What does Consumer Perspective mean to us?

In Australia, when someone has a lived experience of the mental health system, they are typically referred to as a ‘consumer’. When they work in that system in a specified consumer role, they are often said to be providing a ‘consumer perspective’. However, what it actually means to use this perspective in our work is harder to define.

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Members of the Consumer Academic Program at the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne, wanted to have a conversation exploring definitions of consumer perspective and how we use it in our work. To continue reading click here