National Mental Health Reform Conference

PHN and other health care organisation speakers shared their reform plans, change management experiences, process learnings, and the barriers and challenges experienced as they navigate the transformation terrain. PHN speakers talked about finding their feet, the nature and process of undertaking broad community engagement, scoping, consulting, co-design work and the challenge of balancing action research methodology approach in a climate of ambiguity. 

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Suicide Prevention - A Call to Action

In Canberra on the 24th May, leaders in suicide and mental health, led by consultancy ConNetica and the Brain and Mind Centre University of Sydney, released details on suicide across 28 Federal electorates. Supporting the release were four parents with lived experience of suicide and the National Congress for Australia’s First People.

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