Engage and Participate in Mental Health

Closed 31 Aug 2017

Opened 20 Jun 2017

Overview

The National Mental Health Commission is conducting an overview of mental health consumer and carer engagement and participation in Australia.

The project is the result of direction and guidance from a Steering Group, comprised of mental health experts with a lived experience of mental illness and/or suicidality. Craze Lateral Solutions has been engaged to work with us on this project.

Consumers, carers, families, support people and other stakeholders are invited to share your knowledge and experience through this consultation.

There are many ways in which you can be involved:

Why We Are Consulting

The National Mental Health Commission believes it is essential that people with lived experience, families and support people are included and involved in decisions that impact them. 

Through this consultation the National Mental Health Commission aims to better understand and develop a national view of consumer and carer engagement and participation in relation to mental health and hear examples of initiatives that reflect leading and contemporary practice.

The purpose of our consultation is to inform future policy, practice and research priorities. 

For more information about the National Mental Health Commission visit www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au

What Happens Next

Findings will be reviewed by the Steering Group to inform future policy, practice and research priorities and the National Mental Health Commission's monitoring and reporting to community and the Australian Government. 

 

Audiences

  • Consumers
  • Carers, families, support people
  • Service providers

Interests

  • engage and participate