The Blackdog Institute

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue is another organisation that have very useful information about depression and anxiety. Here you will find a range of resources that will help you to understand the nature of these types of mental disorders.

Medicare App for claiming a rebate

If you have a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan and are eligible for a rebate you can download a simple smart phone app that will make claiming easy and quick.

Medicare Information

Fact sheet from the Australian Psychology Society explaining Medicare for mental health and psychology services.

Developing Minds: Adolescence

The adolescent mind is constantly changing; it’s growing and developing from childhood through to adulthood. Neurons form new synaptic connections in the brain everyday and are shaped by interpersonal experiences, which make life as an adolescent (and parent) evermore confusing. (more…)

Information for GPs writing a Mental Health Treatment Plan

There is often confusion about whether a patient is eligible for a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP). Questions arise as to whether they have a mental disorder. The following information has been collated to assist GPs in determining a patients eligibility for a MHTP. (more…)

Psychology & Medicare in a nutshell!

At the beginning of a new year it can be very confusing to know what a patient needs or what a psychologists requires in terms of Medicare and referrals. Take a look at this helpful infographic where GP Mental Health Treatment Plans and Referral Letters are explained simply.

IES-R Autoscorer for GPs