Month: June 2020

๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ๐Ÿโ€ฆ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ง๐จ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ ๐ฆ๐š ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ฅ ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ?

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Next up in our ‘What If…’ webinar series, we will be hearing from Charlotte Stockwell discussing, โ€œ๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ๐Ÿโ€ฆ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ง๐จ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ ๐ฆ๐š ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ฅ ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ?โ€ Register for free here! With a long background in mental health, Charlotte has developed innovative services for vulnerable people; contributed to integral work within the mental health system;

A Brief Introduction to Transgender Mental Health

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Looking to read more about transgender mental health after yesterdayโ€™s amazing โ€œWhat Ifโ€ฆ?โ€ webinar? Written by our very own Communications Support Worker, Robin, this blog draws on her years of both personal and professional experience, and is a great introduction to the topic! Click here to read more.

Victorian Governmentโ€™s first ever whole of government LGBTIQ strategy!

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We Victorians will have the opportunity to help shape the stateโ€™s equality agenda for years to come, with the opening of a public consultation on developing the Victorian Governmentโ€™s first ever whole of government LGBTIQ strategy! You can submit your ideas by responding to a short online survey or making a written submission! The importance

Changes to our Consumer Art Therapy Workshops

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๐“๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐›๐ž๐ž๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐œ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ ๐€๐ซ๐ญ ๐“๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฉ๐ฒ ๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฉ๐ฌ! In light of the latest state government advice regarding COVID-19, we will be moving our consumer art therapy workshops online. There are limited spaces available in the workshops on Wednesday 1st and Friday 3rd July. Please email rcsupport@vmiac.org.au or call (03) 9380 3900 to

What If… with Mary O’Hagan

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For those who were unable to attend last weekโ€™s webinar with Mary Oโ€™Hagan, or if you just loved it that much youโ€™d like to watch it again, please find a full recording of the webinar here.

What If… all genders received equal and equitable mental health support?

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Introducing our second guest speaker for the What If… webinar series, Sally Goldner! Sally offers a unique combination of skills and life experiences, as both a trans and bi woman, as well as a an advisor to diverse committees and advisory groups globally! We are honoured to have Sally speak in our webinar series! The

Consumer Art Therapy Workshop

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We are taking expressions of interest for an art therapy workshop as part of our work with the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. In the next couple of weeks, we will be holding two art therapy sessions at an art therapy studio in Melbourne for consumers of Victoriaโ€™s mental health services. Consumers will