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Alliance for Psychosocial Nursing (APN) - The APN is an organization for psychiatric and mental health nurses worldwide.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association - The mission of the APNA is to provide leadership to advance psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, improve mental health care for individuals, families, groups and communities and shape health policy for the delivery of mental health services.
Australia and New
Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses -
is the only professional body representing
the interests of mental health nurses. The College was established as
the Australian Congress of Mental Health Nurses in 1975 An elected
Council, which includes representation from each duly formed Branch,
administers College affairs. An elected Branch Committee manages local
matters. All Committee members give their time and resources
Association of Psychiatric Technicians - In California, the
Psychiatric Technician is a nursing category parallel to Licensed
Vocational Nurse (California's term for Licensed Practical Nurse).
Canadian Federation of Mental Health
Nurses - An associate group of the Canadian Nurses' Association
(CNA), we are a national voice for psychiatric and mental health (PMH)
Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre - EPPIC is an
integrated and comprehensive psychiatric service aimed at addressing
needs of older adolescents and young adults with emerging psychotic
disorders in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne, Australia.
Visitors can find out about pilot projects, the latest research and
services offered by the centre.
Health - is a leading health care provider serving
metropolitan and country Victorians through the provision of acute,
sub-acute and community based programs
Health Foundation - The Mental Health Foundation of Australia
(Victoria) membership encompasses people living with mental illness,
family members, carers and friends, professionals from many fields,
mental health service providers and interested members of the general
Health Research Institute - The
Mental Health Research Institute is the only medical research institute
in Australia devoted solely to the scientific investigation of the
causes of serious psychiatric disorders, particularly schizophrenia and
Alzheimer’s disease and the development of improved treatments for
these disorders. The institute is affiliated with Monash University and
the University of Melbourne and conducts research in the fields of cell
biology, neurochemistry, neurophysiology, cognitive neuropsychiatry,
genetics, neuropathology, psychopharmacology, neuroendorinology and
Illness Fellowship - The Mental
Illness Fellowship is Victoria's leading membership-based not-for-profit
organisation working with people with mental illness, their families and
friends to improve their well being.
Early Psychosis Project (NEPP) -
This site has information about early psychosis, a database of resources
for clinicians, carers and people with a mental illness, information
about events happening in regard to early psychosis and discussion
NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH)
- NorthWestern Mental Health is one of the
largest publicly funded providers of mental health services in Australia. Its aim is to ensure that the
communities who live in the northern and western regions of metropolitan Melbourne are provided with quality
mental health services that are responsive to their needs, based on best practice and delivered by the best
Institute of Forensic Mental Health (Forensicare)
- Forensicare is a Victorian
Government Statutory Authority which provides effective mental health
services in a safe and secure environment to people who have both a
mental disorder and a history of criminal offending or who present a
serious risk of such behaviour. This site provides information about the
service, current research developments, Forensicare publications,
special events and career opportunities.
Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) - The Victorian Mental
Illness Awareness Council Inc. (VMIAC) is based in Melbourne Australia.
The VMIAC is a consumer/survivor advocacy organisation for people with
mental health problems. Its membership includes both consumer/survivor
groups and individuals who have experienced difficulties with their
mental or emotional health.
University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry
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