Mental Health

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 ...

OTs welcome additional resources for Victoria’s mental health system
OTs welcome additional resources for Victoria’s mental healt...

10 Aug 2020 | The system will receive nearly $60 million in additional funding for much needed supports at a time when the COVI...

Now Open: Nominate an OT for the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize
Now Open: Nominate an OT for the 2020 Australian Mental Heal...

17 Jun 2020 | The Australian Mental Health Prize celebrates Australians who make outstanding contributions to the promotion of ...

Update from the Mental Health Forum Committee
Update from the Mental Health Forum Committee

9 Jun 2020 | When the organising committee of the 2020 OT Mental Health Forum chose the theme ‘Connect to Create Change’ in 20...

Life as an OT During COVID-19: How to be a receiver (and not just a giver) of care
Life as an OT During COVID-19: How to be a receiver (and not...

30 Mar 2020 | There are so many people in our communities who need our support (particularly at the moment), that it’s easy to ...