Mental Health Forums

The Babyfacedassassin supports the following initiatives to improve mental health care.

C.C. Myers is a Melbourne based writer who contributes blogs, articles and interviews to advocate for more heart and soul in mental health care.

If you are looking for inspiration about how to approach your own mental health care, these websites may be helpful.

 

Mindshare

A vibrant on-line community that showcases the work and views of people with lived experience of mental illness, developed as a partnership between the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia and the Media Resource Centre.

ttp://mindshare.org.au/about/mindshare/

Our Consumer Place – Resource Centre for Mental Health Consumers

The most comprehensive resource for mental health consumers in Australia, created by mental health consumers.

http://www.ourconsumerplace.com.au

The Official Blog for Mental Health

This blogging project is dedicated specifically to raise awareness for mental health education.

http://blogformentalhealth.wordpress.com/

The Dax Centre

A gallery and education resources promoting mental health and wellbeing by fostering a greater understanding of the mind, mental illness and trauma through art and creativity.

http://www.daxcentre.org

A Canvas of the Minds

A unique collaboration of different perspectives on mental health and life.

http://acanvasoftheminds.com/

Open Paradigm Project

This project is dedicated to fostering the voices and perspectives that accompany changing realities and new understandings of ourselves and the world. They produce creative, journalistic, promotional, and educational media on behalf of those who wish to examine, learn from, and reintegrate experiences of madness or otherness in our society.

http://openparadigmproject.com

Thinking About Suicide

David Webb is the first person to have written a PhD about suicide, by someone who has attempted suicide. This is a fascinating and insightful website and Webb’s writing is revolutionary.

http://thinkingaboutsuicide.org/

Talking About Suicide

Storytelling by people with an experience of suicide.

http://talkingaboutsuicide.com

Mental Health Consumer Organisation

www.mhconsumer.org.au

This Place Is Yours

www.thisplaceisyours.com

National Arts and Health Policy Forum

http://placestories.com/story/27283

www.artshealthfoundation.org.au/arts

Victoria’s New Mental Health Act

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/mhactreform/