Long-term Support, Flexible Delivery and Step-up Step-down Services in Demand

Long-term Support, Flexible Delivery and Step-up Step-down Services in Demand

This opinion piece by MHCC CEO, Carmel Tebbutt, ran in Sydney Morning Herald on November 10, 2020: Women can get a meal, wash their clothes or just have a chat at Lou’s Place, a busy day refuge in inner Sydney. It also connects women to services in the community: crisis support, housing and mental health. […]

Recognise the Work of Carers this National Carers Week

 The Mental Health Coordinating Council recognises and celebrates the work of carers across Australia. October 11 to 17 is National Carers Week, an initiative of Carers Australia to raise awareness among all Australians about the diversity of carers and their caring roles. MHCC CEO Carmel Tebbutt said National Carers Week is an opportunity to recognise […]

New MHCC Resource: Collaborating with First Nations People to Enhance Wellbeing

MHCC is pleased to release its Guide to Culturally Safe Practice when working with Australia’s First Nations People. The Guide is a particularly valuable resource at a time when First Nations people in Australia are highlighting the need to end discrimination and improve access to services. The handy two-page resource was developed to assist mental […]

National Psychosocial Support Measure

MHCC understands that Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are beginning a process of planning for implementation of the new National Psychosocial Support Measure with services to commence in 2019. The Commonwealth Government has committed $80 million over four years to fund the Support Measure, reaching an agreement with the NSW Government which will spend $25.3 million […]