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The GPMHSC sets the standards for and accredits mental health training and education for GPs. It includes representatives from general practice, psychology, psychiatry and the community.

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Information for GPs

Mental health training provides GPs with specific knowledge and skills required to assess, treat and manage common mental illnesses in general practice.

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Information for Training Providers

This section provides training providers with information on developing accredited mental health training and education for GPs.

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Information for Consumers and Carers

This section provides consumers and carers of mental health services with information on how GPs can help assess, treat and manage common mental health illnesses.

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GPMHSC Newsletter – Winter 2022 Edition

Hello from the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) and welcome to the winter edition of our newsletter.

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Latest Resources


Mental health training standards 2023–25: A guide for general practitioners

The release of the Mental health training standards 2023–25: A guide for general practitioners represents the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration’s (GPMHSC’s) renewed commitment to continually improve Australia’s primary mental health system.

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Mental health training standards 2023–25: A guide for training providers

For most Australians, general practice is the first port of call when they access Australia’s healthcare system, and their general practitioner (GP) is usually the first person they consult about their mental health care.

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Trauma-informed care resource hub

A convenient, online tool where GPs can access the latest information on implementing trauma-informed care in general practice.

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Training provider information videos

View these videos to find out more about the GPMHSC accreditation process and how to involve the consumer and carer perspective in skills training activities.

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GP Mental Health Treatment Plan Templates

The GPMHTP templates can enhance the quality of mental health care provision and support GPs in the management of patients with a mental illness.

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Accrediting mental health training: a fact sheet for training providers

This information sheet outlines the process involved in applying to the GPMHSC for accreditation.

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