For crisis support call Lifeline on 13 11 14, MH Call 1300 642 255 or in an emergency call 000
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.
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
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.
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.
PHN Primary Mental Health Care Flexible Funding Pool Implementation Guidance -Consumer and Carer Engagement and Participation
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.
Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.