Mental Health

OTA endorses National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy
OTA endorses National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing...

13 Oct 2021 | On 12 October the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, launched the world’s first National C...

Mental Health in Children Study MCRI
Mental Health in Children Study MCRI

4 Oct 2021 | The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute is providing an opportunity for OTs to assist in a project looking at m...

Mental Health Month: Friday 1 October
Mental Health Month: Friday 1 October

30 Sep 2021 | Mental Health Australia has launched its October 2021 calendars for Mental Health Month

Qld Introduces Presumptive Legislation for First Responders Experiencing Ptsd
Qld Introduces Presumptive Legislation for First Responders ...

4 Jun 2021 | Queensland parliament have passed new laws for first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder

Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System
Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Co...

5 Mar 2021 | Chief Executive Officer of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA), Samantha Hunter, said the Royal Commissioner’s r...

Have Your Say: Productivity Commission Report on Mental Health
Have Your Say: Productivity Commission Report on Mental Heal...

25 Jan 2021 | The Australian Government is now consulting with key stakeholders to understand which recommendations are the mos...

Connecting to Create Change: Reflections on the Virtual OT Mental Health Forum
Connecting to Create Change: Reflections on the Virtual OT M...

16 Dec 2020 | In the midst of turbulent times the Virtual OT Mental Health Forum provided the opportunity for OTs to come toget...

Forum to examine the vital role of occupational therapists in the delivery of mental health care
Forum to examine the vital role of occupational therapists i...

10 Nov 2020 | More than 250 people are expected to attend Occupational Therapy Australia’s (OTA) Mental Health Forum, to be con...

My Story: Autism and Mental Health—Accessing Clinical Services
My Story: Autism and Mental Health—Accessing Clinical Servic...

20 Aug 2020 | I am an autistic author and advocate. I want to highlight what has been helpful to me and what has not worked so ...