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Large gap between rich and poor areas in use of mental health services revealed
Researchers analysed 25m mental health care interactions and found people in wealthiest suburbs accessed highly qualified staff up to three times as much as people in poorer areas
Click here to read the full report from the Guardian

Calls to investigate claims of breaches of Tasmania's new Mental Health Act
There are claims the rights of Tasmanian mental health patients are being abused and breached, despite the introduction a year ago of a new Mental Health Act.
Click here to read and see the report from Airlie Ward on the ABC

On Anxiety
Locally managed  and crowd funded magazine Aphra featured this insight from writer Ankita Bellary
on Anxiety and the stigma around it.
Click here to read the article

Youth mental health services in Tasmania most poorly resources in Australia, inquest told
A coronial inquest in Hobart into the suicides of six teenagers has heard Tasmania's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is the most poorly resourced in the country.
Click here to read  the full article from the ABC

Sign up to hear from Mental Health Australia CEO: Frank Quinlan
 Each week the CEO of MHA sends out an update via email on what's been going on around the country within the mental health sector.
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A Mother Doesn't Understand Why Her Daughter's Depressed. Her Daughter Clears That Up For Her.
Click here to view the video on Upworthy

Media Releases

2015

25 February 2015 - Mental Health Council Concerns around 'McClure Report' into Welfare Reform

2014

31 October 2014 - Mental Health Council TAS - Senate Select Committee on Health Submission

29 Sept 2014 - Mental Health Week Launch

R U OK Day in Tasmania Thursday 11 September

4 September 2014 - Mental Health Council Announce Suicide Prevention Conference 2015

1 September 2014 - Mental Health Council, Advocacy TAS and Shelter TAS Housing Workshop

28 August 2014 - State Budget 2014 Response - Mental Health Council TAS

29 July 2014 - Mental Health Council, TasCOSS, Mental Health Carers TAS and Flourish DSP Community Forum

18  June 2014 - Mental Health Council, Release Social Isolation Research Paper

27 May 2014 - Mental Health Council, Advocacy TAS and Shelter TAS release joint report

15 May 2014 Mental Health Council TAS Federal Budget Response

30 April 2014 - Mental Health Council TAS at Agfest Act-Belong-Commit

16 April 2014 - Mental Health Council Respond to Mercury Report

11 March 2014 - Letter to the Editor

6 March 2014- MHCT Launches Act-Belong-Commit

5 March 2014-Mental Health Policy Announcement for TAS ALP

23 February 2014 - Mental Health Policy Announcements for TAS Election

14 February 2014 - Mental Health Council TAS Welcome New Mental Health Act

5 February 2014 - TAS Support Libs Suicide Prevention Policy

16 Jan 2014 - MHCT Response to State Election Announcement

 

2013

11 November 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

MHCT Response to Recent Suicide Coverage in Tasmania

30 October 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

MHCT Condemns Failed Marriage Equality Bill Re-introduction

28 October 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

MHCT Welcomes Reintroduction of Discussion of the Marriage Equality Bill

1 October 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Week Launch

9 September 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

World Suicide Prevention Day

21 August 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Federal Greens Regional and Rural Mental Health Policy Announcement

20 August 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

National Mental Health Commission Visit to Tasmania

National Mental Health Commission Visit to Tas

7 August 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Response to Mental Health Reform Report

18 July 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Government Announces Reduction in rates of Coercive Force in Mental Health Wards

17 May 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council wins award.

28 March 2013 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council congratulates Parliament on passing Mental Health Bill.

 

2012

13 November 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Child Sex Abuse Royal Commission– More resources needed to support victims.

10 October 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Monday 8th October marks the start of Mental Health Week

27 September 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) today expressed dismay over the Legislative Council’s failure to pass nation leading same-sex marriage laws.

6 September 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council slams ACL gay marriage claims

29 August 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council welcomes same-sex marriage legislation

5 August 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council supports same sex marriage legislation

9 July 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council welcomes new Mental Health Act but calls for change concerning treatment of children

30 April 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council of Tasmania welcomes PM’s announcement of National Disability Insurance Scheme...............

29 April 2012 - The Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health Council of Tasmania supports National Disability Insurance Scheme..........................

2011

14 October 2011 - The Mental Health Council of Australia

Mental Health Council of Tasmania welcomes new CEO ..........................

 

MHCT Publications

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MHCT ANNUAL REPORTS

MHCT Annual Report 2014

MHCT Annual Report 2013

MHCT Annual Report 2012

MHCT Annual Report 2011

MHCT Annual Report 2010

MHCT Annual Report 2009

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2015

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2013

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2012

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2011

MHCT E-News December 2011

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MHCT E-News October 2011

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MHCT MEMBER SURVEYS

MHCT Member Survey Summary 2011

MHCT Member Survey Summary 2010

MHCT POSITION PAPERS

Older Tasmanians Health and Wellbeing

The Mental Health Council of Tasmania ask 'Who Cares?'

Tasmanian Publications

Growing Forward-Tasmanian Community Mental Health Workforce Report 2009

MHS Consumer and Family Support Guide - October 2009

Australian Publications & Resources

September 2011 - Suicide Prevention Australia position statement ‘Social Inclusion and Suicide Prevention’

Unravelling Psychosocial Disability

From Discrimination to Social Inclusion Report

The Hidden Toll, Suicide in Australia

SANE - Mental Illness and Bereavement Kit

  

The National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF)

The combined national voice for consumers and carers participating in the development of mental health policy and sector development in Australia. Their website has numerous resources available.

http://www.nmhccf.org.au/

International Publications

Mental Health Atlas 2011

 
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