Mental Health Access Snapshot Series …Snapshot 1 – General information about how the NDIS can support your mental health
This snapshot series has been developed to provide information, in a written format, for people requiring more detailed and technical information about how the NDIS access requirements work in a mental health context. The snapshots can be used to inform conversations with potential participants about how NDIS works with other government systems to support people who experience mental health issues, whether to request NDIS access, and what is involved with the application process.
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NDIS Call Centre opening hours
The NDIA’s National Call Centre opening hours are now 8am-8pm Monday to Friday. For more information or to find out other ways to get in touch, visit our website.
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Access the latest news and events relevant to Victoria’s mental health sector
Friday 11 May 2018 via the following link:
Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says. See full report by accessing the following link:
Next week, from 30 April – 6 May, Black Dog Institute is challenging all Australians to spend 1 hour per week improving their mental fitness and wellbeing through exercise with the annual Exercise Your Mood campaign. Research shows that just 1 hour of exercise a week can have a positive protective effect against depression. For tips, tricks and a list of public events, visit www.exerciseyourmood.org.au.
Article from Mental Health Australia – CEO Update April 2018
26 April 2018
April has been a whirlwind of activity with the continuation of our Mingle events across Victoria. In this edition we share the magic of the Burwood event, with over 100 carers enjoying great company, food and entertainment, it was certainly a day to remember.
Also in this edition you can ready our latest Pre-Budget Submission, explore the current workshops and community events around the state and learn about a Melbourne University study into the impact of signing on dementia.
We hope you enjoy this issue.
– The Carers Victoria Team
From Carers Victoria Voice
The latest news and events relevant to Victoria’s mental health sector
Friday 20 April 2018
NEW Mental Health Victoria E-BULLETIN
The new look Mental Health Victoria weekly e-bulletin now incorporates all the news, events and opportunities formerly covered by VICSERV’s factsline and NDIS bulletins.
This weeks Friday Extra has important news about Carer Education and Recreation activities in southern metropolitan region. Please click on the link below to read the latest Friday Extra:
TheMHS Conference 2018: Consumer Bursaries
TheMHS would like to support consumers to attend the annual conference by offering a number of bursaries to the upcoming TheMHS Conference in Adelaide, South Australia, 28-31 August 2018.
Successful applicants will have their airfares paid and receive complimentary conference registration for 4 days.
Read more at https://themhs.eventsair.com/themhs-conference-2018/bursary2018/Site/Register