2014 Housing and Mental Health Forum

Supporting Communities – Leading Strategic Reform at the Local Level

FACS-Housing NSW and the Ministry of Health jointly sponsored the 2014 Housing and Mental Health Forum.

The Housing and Mental Health Forum was held on 28 May 2014 and included delegates from across the government and the non-government sector.

The Forum was held to promote good practice in delivering effective services and to inform key stakeholders of significant reforms underway within the housing, homelessness and mental health sectors.

Presentations are available below from the Forum.

Strategic Reforms

Mental Health and Housing – The future

NDIS – Housing and Mental Health interfaces

Current Research

The mental health of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Dr Lucinda Burns, Associate Professor, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Integrated service responses to mental health problems among people experiencing homelessness

Reform at the District Level

Southern NSW District Implementation and Coordinating Committee (DIACC) Achievements

Towards a Child Health and Wellbeing Plan: Reflections on the development process

Information Sessions

NSW Medicare Locals – Now and the Future

Trauma Informed Care and Practice – A cultural shift in human services

Leading Collective Impact – The art and practice