Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health would like to recognised individuals and organisations who reviewed the community stream of resources:

 

  • Susan Beaton, Suicide Prevention Advisor, beyondblue
  • Paul Colwell, Senior TAFE Counsellor, OTEN Counselling & Career Development Service, TAFE NSW
  • John Dalgleish, Strategy and Research Manager, BoysTown (Kids Helpline)
  • Lisa Donnelly, Senior Project Officer, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office (MHDAO), NSW Ministry of Health
  • Jane Fisher, Project Coordinator, TAFE NSW Alcohol and Drug Unit, Training and Education Support, Industry Skills Unit, NSW Department of Education and Communities
  • Maria Gray, Senior TAFE Counsellor, Counselling and Career Development Unit, TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute
  • Jonathan Harms, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW Inc
  • Trevor Hazell, Director of Community Programs, University of Newcastle’s Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health
  • Professor Jane Pirkis, Director Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne
  • Barry Taylor, Senior Project Officer – Capacity Development, MindOUT! LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Project, National LGBTI Health Alliance
  • Alan Woodward, Executive Director, Lifeline Foundation for Suicide Prevention

 

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health would also like to acknowledge the time and support provided by individuals and organisations who reviewed the core principles that led to the development of the resources:

 

Dr. Roderick Bain
State Vice President and Medical Adviser to the RSL National Executive
RSL (NSW)

 

Peter Bazzana
Education Officer
NSW Institute of Psychiatry  

Karen Burns
Chief executive Officer
Uniting Care Mental Health

 

Maria Cassaniti
Centre Manager
Transcultural Mental Health Centre

Professor Brian Draper
Conjoint Professor
School of Psychiatry UNSW.
Acting Director, Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, 
 

Maria-Lujza (Marylou) Edwards
Manager
Multicultural Problem Gambling Service for NSW (MPGS)

Veronica Eulate
Manager, Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge Management
ACON

 

Jill Fisher
Coordinator
National StandBy Response Service

Nadia Garan
Program Leader, Service Development, Planning and Evaluation Transcultural Mental Health Centre

 

Linden Green
Senior Manager Clinical Services
Interrelate
Jorgen Gullestrup
CEO
Mates in Construction

Gavin Hazel
Program Manager, Child and Youth Program
Hunter Institute of Mental Health

 

Todd R Heard
Program Manager
Hunter New England Health Local Health District

 

Gail Horwood
Acting Manager Industry Teams-Community Services and Health
TAFE NSW Training and Education Support

 

Tony Holland
Chief Executive Officer
OzHelp Foundation Ltd
Dr Terry Kirkpatrick
Deputy CEO
Mental Health Association NSW
Rebecca Lewis
Campaign Manager
R U OK? Foundation
Patrick Livermore
Mental Health Promotion / Prevention Coordinator
Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People (SMHSOP)

Gregor Macfie
Director, Policy and Research, Office of Communities
Commission for Children and Young People

 

Associate Professor Myfanwy Maple
Social Work, School of Health, CRN for Mental Health & Wellbeing in Rural Areas, University of New England

Dr Roderick McKay
Clinical Advisor, Older Persons Mental Health Policy Unit
Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Office

 

Dr Angela Milce
Manager Carer Assist
The Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc

Kate Munro
Manager Suicide Prevention Service
Lifeline Newcastle & Hunter

 

Jonathan Nicholas
Chief Executive Officer
Inspire Foundation
Nicolas Parkhill
Chief Executive Officer
ACON
Meg Perceval
Farm-Link Coordinator
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle 
Jo Riley
Policy & Sector Engagement Manager
Suicide Prevention Australia
Professor Prasuna Reddy
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle 
Fiona Robards
Senior Analyst, Youth Health and Wellbeing
NSW Kids and Families
Michele Sapucci
Program Leader, Mental Health Promotion, Prevention & Early Intervention Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Noha Sutton
Family Focused Recovery Program Manager
MH-Children & Young People (MH-CYP)

Stephen Watts
Leader, Psychological Counselling Services
Department of Education and Communities