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Webinar - Relapse Prevention                                                                   news updated 10th October 2020

Relapse prevention planning is an important element of mental health care and recovery. But how do you do it? This webinar will demonstrate a simple to use relapse prevention planning tool known as the Back in the Saddle (BITS) model.  The webinar will be followed by a live Q&A and is open to the public. Upon registration you will receive links to the Relapse Prevention cards and link to the journal article.  This webinar is a collaboration with Monash University, Nexus Dual Diagnosis Consultation service and NEMHSCA.


YMHA Information Sharing & Confidentiality resource                                 news updated 17th June 2020

Nexus team members were part of the Yarra Mental Health Alliance (YMHA) collaboration that produced the Information Sharing & Confidentiality resource. Merissa van Setten & Kevan Myers were active in the working party which included writing the document and Lynne Ruggiero is one of the recorded speakers available in the youtube link.


Dual Diagnosis Ireland.                                                                                news updated 5th March 2020

Carol Moore, from Dual Diagnosis Ireland, joined Nexus and Emma Cadogan, DHHS, to share Dual Diagnosis experiences. Carol shared a publication they were involved in producing in 2019 with Dublin City University. The document outlines the current state of play around Dual Diagnosis in the Irish context. Photo.


Switch Research Group                                                                              news updated 8th January 2020

Nexus is a partner of the SWITCH Research Group of Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. An example of the collaborative work in which Nexus engages.

Switch Research Group


Lived Experience Strategies                                                                       news updated 8th January 2020

The Lived Experience Workforce Stewardship Group released three workforce strategies in June 2019.  The stewardship of the strategies is held collectively by the Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL); The Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC); Tandem; the Carer Lived Experience Workforce Network (CLEW); the Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC); The Bouverie Centre; the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing (Melbourne University); Mental Health Victoria; Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative (VDDI) and the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria.

Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in Victoria

Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria


Seasons Greetings                                                                               news updated 19th December 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you, your colleagues, families and friends all the best for the festive season. We are looking forward to working with you in 2020. We would like to share a sample of the work we do and some highlights from 2019. We have had another successful year of working with stakeholders. Some of the 2019 highlights are the CCA Launch, the RFUP Excellence Award nomination, and SAPP/SNAP training.

Greetings from Nexus