Public mental health services catchment area maps (i.e. for CATT and other services): http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/maps/index.htm Victorian public mental health service system: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/mhsystem.pdf A-Z of Department of H
Purpose of this document This table was developed by the Victorian Refugee Health Network in conjunction with refugee health service providers in order to identify current practice to identify current gaps in refugee and asylum seeker health service delivery. The table is intended for
This factsheet by Beyond Blue in collaboration with Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) presents considerations in assessing and providing services to culturally and linguistically diverse communities including people from refugee backgrounds during pregnancy and followin
Universal Stories of Healing from Depression is an audio-visual resource which has been developed to raise awareness of depression in refugee communities. There are three stories from three different communities spoken in English and the languages of Dari (Afghanistan), Karen (Burma)
This table outlines specialised refugee and asylum seeker mental health services in Victoria, as well as generalist mental health services of relevance. This document was updated in August 2012 and will be updated on a regular basis.
In recent years one in every twelve humanitarian entrants to Australia have resettled in Melbourne’s south east, in the Cities of Greater Dandenong and Casey. The region’s Refugee Health Research Consortium commissioned a study to examine whether the primary healthcare needs of local
The Ucan2 program has been developed in response to the substantial number of young adults and older adolescents from refugee backgrounds who experience barriers to successful educational or employment pathways after completion of an on-arrival language program. It is a partnership pr
This report outlines a response to the need to develop a comprehensive and coherant mental health research agenda to guide the development of policy and practice relevant to mental health research for children, young people and adult refugee background.
A guide developed to assist improving services to survivors of torture and trauma, focusing on adults and young people. “Responding to people who have survived torture and trauma often represents a significant challenge for those in a position to help. The horror and pain contai