ACT Mental Health Sector Update - 22 October 2020

IN THIS EDITION...

...we want to make sure you keep safe, and follow the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health. There are changes to they way AGM's will work within COVID-19 measures and restrictions that are highlighted here. In early October the Federal Budget was announced, read about the Mental health Australia review. Mental Health Month is on in October - find out how to get involved! There is a report on the Australian health system, as well as data from AIHW on mental health services in Australia. We explore how isolation through COVID-19 impacts our mental wellbeing, and some potential solutions moving forward. October is also Workplace Safety Month - we explore what this means for workplace mental health. There is also a list of interesting mental health resources and articles for further reading.


Our Member Spotlight this edition is Carers ACT.


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