In this edition:
Nominate to be on the MHCC ACT Board by Monday 18 November ahead of our AGM on Thursday 28 November under a new constitution - see information about new consumer and carer Director positions. Horiffic levels of stigma around suicide reported. Submit an abstract for the National Suicide Prevention conference or participate in focus groups around communication for people with disability. An exhibition aiming to dispel some of the myths around ice addiction. How can we stop police shootings of people with mental illness? A report into poverty in the ACT over the past 20 years. Newstart is contributing to killing indigenous people. Important changes announced around NDIS from 1 July 2020 and an AAT ruling has implications for Allied Health Professionals' advice and funding. The Productivity Commission draft report into mental health and Peer Work; plus how are people responding to the report. Spotlight on our member organisation 'Making Connections Together'. Finally - visit a national park soon and support your mental health.