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World Mental Health Day – A reminder that this is about people

On World Mental Health Day, Kerry Hawkins, Vice President Community Mental Health Australia has asked for governments, agencies and anyone involved in mental health to remember who this is about – people living with a mental illness and psychosocial disability.

MEDIA RELEASE World Mental Health Day CMHA

Federal Budget 2017-18 – Leadership from Government welcome but now time for real action

Liz Crowther, President, Community Mental Health Australia welcomed the announcement from the Government to provide $80 million for psychosocial rehabilitation services and urged states, territories and the Federal Government to work together to achieve real action.

CMHA media release – Federal budget 2017 10 May 2017

MEDIA RELEASE 28 April 2017 – Federal Government must take responsibility for mental health

Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) President Liz Crowther appeared before a hearing of the Joint Standing Committee on NDIS inquiry on mental health in the NDIS.

MEDIA RELEASE 28 APRILCMHA – Federal Government must take responsibiltiy for mental health

MEDIA RELEASE 23 March 2017 – Value of mental health carers must not be diminished by federal reforms

Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) President Liz Crowther welcomed the release of the Mind Australia and University of Queensland report on The Economic value of informal mental health caring in Australia

MEDIA RELEASE 23 March CMHA – Value of mental health carers must not be diminsihed by federal reforms

MEDIA RELEASE 5 December 2016 – CMHA welcomes Parliamentary inquiry into mental health services in the NDIS

Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) has welcomed the announcement by the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for an inquiry into the provision of services in the NDIS for people with a mental illness.

MEDIA RELEASE 5 December 2016 – CMHA welcomes Parliamentary inquiry into mental health services in the NDIS

MEDIA RELEASE 11 October 2016 – Queensland Government announcement on recovery a step forward

Community Mental Health Australia President Liz Crowther has congratulated the Queensland Government’s Connecting Care to Recovery announcement.

11 October 2016 CMHA Media Release – Qld Government announcement on recovery a step forward

CMHA announces inaugural Executive Director

Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Bresnan as its inaugural Executive Director.

MEDIA RELEASE – Amanda Bresnan appointed as inaugural Executive Director of CMHA

 

 

Media contact:

Amanda Bresnan
Executive Director
Phone: 0417 193 407
Email:  abresnan@cmha.org.au