A National Combined Voice for Mental Health Consumers and Carers
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Over the last couple of years, the NMHCCF expressed concern that many consumers and family members were unaware of the direct, adverse effects associated with medications and the inconclusive, and at times contradictory, nature of the evidence underpinning their use. As a result, the NMHCCF teamed...Read more
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people and their communities prefer the term social and emotional wellbeing to mental health, as it reflects a more positive and holistic approach.Read more
The Health Issues Centre have published NMHCCF article "Understanding Psychosocial Disability" in Health Issues Journal, Summer 2014 .Read more
Borderline Personaility Disorder (BPD) is a recognised mental illness, recovery is possible, and treatment should never be denied, withheld or restricted.Read more
On International Day of People with Disability (3 December), the Civil Society NDIS Statement - summary version and full version - was emailed to the following: COAG Disability Reform Council: sent individually to the Commonwealth Minister and each State / Territory Minister; to the Commonwealth...Read more
It is only co-design and/or co-production if consumers and carers agree that it is.Read more
The NMHCCF signs second MOU with the National Mental Health Commission.Read more
The NMHCCF welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the consultation Regulation Impact Statement regarding the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.Read more
Consumer and carer participation sets out to achieve cultural change and systemic reform through the expression of our collective experience and expertise. Participation enhances recovery and well-being and leads to improved service quality and developments. This document is currently under review.Read more
It is impossible to overemphasise the importance to mental health consumers and carers of participating in decision making at all levels concerning the mental health services that affect our lives. We would like to acknowledge the important steps towards consumer and carer participation that have...Read more