CPN's Consumer Academic Program wins top Australasian award in mental health
CPN's Consumer Academic Program has won a TheMHS award at the 2019 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand program for service to mental health.
CPN Consumer Academic Program won the award in The Education, Training or Workforce Development stream. It was given in recognition of the achievement of excellence, innovation and best practice in mental health services. It was one of eight awards made in the service and program catergories.
The award was announced on 28th August at the annual The Mental Health Services Conference held in Brisbane, Queensland. It was presented to Daniel Pintado, Cath Roper and Vrinda Edan by The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health.
CPN Consumer Academics Daniel Pintado, Vrinda Edan and Cath Roper accepting the award from The Hon Greg Hunt MP
The Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand are presented every year by The Mental Health Services Learning Network to recognise and encourage best practice, excellence and innovation in mental health service delivery. The awards have been presented annually since 1992.
The Mental Health Services Learning Network aims to promote positive attitudes about mental health and mental illness, and to stimulate debate that challenges the boundaries of knowledge and ideas about mental health care.