Mental Health Community of Practice

Black Dog Institute

Existing Members

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Prospective Members

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Blogs
READ BLOGS

Regular blog posts from subject matter experts in Mental Health

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ENGAGE WITH FORUMS AND COMMENTS

Moderated discussion forums to engage with your colleagues on Mental Health issues

NETWORK WITH PEERS

Connect with other Health Professionals to learn from each other and share ideas

READ THE LATEST RESOURCES

Access to useful articles, resources, links to evidence and Mental Health programs

ACCESS EVIDENCE BASED EDUCATION

Webinars, podcasts, e-learning modules and face-to-face education

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES

Discuss your challenges and learn from the experts

About the community

Black Dog Institute's Mental Health Community of Practice is a private online community for Health Professionals with an interest in Mental Health. The community combines education and knowledge sharing activities.

To join the Mental Health Community of Practice, you need to be a Health Professional in Australia. The community is a closed group and you will be required to provide evidence of your profession (e.g. AHPRA number) to be granted access.

The following Health Professionals are encouraged to join the community:

  • GPs and GP Registrars
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Other Allied Health professionals
  • Peer support workers
  • Community support workers.

The community is hosted by Medcast on behalf of Black Dog Institute.

Joining the Community

If you have an AHPRA Number please sign-up here. If you are already a Medcast member, please sign-in.

If you do not have any AHPRA Number but are interested in joining the Mental Health Community of Practice please apply here.

How do I comment on Blogs?

Commenting on the blogs is easy and open to all health professionals registered with the Medical Board of Australia. Simply sign-up to Medcast, ensuring you provide your AHPRA number. Then go to any blog on this website and join the discussion!

FAQ

What if I have already signed up but didn't provide my AHPRA Number?

Don't worry, you can add this at any time by going here.

Can anyone see my comments?

No. Our commenting system is exclusive to only health professionals registered with the Medical Board of Australia.

If you need help, please call:
  • Lifeline- 13 11 14
  • BeyondBlue - 1300 22 4636
  • Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service Online Chat

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