Mental Health resources

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 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
https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/mental-health/mental-health-services/services-by-type/specialist-mental-health-services/dual-disability

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
http://www.psychology.org.au/Content.aspx?ID=5800

Orygen Youth Health – Free Downloads – Youth Mental Health Resources
http://oyh.org.au/training-resources/free-downloads-youth-mental-health-resources

Mental Health Resources for Carers
http://mhr4c.com.au/

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/

Guidance on depression in children and young people – identification and management in primary community and secondary care, March 2015

KidsMatter e-Books

HeadSpace – Understanding Psychosis. Short 5 minutes video.

“Flying over the radar”: Changing practice to support children and families where a parent has a mental illness. Webinar, Audio and Slides.

Working with parents with Mental Illness

Article: Fatherhood and mental illness 

Helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents across Australia    

Intellectual Disability Mental Health First Aid Manual 2nd Ed 2010

Australian Guidelines for Acute Stress Disorder & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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

Focal Point, Volume 29, 2015 – Youth, young people and mental health.

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