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ACT Mental Health Sector Update - 8 August 2019

In this edition:

Good morning!  In this edition, a new section highlighting what our Member organisations do in mental health, kicking off with Woden Community Services.  Also, for now, we’re removing the separate section for NDIS news (instead, NDIS stories are among the rest of the stories).  We also have … how you can nominate someone for a Mental Health Month Award … legal support for those seeking redress for child sexual abuse in institutions … NDIS access denied over refusal of medical treatmentCHN makes mental health a priority … co-design workshops to improve youth mental health … a project to create a mental health carers’ guide … a new report on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in Australia (including interaction with mental health) … why the NDIS needs a pricing shake uppsychosocial risk factors for suicide … research on the relationship between mental health professionals and Consumer Reps … housing and health sector silos contribute to a ‘cycle of crisis’poor housing leaves its mark on mental health for years … and, 13 year-olds in Adult MH Units in Victoria. 

Read the full newsletter here.

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