Publications

See the list below of Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Services - Publications for an overview of the latest Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Services initiatives.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Reports

Tobacco and alcohol are the drugs that cause the most harm in Australian society. Together, they account for 92% of Australian drug-related deaths, 84% of the drug-related burden of disease and injury, and 83% of the drug-related social costs. For further information, see the reports below.

Paths of Healing

Download: Your Advance Agreement (PDF File - 1768k)
Mental Health Recovery in the ACT (PDF File - 254k)
A Guide to Mental Health Recovery (PDF File - 1924k)
Keeping Well Guide (PDF File - 410k)
Discharge Information for Consumers & Carers (PDF File - 615k)

Building a Strong Foundation - A Framework for Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing 2009-2014

Download: Building a Strong Foundation (PDF File - 685k)
Building a Strong Foundation Fact Sheet (PDF File - 111k)

Mental Health (Treatment & Care) Act 1994 Publications

Download: Emergency Detention Treatment & Mental Health Orders (PDF File - 241k)
Consumer's Guide to the Mental Health (Treatment & Care) Act (PDF File - 479k)
Involuntary Treatment and Care under the Mental Health Act (PDF File - 196k)

Managing the Risk of Suicide - A Suicide Prevention Strategy for the ACT 2009-2014

Download: Managing the Risk of Suicide - A Suicide Prevention Strategy for the ACT 2009-2014 (PDF File - 455k)
Managing the Risk of Suicide Fact Sheet (PDF File - 103k)

Guiding Principles for Documentation

Download: Guiding Principles for Documentation (PDF File - 123k)

Information Cards

Download: CATT and Alcohol & Drug Service Card (PDF File - 92k)
Information for Carers, Family and Friends Card (PDF File - 1224k)

Electro Convulsive Therapy

Download: Electro Convulsive Therapy (PDF File - 1523k)

What is Mental Illness and Mental Dysfunction?

Download:  What is Mental Illness and Mental Dysfunction? (PDF File - 1549k)

Team Publications

Download: Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) brochure (PDF File - 270k)
Forensic Services brochure (PDF File - 423k)
Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Services brochure (PDF File - 856k)
Perinatal Mental Health Clinic brochure (PDF File - 4741k)

COMPI Publications

Download: Supporting Children and Young People (Microsoft Word XML Document - 30k)
Keeping Kids in Mind - tips for parent while in the AMHU (Microsoft Word XML Document - 29k)

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