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Our inaugural Wellness Walk to help raise awareness and de-stigmatise mental health was a great success. Despite the threat of storms, over 600 walkers turned out and we raised over $30,000 for mental health services.
Minister for Mental Health - Kevin Humphries, Mental Health Commissioner - John Feneley, NSW Treasurer - Mike Baird and SFNSW President - Anthony Harris and their families lead off the Walk.
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Broadcast 10 Dec 2013
Reporter Louise Milligan
New report warning Aussie kids in psychiatric care are suffering from out-dated practices of seclusion and restraint. more...
National Mental Health Commission say seclusion & restraint is constantly raised as vital issue by consumers, carers and mental health professionals.
Read media release by Prof Allan Fels 28 Nov
NMHC is calling on all Australians to sign the
Seclusion and Restraint Declaration.
Amy Corderoy 4 Dec
Rural mental health services in remote NSW at risk
as changes made to fly-in, fly-out. NSW's top psychiatrists say financially stretched health districts are cutting the services despite severe mental health problems in rural and regional areas and workforce shortages. more...