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The RMH-led telehealth program improving quality of life for people with young onset dementia and their carers

27 July 2022

A Royal Melbourne Hospital-led Telehealth project has been helping people with young-onset dementia (YOD) to “live well” with the condition.

Early diagnosis of dementia giving hope to thousands of Australians

29 July 2021

A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital have discovered a simple blood test could help thousands of Australians get an early diagnosis of dementia.

Former NorthWestern Mental Health consumer turned employee gives back through music

28 June 2021

A multi-instrumentalist and former Royal Melbourne Hospital NorthWestern Mental Health (RMH NWMH) consumer Arnaud LeBon has been using his talents to heal some of the RMH’s most vulnerable patients.

NorthWestern Mental Health ‘HOPE’ services launched

25 February 2021

As one of the biggest providers of Mental Health services in Victoria, the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) is excited to announce the launch of two new Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) services.

Supporting cast: Family, friends and your treating team

14 December 2018

We all need someone to lean on, so make the most of your supporting cast. Family, friends, treating team, carers, support groups, consumer and carer organisations can all offer ongoing and invaluable help, focus and direction to aid your recovery.

Take charge and decide

14 December 2018

Working with mental health professionals, treatment and services works best if you are engaged in your care.

Talking meds

14 December 2018

Consumers talk about coming to terms with and learning to live with the benefits and side effects of their medication.

What a shame! Dealing with myths and stigma

14 December 2018

We talk about mental illness more now but stereotypes and discrimination still happen. Hear about how it happens, how to deal with it, and how to stay true to yourself.

Getting paid for being ‘nuts’ – working in mental health

14 December 2018

Living with or having lived through mental illness gives you unique insight that can help others going through it. This lived experience is highly desirable in consumer and carer roles, including peer support.

What works, how and why

14 December 2018

Consumers talk about what was most helpful in their recovery journey and share their top tips and practical advice for those starting out.
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