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Mental Health Books

A clinical introduction to psychosis : foundations for clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists
Better living with dementia  implications for individuals, families, communities, and societies
Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders
Where there is no psychiatrist  a mental health care manual
What happened to you conversations on trauma, resilience and healing
Mental health care an introduction for health professionals
The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline For The Pharmacological Treatment Of Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder
Mental Health in Emergency Care
Sims' Symptoms in the Mind Textbook of Descriptive Psychopathology
Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook Of Substance Use Disorder Treatment

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Mental Health Journals

International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Journal of Addictions Nursing
Mental Health and Physical Activity
Evidence-Based Mental Health
World Psychiatry
The Lancet Psychiatry
Trends in Cognitive Sciences
JAMA Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health

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Specialised Information, Tools & Professional Development

Mental Health Professional Online Development Program (MHPOD)
Access a wide range of free learning resources with over 100 hours of material across over 70 topics relevant to Australian mental health and social services contexts. The material includes overviews, activities, in-practice sessions, case studies and knowledge checks.


General Resources
Practical information for health professionals. These resources include toolkits, guidelines, assessment tools and professional development opportunities, such as webinars, workshops and training.

Black Dog Institute
      • Beyond Blue
      • Headspace
      • Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN)
      • This Way Up

Stage of Life Resources
Comprehensive resources covering a wide range of specialisations for different stages of life.
Child & Adolescents
• Emerging Minds
Teenage & Young Adult
                                            • Orygen
                                            • PANDA
                                            • COPE
                                            Aged Care
                                            • Head to Health

Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources
Information and resources for health professionals, catering to Alcohol and Other Drugs specialists. These resources include toolkits, guidelines and professional development opportunities, such as webinars, workshops and training.

Association of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies NT (AADANT) - Training
      • Drug & Alcohol Nurses of Australia (DANA)*
      • Insight

        * Paid membership required​​​​​​

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
A leading organisation in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault, having created many resources that cover domestic, family and sexual violence. Supporting patients and assisting health practitioners who would like to grow their knowledge within this area.

 • 1800RESPECT

Identity & Multicultural
Providing specialised resources in the area of identity and multicultural mental health, these organisations are well renowned within their specialities and provide a range of resources to assist health practitioners.  

LGBTQI+ Health Australia
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
                                          • Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC) Information & Resources

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Key Databases for Mental Health

NTPS Mentally Healthy Workplace Toolkit

The NTPS Mentally Healthy Workplace Toolkit includes information to help you take action for workplace mental health. The toolkit is for employees, managers and executives.

General Mental Health Resources