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‘Things need to change’: Widespread complex mental illness discrimination revealed

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  A national program to change attitudes around complex mental illness is needed to ensure all Australians can live free from stigma, SANE Australia says. 

Budget

Mental health scores unprecedented budget spend

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 8th October 2020 -  But advocates say the government missed the mark on delivering the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health 

Youth matters

How we can improve mental health services for CALD communities and young people

Sammy Huynh, Thursday, 3rd September 2020 -  Sammy Huynh reflects on the gaps she sees for CALD communities and young people as a young social worker.

‘We’re experiencing a growing mental health crisis. We need more innovative solutions.’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  Campaigners believe using psychedelic medicines – including magic mushrooms and MDMA – to treat mental illnesses could be life changing.

New report uncovers COVID-19 mental health toll on NFP sector

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  Many leaders say they feel incredibly anxious, fearful and unprepared for this level of disaster   

Calls for better mental health response to COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 8th July 2020 -  New research shows the mental health impacts of the pandemic are far reaching

COVID-19 and the impacts on mental health

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 28th May 2020 -  With the pandemic bringing significant mental health challenges, it is important we support each other and remember we are in this together, writes Community Sector Banking CEO Andrew Cairns.

Physically, not socially distant

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 2nd April 2020 -  “Through our connected strength we will come out the other side stronger,” chair of the Mental Health Commission says.  

Private inquiry for veteran suicide announced

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 6th February 2020 -  Advocates hope the new commissioner will bring comfort to struggling veterans 

Opinion

To really fix Victoria’s mental health system, we’ll need to bridge the state/Commonwealth divide

Contributor, Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 -  The Victorian government has pledged to adopt all recommendations made in the interim report of the state’s mental health royal commission, writes Professor Anthony Jorm, Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne.
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