ACT Mental Health Sector Update - 9 July 2020

IN THIS EDITION...

...we want to make sure you keep safe, and follow the latest advice from ACT Health regarding the increases in COVID-19 cases in Victoria. We provide information on the extension provided to Community Sector contracts and grants reporting for June 2020, as well as details on where to apply for the Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovations Grants, and the Australia Post Community Grants programs. Have a read of the joint white paper produced by Suicide Australia and Wesley Mission, then head on over to the updated NDIS resources available on the NDIA website. Learn about the success of the PACER program in the ACT, and sign up to receive #YourMentalHealthAU content from the ABC this month and next. We close with a look at the impacts of COVID-19 on the mental wellbeing of Indigenous Australians. There is also a list of interesting mental health articles for further reading, and details on some new MHCC ACT training and forums coming up!


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