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February 16, 2021

We’ve made a podcast!

‘Speaking from Experience’ is an exciting new podcast project for VTMH. In this series, you’ll hear the voices of lived experience, communities, and service providers – people based in Victoria, Australia and working in social and healthcare sectors to make mental health services more inclusive and equitable. Listen to the 40-minute inaugural episode, ‘Diversity and Inclusion and… Read more »

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December 7, 2020

Talking about LGBTIQIntersect at a virtual national mental health forum

Transmedia storytelling is way to share people’s experiences across many delivery channels and a powerful way to discuss culture and mobilise knowledge in mental health care.

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November 19, 2020

Exploring intersectionality

Thinkers, practitioners, storytellers and researchers from across Australia got together in September to talk about how to apply an intersectional lens. Silvana Izzo from VTMH joined this inaugural session, initiated by Professor Olena Hankivsky, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne.  Professor Hankivsky, respected expert in intersectionality, is Chair of Women’s Health and Director of… Read more »

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November 9, 2020

Partnering to build organisational capacity in cultural responsiveness: A recent report

We’ve prepared this report to contribute to knowledge on implementing strategies to build organisational cultural responsiveness, and how organisations might collaborate with Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) to do so.