MHCSA

July 25, 2017

Peer work is the future

Mental Health Australia’s CEO Frank Quinlan sends out monthly news and this is an article he wrote on peer workers. Not peer work alone, not peer […]
June 27, 2017

SA Budget 2017 – where was Mental Health?

As we expected, other than $5m funding in 2017/18 ($14.7m total allocated across 17/18 and 18/19) to commence the Oakden replacement, there is little in the […]
June 27, 2017

Engage and Participate in Mental Health Project

The National Mental Health Commission has launched the Engage and Participate in Mental Health project. The Commission wants your contribution and welcome your help in promoting […]
June 10, 2017

Keeping Young Men in Mind

This Men’s Health Week (12th-18th June) the Mental Health Coalition of SA are asking young men to stop and consider their mental health. Orygen, the National Centre […]
May 22, 2017

Executive Director NDIS update

This month has seen a few wins when it comes to our NDIS advocacy – but we’re not quite there yet. Last week’s Federal Budget saw […]
May 18, 2017

Schizophrenia Awareness Week

This year for Schizophrenia Awareness Week we have developed some infographics to help our community better understand this mental illness. You can download the infographics on […]
May 10, 2017

Under the Radar: The mental health of Australian university students

A new report released by  Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health shows that while Australia provides world-class education and is an international […]
April 18, 2017

Consensus Statement on Mental Health Reform

At the Mental Health Australia members policy forum during their latest Parliamentary Advocacy Day there was a great deal of consensus regarding the value of a statement […]
April 6, 2017

The economic value of informal mental health caring in Australia

Mental illness is common and is a leading cause of disability burden in Australia. In 2007 it was estimated that mental illness affects 20% of Australian […]