One Stop Shop for Mental Health Services Moves Australia’s Mental Health Care Online

People suffering mental problems will from today be able to get help from a one stop mental health service combining help from 26 mental health providers including Headspace, Beyond Blue and Mind Frame. Health Minister Greg Hunt will launch the comprehensive Head to Health website that includes access to free or low-cost apps, online support communities, online courses and phone services. One in five Australians experience a mental health problems every year …

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An Outline of Recovery Based, Psychology Focussed Therapeutic Groups in an Inpatient Mental Health Unit

The Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) at The Canberra Hospital is an acute inpatient unit that provides treatment for people with severe mental health problems. The 37 bed unit which opened in 2012 is one of the most modern of its kind in Australia. At AMHU treatment consists of a combination of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions based upon a recovery orientated framework that is designed to empower people and instil …

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Mental Health Workshops for Motor Cycle Riding Health Professionals

The Association has received requests from members to hold a National 2 day Workshop for Motor Cycle Riders in the Mental Health Profession. The program would consist of a choice of 4 half day workshops over the 2 days. The first workshop is planned for the WAGGA region in early 2013, with a committee/ridemaster escorted ride from each Australian Capitol City.  Woorkshops will take place on a Saturday and Sunday. …

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