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Front cover of WMHA's Statewide Trauma Service consultation. Purple and orange waves on white background
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 15 May 2022
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15 May 2022

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Statewide Trauma Service consultation.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 February 2022
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27 April 2022

This submission welcomes the important inclusion of recovery from violence in the draft National Plan 2022-2032, and notes progress in relation to prevention over the previous decade. However, overall changes during this time in relation to the gendered drivers of violence against women and children have been minimal, and persistent or increasing prevalence rates are of significant concern.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 29 November 2021
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The Women’s Mental Health Alliance and Women’s Health Victoria host webinars topical issues in women’s mental health. 

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 10 November 2021
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10 November 2021

This panel discussion was a feature of the Annual General Meeting of Women's Health Victoria, held on 25 October 2021. Leading experts explore the issues and evidence to identify how to design a better mental health system response, and build workforce capability to meet the needs of women who've experienced gendered violence and trauma.

First page of Word document: COVID-19 and women's mental health in 2021
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 09 November 2021
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9 November 2021

In September 2021, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (Alliance) asked its members to report their observations of the ongoing mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alliance members reported that women’s mental health was still being impacted by COVID-19 and associated public health restrictions.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 09 November 2021
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9 November 2021

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum Summary Report.

Front page of Alliance submission on Local Adult Mental Health Services consultation (Word document)
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 12 October 2021
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12 October 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Victorian Government consultation survey on Local Adult and Older Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Services.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 08 October 2021
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8 October 2021

Women’s Health Victoria, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance and mental health consumer peak the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council have ongoing concerns about the high costs of mental health misdiagnosis to family violence survivors and the increased risk this creates to their safety.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 07 October 2021
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7 October 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance makes policy submissions to inform Victorian and national mental health reforms.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 07 October 2021
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7 October 2021

This submission to the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy Taskforce highlights the critical components of a gender-informed approach to workforce development.