The Hunter Institute of Mental Health works with a range of stakeholders from health and non-health sectors, communities, individuals and families (including those with lived experience), communities and partners.
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The Hunter Institute of Mental Health works with media and communication organisations to encourage responsible, accurate and sensitive representation of mental illness and suicide.
The Hunter Institute provides programs and resources for educational settings such as schools and universities, with a focus on mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention, and suicide prevention in children and young people.
The Mental Health team is dedicated to mental health promotion, and the prevention and early intervention in mental health difficulties and mental illnesses of children and young people.
Well-coordinated programs, including those in workplace settings, can improve mental health and wellbeing, reduce mental ill-health and reduce suicidal behaviour.
The Hunter Institute has had an ongoing commitment to the mental health and wellbeing of carers and acknowledges the important role of family and friends who provide practical and emotional support for the one in five Australians experiencing mental illness.
The Hunter Institute provides national leadership in the prevention of mental ill-health, prevention of suicide, and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing.
We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we live and work on and pay our respects to elders past and present. We also pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and communities who support our work and partner with us in an effort to improve social and emotional wellbeing across Australia.
Our organisation works across local, state and national initiatives and acknowledges the many communities who work in partnership with us and who share their views, their knowledge and expertise to help shape our work.
We acknowledge all people who have personal experience of mental illness and suicide. The voice of people with lived experience is essential in the development of our work.