Cath Roper gave a thought provoking presentation regarding the trauma associated with involuntary care through mental health legislation.
John Feneley spoke about the ongoing work of the NSW Mental Health Commission and their development of a draft Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW. You can read more and get updates from the Commission through their website.
Steve Segal presented on secondary traumatisation of volunteer rape crisis counsellors in rape crisis counselling services in Israel.
Commissioner John Feneley presented on trauma associated with the weaknesses of the current mental health system, and a vision for the future.
2014 THeMHS Mental Health SERVICE Achievement Awards applications are now open. Closing Date is 17 April 2014
We’ve had some fantastic applications for our Service Award categories. We are also looking forward to seeing the contributions for our Media Awards! Don’t forget that 2014 TheMHS Mental Health MEDIA Achievement Awards applications are STILL OPEN. Closing Date is 1 May 2014
SANE Australia has announced the establishment of the Hocking Fellowship as a new award for the promotion of a better understanding of mental illness. The Award celebrates the work of Barbara Hocking OAM, Executive Director of SANE Australia, 1995-2012.