Accessible Mental Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability – The Guide: A national framework of understanding and action for frontline mental health service providers with respect to people with an intellectual disability. It provides an overview of intellectual disability mental health, why accessible services are important, the principles that should guide service delivery, practical strategies for inclusive and accessible services, and the implications for the service system.
Head to Health: Mental health resources, information and services by Dept of Health.
Intellectual disability mental health core competency framework: A manual for mental health professionals – The manual and toolkit provides practical information, assessment tools and links to resources to assist in the development of the core competencies described in the framework.
The Victorian Dual Disability Service – Victorian State Government
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and Queensland Health, Mental Health Services – Queensland Government
Guidelines for Collaboration: https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/support-services/service-providers/service-initiatives/services-people-dual-diagnosis-intellectual-disability-mental-illness
Useful Links – mental health resources and links – Australian Psychological Society
Orygen Youth Health – Free Downloads – Youth Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources for Carers
Mental Health First Aid – free guidelines on a range of mental health conditions
Assessment: Depression in Adults with Intellectual; Checklist for Carers – Disability http://www.cddh.monash.org/research/depression/
Accessible Mental Health Services for People with an Intellectual Disability:A Guide for Providers: http://3dn.unsw.edu.au/the-guide
Breaking the Cycle of Depression and Anxiety: A free Family Focus DVD funded by the Australian Government. http://www.familyfocusdvd.com.au
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): A new guide by the Federal Government. http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/mh25
Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice: http://aboriginal.childhealthresearch.org.au/kulunga-research-network/working-together.aspx
Mental Health Professionals Network – Webinar recordings catalogue