Shifting minds: Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategic Plan 2018–2023 sets the direction for a whole-of-government, whole-of-person, and whole-of-community approach to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders, as well as prevent and reduce the impact of mental ill-health, problematic alcohol and other drug use, and suicide.
Shifting minds is supported by two sub-plans:
As the current Shifting minds reaches completion in 2023, the Queensland Mental Health Commission is working to develop a renewed strategic plan for the next five years.
Renewing Shifting minds will involve a review and renewal of the directions and priority systemic actions and approaches for the next phase of mental health, alcohol and other drug and suicide prevention reform in Queensland.
Through a robust and participatory development process, the Commission will be informed by input from:
There will be several opportunities for cross-sector and cross-government agencies and organisations to provide input, including through:
People with lived experience, carers, supporters and advocates, cross-sector service providers, specialists, experts, representative organisations and government stakeholders are invited to participate.
As venue capacities are limited, we will be in touch with you to confirm your place.
Friday 2 December 2022
1.00pm – 4.00pm
Labrador Community Centre
Monday 5 December
1.00pm – 4.00pm
Location to be advised
We will host community forums throughout Queensland in early 2023 for members of the public as well as local organisations and service providers. Check back soon for further details.
A consultation paper about the proposed reform priorities for the renewed Shifting minds strategic plan will be available soon.
An integrated policy and planning approach is the foundation of Shifting minds. Reform cannot be achieved through any one agency, sector, or tier of government working alone.
Take the opportunity to be a part of developing the next phase of mental health, alcohol and other drug and suicide prevention reform in Queensland.
For further information or any queries, please contact email@example.com.