Mental Health

The Health and Wellbeing of Mental Health Occupational Therapists research project
The Health and Wellbeing of Mental Health Occupational Thera...

12 Jan 2024 | Evana Miesen's Honours research project (with Professor Genevieve Pepin and Rachel Knight from Deakin University)...

EAPAA releases new Service Standards
EAPAA releases new Service Standards

21 Aug 2023 | EAPAA has released new service standards, which have been designed to support the delivery of a consistent and hi...

Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022
Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022

7 Aug 2023 | From 1 September 2023, Victoria will have a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act. The new Act will replace the Men...

NDIS Review: OTA advocates for OT in treatment of psychosocial disability
NDIS Review: OTA advocates for OT in treatment of psychosoci...

1 Aug 2023 | OTA recently wrote to the NDIS Independent Review regarding the importance of occupational therapists as a core p...

Have Your Say: Victoria’s strategy towards elimination of seclusion and restraint
Have Your Say: Victoria’s strategy towards elimination of se...

11 Jul 2023 | Have your say and help us to develop Victoria’s strategy towards the elimination of seclusion and restraint in me...

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) changes to facilitate mental health case conferences
Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) changes to facilitate menta...

10 Jul 2023 | The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) changes to facilitate mental health case conferences for patients being trea...

OTA has been working with WorkSafe Victoria to help secure a 20% fee increase and the introduction of published rates for mental health services
OTA has been working with WorkSafe Victoria to help secure a...

19 Jun 2023 | The OTA has been working with WorkSafe Victoria to secure a 20% fee increase across all occupational therapy (OT)...

OTA attends 2023 International Mental Health Conference
OTA attends 2023 International Mental Health Conference

13 Jun 2023 | Michelle Oliver, OTA's Lead Mental Health Advisor, attended the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Associatio...

OTA attends Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (LELAN) Official Launch
OTA attends Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (...

25 May 2023 | OTA was honoured to attend the official launch of the Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (LELAN), hel...