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Young Australians believe mental health is one of the top three issues facing the country, survey finds

ABC Online - 7 Dec 2016
Young people have put the spotlight on mental health in a new survey, naming it as one of the top three issues facing Australia.

Carers' needs not being met under NDIS, Anglicare report says

ABC Online - Dec 5, 2016
A new report from Anglicare released today has suggested that carer's needs are not being met under the NDIS. What do you think?

Teaching primary school children about mental health

BBC News - 1 Dec
The mental health of children is a rising area of concern and one which schools are trying to combat.

Emily wins 2016 NSW Children’s Week “Exceptional Young Person” award

Crinklingnews
Emily Holman is a young carer who is also a youth leader in our fabulous On Fire program. Great to see her getting recognition and being a wonderful role model for so many other young carers who go largely unrecognised by the rest of the nation.


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Emotional CPR on All in the Mind

Dec 4, 2016 -  ABC Radio
Psychiatrist Daniel Fisher would like to shift the paradigm of mental health services and empower people to play a strong role in their own recovery so he’s teaching emotional CPR.

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SFNSW Vacancies

Headspace Clinical Services Manager - Campbelltown p/t  |  Recovery Support Worker - Port Macquarie p/t  |  Carer Advocate - Griffith p/t  |  Training Manager - Gladesville f/t  |  Recovery Support Workers - Mayfield casual & p/t   schizophrenianswjobs.org.au

Participants wanted for several research studies

If you are living with a mental illness or are a carer, your lived experience can help others. Some studies offer remuneration.