghan
Posted on: Fri 1 September 2017 10:00
Category: Annual Conference

The open dialogues approach to Mental Health Crisis

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Trauma Informed Care

Author: Amelia Traino
Posted on: Fri 1 September 2017 10:00
Category: Annual Conference

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.

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Blog on keynote Lewis Mehl-Madrona

Author: Geoff Harris
Posted on: Thu 31 August 2017 12:00
Category: Annual Conference

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.

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The NDIS is an aeroplane being built as it flies along.

Author: Louise Pascale
Posted on: Thu 31 August 2017 09:00
Category: Annual Conference

When you start a session about one of the biggest social reforms since Medicare with a statement like that you can’t help but feel a bit nervous.

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Caro Swanson's blog - The First Word @ TheMHS

Author: Caro Swanson
Posted on: Thu 31 August 2017 09:00
Category: Annual Conference

A stunning Sydney morning provided the perfect setting for the first day of the 27th TheMHS conference, Embracing Change-through innovation and lived experience.

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Psychosocial disability and the NDIS – is there a “Catch 22”?

Author: TheMHS Social Media Team
Posted on: Mon 6 March 2017 09:00
Category: Summer Forum

The idea of choice is great – so important and relevant to recovery to be the master of your own destiny buuuut does the reality match the hopeful aspirations of what the NDIS can bring?

Written by a Summer Forum Delegate.

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