A National Combined Voice for Mental Health Consumers and Carers
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Psychiatric disorders in people with intellectual disability (ID) are 3-5 times more common than in the general population. These disorders are frequently not recognised or are misdiagnosed and therefore not treated appropriately.Read more
This Position Statement seeks to identify the needs of people with a psychosocial disability, and describe the issues that affect their capacity to participate in the community.Read more
The NMHCCF calls on the Australian government to ensure that measures to address the support needs of people with a psychosocial disability are made key elements of Australia's social inclusion policy.Read more
Psychosocial disability is the term used to describe the disabilities that are associated with mental health conditions. While not everyone with a mental illness will experience psychosocial disability, those that do can experience severe effects and social disadvantage. Such effects are often...Read more
The National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum has identified privacy and confidentiality as matters of great concern for mental health consumers and carers.Read more
NMHCCF submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services August 2011 Introduction Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Commonwealth’s funding of mental health services in Australia and how this will impact...Read more
The mental health consumer and carer identified workforce comprises those consumer and carers who are employed specifically for their expertise developed from their lived experience of mental illness as a consumer or a carer.Read more
Submission from the NMHCCF to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Disability Care and Support May 2011. The National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF) has developed a Position Statement on Psychosocial Disability Associated with Mental Health Conditions in response to the...Read more
Submission to the Australian Government discussion paper on the National Carer Strategy January 2011 The National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF) is the combined national voice for consumers and carers participating in the development of mental health policy and sector development...Read more