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Lived experience engagement guides, policies and procedures

National Mental Health Commission – Mental Health Safety and Quality Engagement Guide

The Mental Health Safety and Quality Engagement Guide aims to empower and support mental health consumers and carers who would like to participate and engage in improving safety and quality in mental health services. The guide provides practical guidance and information to help you contribute to, and partner with, services to promote positive change.

Click here for a summary of the guide.

The National Mental Health Commission’s Consumer and carer engagement: a practical guide

This guide is intended to provide a clear framework and set of principles for best practice in consumer and carer engagement and participation. It is hoped that this guide will be read and used by mental health consumers and carers and by people working within the mental health system at all levels

Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Under the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan (Fifth Plan), the National Mental Health Commission is leading the development of Lived Experience Workforce Development Guidelines by 2021.

Co-producing Lived Experience Leadership Resources - a new partnership in mental health
Peer Workforce role in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

This document provides guidance on the mental health and suicide prevention peer workforce and how Primary Health Networks (PHNs) can support better outcomes in mental health by promoting and supporting the employment of peer workers as part of multi-disciplinary teams providing person-centered support and recovery-oriented and trauma informed care.

Consumer and Carer Engagement and Participation

PHN Primary Mental Health Care Flexible Funding Pool Implementation Guidance -Consumer and Carer Engagement and Participation

    My Mental Health

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