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QMHC eNews - Issue 6

20 Dec 2013

Commissioner advocates for better understanding of people with mental illness

Stigmatisation of mental illness remains a key community issue following the recent decision to secure mental health facilities operated by Queensland Health. Read the statement from the Mental Health Commissioner Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck on the QMHC website.

Seeking two expert project officers

In response to growing need, the QMHC has two temporary full-time project officer roles available. One role will focus on the Consumer, Family and Carer portfolio and the other on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander portfolio. Applications close on 13 January 2014. Visit the QMHC website for more information.

Strategic plan update: reflecting on what we've heard

Development of Queensland's Mental Health and Drug Strategic Plan is well underway and a paper has been released to reflect on the stories and suggestions received as part of the consultation undertaken to date. You can read the paper here.