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A collection of resources, guides and factsheets to help training training develop and deliver quality mental health education and training for GPs.

Mental health training standards 2020–22: a guide for training providers

The Mental health training standards 2020–22: a guide for training providers has been developed for those interested in developing accredited mental health training and education activities for GPs.

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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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Guidelines for training providers in developing online MHST and FPS ST

Most GPs prefer online training and education to meet their professional development needs including the area of mental healthcare.

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Mental health treatment plans – a consumer’s perspective

This information sheet provides important information on the value of a mental health treatment plan from a consumer's perspective.

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Beyondblue resource

This factsheet to assist GPs to understand the perspectives of people living with anxiety and depression, including their carers.

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Education for GPs providing care for patients at risk of suicide

GPs play a difficult but important role of often being the first point of call for consumers who experience difficulties with suicidal ideation and self-harm.

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Education for GPs providing mental health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the right to access health care that is both clinically and culturally appropriate, wherever they present.

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Education for GPs providing mental health care for refugee populations

Cultural and language factors might complicate what is already a complex picture of physical and psychological health for these patients.

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Education for GPs providing mental health care for rural and remote populations

GPs working in rural and remote areas will be all too familiar with the issues facing an area without well-resourced mental health services.

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Seeking a consumer and carer representative in mental health

The National Register is a pool of 60 trained mental health consumer and carer representatives from across Australia.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs relevant to those who would like more information on developing GPMHSC- accredited mental health training and education.

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