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Key policies and research

Key Policies and Research in the mental health sector

The following resources are key state and national policies, frameworks and research for the mental health sector. It also includes links to other mental health publications produced by the Australian Government Department of Health.

STATE POLICIES AND FRAMEWORKS

Queensland Mental Health Commission – Shifting minds: Queensland mental health, alcohol and other drugs strategic plan 2018–2023
Planning for Wellbeing

A Regional Plan for North Brisbane and Moreton Bay focusing on mental health, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drug treatment services

Queensland Health – Clinical documents, frameworks and memorandums of understanding
Mental Health Act 2016
Health and Community Services Workforce Council – Values into action: Community mental health practice framework

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH POLICIES AND FRAMEWORKS

Roadmap for national mental health reform 2012–2022
A National framework for recovery-orientated mental health services policy and theory
A National framework for recovery-orientated mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers
National standards for mental health services 2010
National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013
Australian Government, National Mental Health Commission – The fifth national mental health and suicide prevention plan
Everymind – Prevention First Framework: A prevention and promotion framework for mental health
Embrace Multicultural Mental Health – Framework for Mental health in multicultural Australia: Towards culturally inclusive service delivery

MENTAL HEALTH PUBLICATIONS

Australian Government, Department of Health – A–Z listing of the Department of Health’s recent mental health publications

KEY RESEARCH

Metro North Hospital and Health Service – Metro North Mental Health Research Digest 2018

RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
National Institute of Mental Health
The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use
Community Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Research Network
Black Dog Institute
Society for Mental Health Research
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
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