ACT Mental Health Sector Update - 30 May

In this edition:

Look out for our Quarterly Forum: 'Safewards - reducing risk of harm AND seclusion and restraint in mental health settings' in the 'Events' section at the bottom of this page, tax cuts a 'Trojan Horse' to degrade our social system, overburdened psychiatrists leaving the public health system, Aussie blokes in bad shape mentally, new resource for people with Down Syndrome with mental illness, a boy's struggle with Mum's mental illness, a free women's leadership and communications skills program, theNDIA's staffing cap, a new dedicated Minister for the NDIS, and 'understanding market demand' in the NDIS, and .... our usual list of events.  Read on!

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