Month: August 2020

One Off Working Groups about the Implementation of the Royal Commission’s Recommendations

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At VMIAC we have been engaged in a number of discussions and working groups about the implementation of the first of the Royal Commission’s recommendations. You may be aware that we ran a series of consultations about the recommendations over the past six months and you can find the report on these here. This report,

What if… all the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s interim report were implemented today? with Pam Anders

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It’s that time again! Take the opportunity to discuss, “What if… all the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s interim report were implemented today?” with Mental Health Reform Victoria’s CEO, Pam Anders! Click here to register.

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System: Future mental health system – workforce survey

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The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has launched a new online survey to get a better understanding of the frontline mental health workforce in Victoria and to hear their ideas for change directly.T he survey is open to all frontline mental health workers, including lived experience workforces, who provide mental health treatment, care

Your Lived Experience is a Global Superpower by Matt | Consumer Short Film Series

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Our member, Matt, shares his experience of finding the power from one’s own lived experience. Check out all the stories in our Consumer Short Film Series here..

COVID-19 Update

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Over the last few days, all of us in Victoria have had to come to terms with the move to stronger lockdown restrictions as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold. The Victorian state government have declared a state of disaster, a change from the previous state of emergency, and everyone across the state will be

#EndSeclusion

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Campaigning for the end of the traumatising practices of seclusion as we know it does not end with our Seclusion Report #2! The petition and these Reports seek to: Set a deadline to eliminate all seclusion and restraint in mental health services Until seclusion and restraint are eliminated, hold mental health services publicly accountable for

Our Response to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

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A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our response to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s recommendations from their Interim Report! We are happy to say that our response has been shared with the Royal Commission and is now available to read on our website! This is not the end, however!