National Mental Health Commission, $114,854
Associate Professor Russell Roberts, Dr Michael Mehmet, Dr Chris Mayles (RMIT) and Professor Jenny Bowman (University of Newcastle)
Rural and Regional Communties
The National Consensus Statement, Equally well: Improving the physical health of people living with mental illness in Australia, was launched in July 2017. The consensus statement was the result of broad consultation during 2015 and 2016, including a national consensus workshop of health and mental health stakeholders. Over 70 national organisations, including all state and territory governments and key organisations, have so far signed-up to ‘making the physical health of people living with mental illness a priority at all levels: national, state/ territory and regional.
ILWS researchers have secured further funding from the National Mental Health Commission (additonal to that received for the initial project Equally Well Implementation Committee (2017-2019) to continue conducting the two CSU research projects associated with this initiative. They are:
Expected outputs from this project are:
The expected outcome of the Equally Well initiative is that it will help improve the physical health of people living with a mental illness.
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