" is the national body for over 500,000 hard working community work practitioners in Australia. ACWA's role is to support community workers in every sphere of their work. We exist to advance the profession of community work and to set, strengthen and promote the educational, professional and ethical standards essential for exemplary community work practice." - website
Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
Queensland Alliance for Mental Health (QAMH) is the peak body representing the community mental health sector in Queensland. We support our members, the wider mental health community and individuals with lived mental health experience.
"Connections is a not-for-profit community service organisation that provides individual support, training, programs and advocacy in the support of mental health and wellbeing. Connections vision is to Improve Mental Health in the Community and achieves this by providing relevant evidence-based learning and life skill development programs that assist in the facilitation of recovery." - website
"headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services" -- website
A national framework for building safe, healthy and resilient Australian communities through preventing and minimising alcohol, tobacco and other drug related health, social and economic harms among individuals, families and communities.
Suicide has devastating impacts on families, friends and communities. Suicide rates in Queensland and nationally have risen throughout the past 10 years, despite ongoing investment in suicide prevention.
"takes a fresh look at what it is to be a creative community. With ears in tune to the heart beat of God, we endeavour to express His call through innovative ministry. We are young people going places. Don’t miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime. Join the adventure!" - website