| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Dokkio Sidebar (from the makers of PBworks) is a Chrome extension that eliminates the need for endless browser tabs. You can search all your online stuff without any extra effort. And Sidebar was #1 on Product Hunt! Check out what people are saying by clicking here.

View
 

Mental Health

Page history last edited by West Coast Insitute of Training Library 11 years, 1 month ago


 

GOVERNMENT SITES

 

Auseinet  Contains a list of archived documents stored in the National Libraries Australia Pandora site, (the previous Auseinet website is no longer operating).

 

Department of Health and Ageing Information on initiatives to build the capacity of the mental health care system to ensure that Australians with or at risk of mental illness, and their families and carers, have access to quality health and support services to meet their needs.

 

Minister for Mental Health and Ageing site contains information on The Hon Mark Butler MP, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing.

 

Multicultural Mental Health Australia is a national program funded by the Australian Government to improve awareness of mental health and suicide prevention in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Stats and Facts,

 

 

ORGANISATIONS

 

Mental Health Association 

 

Mental Health Council of Australia is involved in a range of different activities designed to improve both knowledge of mental health in Australia and the services available to people in need. The MHCA has a proud record of producing quality and influential documents and reports. Many of these are available from our shop or can be downloaded free of charge here.

 

Mental Health Foundation A UK Charity for everyone's Mental Health

 

Mental Health Law Centre WA  The MHLC is a Statewide Community Legal Centre specialising in mental health law. This web site has been created by the Mental Health Law Centre as an educational and informational resource. Based in Perth, Western Australia.

 

Mental Health Review Board WA an independent quasi-judicial review body established under Part 6 of the Mental Health Act 1996 (the Act) which commenced operation in November 1997. Members of the Board are required to be either legal practitioners, psychiatrists or persons who are neither legal practitioners nor psychiatrists, who are known as community members, and are appointed by the Governor, on recommendation of the Minister: section 126. This site also has the Mental Health Act 1996 and other publications.

 

Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria Researchers work to investigate the nature, origins and causes of psychiatric diseases and apply the knowledge they gain to improve diagnosis, treatment and, ultimately, prevent mental illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and depressive illness. See other great links.

 

Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) supports the development of the community-based mental health sector, provide systemic advocacy and representation, and influence public opinion for the benefit of people with mental illness and their carers.

 

Council of Official Visitors is primarily there to ensure that: individuals are aware of their rights; these rights are being observed; and to investigate and seek to resolve complaints.  The Council is also responsible for inspecting authorised hospitals and licensed private psychiatric hostels to ensure that they are in a safe and suitable condition.

 

 

DEPRESSION

 

Beyond Blue The National Depression Initiative

 

Reach Out

 

Professional Counselling 

 

 

ANXIEXTY

 

Anxiety Online is a comprehensive online mental health service offering information, assessment, online diagnosis and treatment programs ("eTherapy") for the anxiety disorders.

 

Anxiety Panic Hub "The focus of our website is Recovery. We have been teaching people how to recover from their panic attacks and anxiety, for over twenty years."

 

Anxiety Treatment Australia provides information about anxiety disorders, the treatment options, psychologists around Australia who treat anxiety disorders, group therapy & workshops, support groups, articles, resources and links to other sites.

 

Medicine. Net   

 

Sane Australia 

 

 

BIPOLAR

 

Beyond Blue 

 

Bipolar Disorder  What is Bipolar Disorder?

 

Black Dog Institute Self-Test is currently completed by around 20,000 people each month, and we are keen to find more about those who complete the test, as well as determine how beneficial the test may be.

 

Centre for Clinical Interventions PDF factsheet

 

Health Insite  has some great links

 

Help Guide Understanding Bioploar

 

Sane Australia  Bipolar Disorder

 

 

SCHIZOPHRENIA

 

Internet Medical Health

 

Department of Health and Ageing

 

Medicine.Net 

 

National Institute of Mental Health  (American) The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

 

Reach Out 

 

Sane Australia 

 

Schizophrenia Research Institute is the only national medical research institute solely dedicated to discovering the ways to prevent and cure schizophrenia.
 

 

DISASSOCIATIVE DISORDER

 

Better Health Channel   

 

Disability Information and Resource Centre 

 

Mental Health Carers NSW 

 

 

SUICIDE

 

Better Health Channel 

 

Lifeline

 

Metanoia  

 

Response Ability 

 

Suicide Prevention 

 

Suicide Prevention Australia 

 

Beyond Blue 

 

 

RESOURCES 

 

Esmerel Mental Health Resources

 

Sane Australia Helping people affected by mental illness through research, education and campaigning. Visit SANE's online Bookshop to see a wide range of easy-to-read Guides and other resources which explain mental illness, how it is treated, and what people affected, family and other carers can do to help themselves. FREE Facts Sheets and Podcasts

 

ElectroConvulsive Therapy 

 

Internet Mental Health This Canadian Site is an encyclopaedia of mental health information designed for professionals in the field, patients families, friends of patients and families

 

Mental Health First Aid is a site and course developed to help people (carers, family etc) provide initial support for someone with a mental health problem, the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training course has been developed.

 

The Secret Life of the Brain

 

WACOSS Referral Directory (2006).xls this is the WACOSS directory in existence at this time. Please be aware that some information will be superseded.

 

 

 

 



Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.