Black Dog Institute: COVID-19 resources for health professionals

Black Dog Institute continues to provide great resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of health professionals. Their ‘Coronavirus resources for health professionals’ page provides advice and guidance on a range of topics such as dealing with financial stress and exercise for your mental health.

Community trauma toolkit

Created by Emerging Minds, an organisation dedicated to advancing the mental health of Australian children and families, the community trauma toolkit contains recourses for health professionals and GPS to help and support adults and children before, during, and after a disaster or traumatic event

View the toolkit

Webinar: Mental health care in rural Australia

A pre-recorded podcast by the Black Dog Institute explores the problems in mental health care delivery in rural Australia, from the point of view of the consumer and service provider. 

Listen to the podcast

Mental health community of practice

The Black Dog Institute’s Mental Health Community of Practice is a private online community for health professionals with an interest in mental health. To join the community you must be a health professional in Australia. 

Join the community of practice

Understanding drought-related stress – video for health professionals

This Centre for Remote and Rural Mental Health video is for health professionals wanting to understand the impact of drought on mental health and outlines how to support patients impacted by the drought. The advice in this video is not intended for patients with a diagnosable mental illness. Find this video and other drought resources on the Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health website.

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The Black Dog Institute Psychological Toolkit

The Psychological Toolkit is a collection of practical resources available for health professionals to assist in the management of mental illnesses in their clinical work. The material includes questionnaires to assist health professionals in the assessment of depression, charts to assist with treatment protocols, tools for self-monitoring, and exercises for patients.

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