Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT) is seeking volunteers with firsthand understanding of PTSD to join with others with similar experiences to make short films about your insights, experiences and the steps-you-took toward recovery.
The South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Service is seeking expressions of interest from people with personal experience of using mental health services and their family members/carers, who have skills in developing or consulting on recovery oriented training or skills in service evaluation.
These are paid positions for Consumer and Carer Education Consultants in the new SESLHD Recovery College.
Read more for further information and how to apply
SANE Australia is developing an online community for carers and people living with a mental illness that will allow adults to safely and anonymously share stories, ask questions and help support one another.
At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don't know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery.
Watch this YouTube video from Matthew Johnstone telling the story of overcoming the "black dog of depression".
Suicide Prevention Australia believes urgent action is required to address a range of systemic issues including managing unemployment, workers compensation and coronial processes. In addition, we call on organisations of all sizes to implement workplace policies and programs that promote a mentally healthy workforce and prevent suicide behaviours.