"Nothing about us without us" People with Lived/Living Experience: Engagement, Participation and Empowerment

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Welcome to the Brisbane North Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) Network (see Terms of Reference).

This site has recently been updated to include a range of information, tools, resources, capacity building activities not only for Brisbane North but for all PHN's, Service Providers, Lived Experience Representation and Advocacy and the Peer Workforce.

Our PHN is currently a secretariat and project manager for the National PHN Mental Health Lived Experience Engagement Network (MHLEEN) which aims to embed lived/living experience engagement and the peer workforce across Australia (see Terms of Reference)


Welcome to the Brisbane North Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) Network (see Terms of Reference).

This site has recently been updated to include a range of information, tools, resources, capacity building activities not only for Brisbane North but for all PHN's, Service Providers, Lived Experience Representation and Advocacy and the Peer Workforce.

Our PHN is currently a secretariat and project manager for the National PHN Mental Health Lived Experience Engagement Network (MHLEEN) which aims to embed lived/living experience engagement and the peer workforce across Australia (see Terms of Reference)


  • 27 October - EquallyWell - ‘From the ground up; Keep health on the agenda’

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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    This webinar explores how Neami National and Flourish Australia have invested in physical health and wellbeing processes and supports that will increase the life expectancy of people living with a mental health issue and improved quality of life.

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 12pm.

    Register Now

  • 28 October Blue Knot Day Festival of Healing - The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC)

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    28 October, will bring together different resources and experiences to foster healing such as an interactive Grounding Session, a light trauma-informed yoga session, a Q&A panel discussion with our Blue Knot Helpline and Redress Support Service and National Counselling and Referral Service (disability), creative interlude with discussion on how creativity can assist healing, survivor stories of healing and hope plus much more. As part of Blue Knot Day and the Festival of Healing, counsellors will be speaking on panels and answering questions about services. If you would like to submit question for the panel, including any questions around redress, please submit any questions by 16 October.

    Festival of Healing

  • Ongoing Podcasts - Trauma and Resilience: MHPN Presents podcast new series

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    MHPN Presents’ newest podcast series, ‘Trauma and Resilience’ is now live. Hosted by Professor Mark Creamer, this is a six-part series that explores the experience and awareness of trauma and its relationship with mental health, and also resilience - what it means, how it works, and how we can cultivate it in our lives.

    You can listen via our website,

    Apple Podcasts or

    Spotify.


  • My Mental Health Website launch

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    Brisbane North PHN

    The My Mental Health Service Navigation team is excited to announce the launch of our new website, now live at www.mymentalhealth.org.au. After many months of consultation and design, our new website is easier to navigate, more responsive and more user friendly than ever.

    We invite you to take a look, bookmark your favourite pages, subscribe to our newsletters, submit an event, or connect with us on social media.


    www.mymentalhealth.org.au

  • ACRRM Drug and Alcohol Addiction Education Program 2020

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    The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s (ACRRM) Drug and Alcohol Addiction Education (DAAE) Program includes a suite of incentivised activities to strengthen the capacity of General Practitioners to address drug and alcohol addiction in their communities. These training activities include workshops (face-to-face and online), an online learning course and webinars with subject matter experts, supported by resources for General Practitioners to use in their practice.

    Each activity attracts individual incentive payments for eligible ACRRM members, and can be done separately; however, it is strongly recommended that you to complete the full suite of activities. Visit the ACRRM website for more information about the DAAE program and to register.


  • Virtual Integrated Pain Centre

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    The Queensland Collaborative Virtual Integrated Pain Centre is a patient focused program, aiming to provide persistent pain suffers in remote and rural Queensland access to specialist allied health services closer to home.
    The program will be utilising local health facilities to host group sessions connecting patients via Telehealth to skilled Allied Health Clinicians in tertiary pain centres.

    Learn More

  • Workplace Mental Health Symposium 4 - 5 November Virtual

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    Online Wednesday 4 & Thursday 5 November

    Virtual Attendee (Single) – $299.00 + GST

    Virtual Attendee (Group of 4) – $799.00 + GST

    For more information contact:

    Natalie Newby

    Symposium Secretariat

    Workplace Mental Health Symposium

    4 - 5 November 2020 | Hilton Hotel, Brisbane

    E: symposium@wmhs.com.au

    P: 07 5502 2068

    Register here

  • November 2020: The International Mental Health Conference

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    The International Mental Health Conference has just released its finalised program.

    Advance mental health and wellbeing for the benefit of all.


    More information here

  • Centre for Mental Health Learning Victoria.

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    During Covid-19, VTMH have embraced zoom and moved a number of their existing networks and group-based learning programs online, in addition to creating some new offerings for practitioners.


    Online resources and opportunities for September 2020 below;

    Webinar Series 2020

    Learning Hub

    Resource Hub


  • Mental Health Carer Support Group - 2nd Thursday of the month

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    There is now a Mental Health Carer Support Group and Counselling Service for people who support people who have mental health difficulties run by STRIDE at Caboolture.

    When: 2nd Thursday of the month.

    Where: Chisel Room at the Caboolture RSL(Cnr Hasking and Beerburrum Road, Caboolture).

    Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm.

    Contact:

    Allison Cuskelly (STRIDE) Phone: (07) 45930500 or M. 047 869 3166 Email: Allison.Cuskelly@stride.com.au


    Aleta Walker (Caboolture Mental Health) Phone: (07) 5433 8775 Email: Aleta.Walker@health.qld.gov.au