Finding our Way

This collection of inspiring personal digital stories was created by people living with emotional and mental health issues. Each person wrote, voiced, created and edited their film during a four-day workshop. The storytellers are from culturally diverse backgrounds. Watch all the stories.

Learn more about cultural responsiveness

View three videos drawn from comprehensive cultural responsiveness learning programs developed by Victorian Transcultural Mental Health, MHiMA consortium member. 

Follow Samira's experience following the birth of her child, Mehmet's encounter with a mental health team and the insights of a mental health service administrator. Interested in learning more about cultural responsiveness in mental health settings? Go to education and training.



Mental health and people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds: Key findings from research by MHiMA

The report, Mental health research and evaluation in multicultural Australia: Developing a culture of inclusion, was prepared by Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) for the National Mental Health Commission and released in October 2013

To find out more go to latest news. Read the report at the National Mental Health Commission or MHiMA's knowledge exchange.

Interview with Harry Minas on commuity radio, March 2013

Ãine Tiernery and David Lovegrove produce Transforming Perceptions Radio Show, on 2XXFM Community Radio, Canberra on behalf of the ACT Multicultural Mental Health Network. The show raises the profile of mental health issues and promotes mental health and well-being among people from diverse cultural backgrounds. For more information go to the Transforming Perceptions Radio facebook page.





Ãine Tierney (pictured) is also a member of the MHiMA Consumer Working Group.  

An edited version of an interview conducted by Ãine and David with Harry Minas from MHiMA, is presented here with text slides. In it they discuss: 

Part 1: MHiMA (0:00 - 7:50)
Part 2: Cultural diversity: awareness and action (7:50 - 10:35)
Part 3: Recovery in the context of cultural diversity (10:35 - 14:10)
Part 4: Data, information and evidence (14:10 - 19:55)
Part 5: A new framework for mental health in multicultural Australia (19:55 - 26:25)

MHiMA National Consultations, Melbourne March 2012