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Disability Royal Commission Public Hearing #6: The Use of Psychotropic Medication, Behaviour Support and Behaviours of Concern | Day 1 Summary

If you were triggered or distressed by anything in yesterday’s hearing and are looking for peer connection and support, call our Check-In service 1800...

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Day 2 of the Disability Royal Commission’s Public Hearing #6

It is day 2 of public hearing 6, where the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will speak...

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Do you have experience in the Emergency Department due to your mental health? ACEM will remunerate you for sharing your story.

Please note, the deadline for this is end of business Wednesday 23rd September. Do you have experience in the Emergency Department due to your...

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VMIAC Live Tweeting Public Hearing 6 of the Disability Royal Commission today

Today, the Disability Royal Commission begins live streaming their 4-day public hearing into the use of psychotropic medication, behaviour support and behaviours of concern....

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Position Paper #2| Preventing and responding to violence, abuse and neglect

“When consumers access mental health services, particularly under the Mental Health Act 2014 (Vic) they are at risk of violence, abuse and neglect. Some...

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Get Creative For Community | Mental Health Week 2020

Get creative for community this Mental Health Week! This Mental Health Week we are celebrating consumers’ contributions to all communities. We want you to...

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Media Release | Police shoot mentally distressed man

A 24-year-old man is currently recovering in hospital after police officers shot him down as he allegedly rushed at them holding a knife in...

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My Experience in Seclusion | Julie Dempsey

Content warning: this video contains descriptions of seclusion experiences that you may find distressing. If you are triggered by anything in this video, please...

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Man with lived experience of mental distress in coma after brutal arrest

We are appalled by reports that a 32-year old father of three is in an induced coma after he was struck by a police...

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