News & stories

As the peak professional mental health nursing body, the ACMHN wants to highlight the value of mental health nurses, the challenges they’re facing, and discuss what role they play in building better mental health care systems for all Australians. In this section, we share interesting stories by mental health nurses, and updates on what is happening at the College.


If you’re logged in through the members portal, you will also be able to read regular updates here from the CEO and the Board.

Supporting mental health nursesBy Kate Currey In this series, ACMHN members talk about their passion for mental health nursing and how they

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An unexpected mental health nursing journeyBy Brent Hayward In this series, ACMHN members talk about their passion for mental health nursing and

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The challenges of mental health nursing in rural AustraliaBy Beverly Duncan In this series, ACMHN members talk about their passion for mental

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Supporting young people’s mental health: Meet Jacqui CousinsWednesday 23 June 2021 Credentialed Mental Health Nurses (CMHNs) are specialist nurses, recognised for their

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A passion for teaching and practicing mental health nursing: Meet Jillian Reid Thursday 5 August Credentialed Mental Health Nurses (CMHNs) are specialist

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Making a positive difference for others: Meet John HurleyImage supplied by John Hurley Credentialed Mental Health Nurses (CMHNs) are specialist nurses, recognised

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News & stories As the peak professional mental health nursing body, the ACMHN wants to highlight the value of mental health nurses,

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