Stories

Explore our stories to learn more about some of the people and organisations we’ve worked with, the impact of that work and the knowledge gained through our work together.

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VTMH and the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Adriana Mendoza, VTMH Manager, appeared at the Commission on Thursday 18 July 2019, as part of a session that considered how the mental health system engages with, recognises and responds to the needs of diverse communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people; and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Spirituality & Diversity Discussion Group 2019

Together with our partner Spiritual Health Association, we co-facilitated a series of reflective sessions for mental health practitioners. The aim of these sessions was to explore and discuss the challenges they encounter when spirituality or religion come up in their practice with consumers.

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Improving your Work with Interpreters

Mental health practitioners now have a new suite of resources to support their work with interpreters.

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Forum Puts ‘Community’ at The Centre of Mental Health Practice

Together with our event partner North Western Melbourne PHN, we held our 2019 Forum, Doing it differently: Putting ‘community’ at the centre of mental health practice, on Thursday 1st August at the Global Learning Centre in Broadmeadows.

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Community Capacity Building Projects

Improving the mental health and wellbeing of immigrant and refugee background communities by building capacity.

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Our Voices

Our Voices: Stories of Carers from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds, is a beautifully crafted series of five short videos offering rare and profound insight into the lives of carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds, caring for family with mental illness.

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