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14 January 2022

Tuesdays with Nexus 2022

Tuesdays with Nexus will return for 2022 on 8 February at 9.30am. Join us for our fortnightly interactive online community of practice to share and learn. Visit the Tuesdays with Nexus webpage to register and view past session resources. Topic and speaker details are distributed each fortnight via MH Broadcasts.


Nexus 2021 Training Calendar 

10 February 2021

The Nexus 2021 training calendar is now available


Webinar - Relapse Prevention

10 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                                

17 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                                                                                

5 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     

8 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

8 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