Authors: Sabin Fernbacher, VIC
Event: 2001 TheMHS Conference
Subject: Gender Issues, Women in mental health care, book of proceedings
Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers
Abstract: The Women’s Mental Health Program spans across three Area Mental Health Services in Melbourne and is in its fourth year of operating. This program is a direct outcome of a consultation process and the report of the findings, ‘Tailoring Services to the Needs of Women’, conducted by the Department of Human Services, Mental Health Branch, in Victoria (1997). This paper gives examples of service development and collaboration between clinical mental health services and community agencies in addressing some of the needs of women and their children.