The Opportunities and Challenges for Public and Private Mental Health Services in Australia

In August 2015 a presentation to the 16th International Mental Health Conference by Sandy Thomson from GovernancePlus provided delegates with an overview of the opportunities and challenges for public and private Mental Health services in Australia in meeting the National Standards and the National Mental Health Standards requirements for accreditation purposes. Included in the presentation were observed examples of how use of the Standards were improving systems of mental health …

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The Flourish Project – Forming Creative Community Connections

Creators Artspace is an artist-run community arts organisation. Our mission statement supports initiatives that engage a range of local community, education and health organisations in community arts projects. We Ran a Project called ‘Flourish’ which was funded by the City of Wodonga through an Arts and Cultural Contribution New Initiative Grant. The Project delivered well being art workshops to the Wodonga community in 2014 by forming creative partnerships with local …

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