News

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the ACMHN. In this space, you will find our latest press releases and stories. If you are a member, you can also find the latest updates from the CEO and the Board here.

NSW Government urged to use mental health nurses in new suicide prevention training program

NSW Government urged to use mental health nurses in new suicide prevention training programMonday 7 November 2022 The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) supports the NSW Government partnering with LivingWorks Australia to train 200,000 parents to be mental health ‘first responders’ but would like to see qualified mental health nurses (MHNs) involved in

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New ACMHN CEO appointedFriday 18 November 2022 The Australian College of Mental

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NSW Government urged to use mental health nurses in new suicide prevention

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Mental health nurses ready and waiting to help VictoriansFriday 4 November 2022

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New Federal Budget maintains the status quo of undervaluing qualified mental health

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Mental health nurses to share knowledge and experiences at Gold Coast conferenceMonday

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Qualified mental health nurses have training and knowledge to support the ailing

CEO Update

Introducing the new CEOWednesday 30 November 2022 In my penultimate introduction to the College Connections, I am pleased to be able to

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A personal message and next year's planWednesday 16 November 2022 Yet another busy week, but with sad overtones as my Dad passed

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Talking with politicians and dealing with floodsWednesday 2 November 2022 Yet another busy two weeks. With Federal Parliament sitting, I spent time

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Meeting with decision-makersWednesday 19 October 2022 The College’s AGM is a month away, and invitations will be sent out shortly. With the

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Future of the ACMHN looking goodWednesday 5 October 2022 The year is moving quickly, and we have just about finalised all matters

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Reflecting on the 46th International Mental Health Nursing ConferenceWednesday 21 September 2022 What an amazing, both positive and negative and certainly poignant,

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Board update & minutes

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College Connections

Our College Connections e-newsletter is a fortnightly publication by the College to update its members on the newest developments in regards to mental health nursing, share events, surveys,  and more. To access the newsletter, please log into the members portal.

World Mental Health Day

The global COVID-19 pandemic has tested Australians' mental health like never before. Caring for our mental health is now more important than ever, but never before has it been so difficult. 


For World Mental Health Day,  ACMHN CEO Stephen Jackson tells us how keeping moving keeps him going.  This video was generously prepared and edited by Mental Health Australia, for this year's 'Look after your mental health, Australia' campaign.