Month: June 2021

VMIAC is very pleased to announce Craig Wallace as the new CEO of VMIAC

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VMIAC is very pleased to announce Craig Wallace as the new CEO of VMIAC. He will be starting work with us later in July. Craig has been a committed and determined advocate for consumer rights for years and has actually worked for and with VMIAC in the past as an advocate and project worker. To

White Paper Released

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The White Paper for the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act has been released. Public consultations are only open till the 4th of July. To read the report or to make a submission click the link below.Click here!

CHECK-IN latest Program

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CHECK-IN is starting a new 8 week program this Thursday the 17th of June. Watch our latest video to meet Frankie, one of our amazing peer support workers who will be running to the program . Click here to register via Eventbrite!

Vaccine Webinar by DoH

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There are a lot of questions about vaccinations from mental health consumers. This webinar from the DoH should be a great start in answering some of those questions, and help people put their minds at ease as they make informed choices about their health. Click Here to Register!

Mental Health and COVID-19 Survey #3

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We hoped it wouldn’t come to this, but in light of the most recent wave of COVID-19 and ongoing lockdown, we have decided to reengage with you on this, the third in our Mental Health and COVID-19 Surveys. This survey will help us better understand the impact a year of on and off lockdowns has

NDIS Capacity Update

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Our NDIS appeals team are currently at 0 capacity due to a high number of calls and staffing changes. We are in the process of hiring new staff to address this shortfall, but for the time being, DSS have a great list of providers you can connect with. Click here!

Act on the Act Launch

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With the release of the White Paper delayed until the 15th of June, we are excited to announce that we are postponing our Act on the Act Launch till Thursday the 17th of June, to better deliver you the findings of this amazing research. This launch will be an online lunchtime launch event for Act

Lived Experience Narratives of compulsory treatment in the community

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Do you have experience of being on a community treatment order? Have you ever been threatened with being put on a community treatment order? Do you work to support people on community treatment orders(for example,as a peer worker, advocate or lawyer)? Are you an advocate on mental health issues and have lived experience of mental

Register now for Check-In’s Latest Program

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CHECK-IN Online Group Peer support is an 8-week program for people with lived experience of mental health challenges Click here to register via Eventbrite About this event Drawing on strengths-based approaches, the CHECK-IN Online Group Peer support provides tools and strategies to help you manage distress, increase your ability to cope, and build resilience and