A National Combined Voice for Mental Health Consumers and Carers
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Following participation at an information session held on 30 July 2012, the NMHCCF have submitted a response to the National Carer Strategy Implementation Plan and Action Plan (2011 - 2014) Consultation Drafts.Read more
Submission to the 2nd Consultation Draft National Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice Framework August 2012 Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the 2nd Consultation Draft Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice Framework and in particular the section on ‘Recovery and Compulsion’ and...Read more
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