ACP and mental health

People with serious medical conditions are more at risk at developing mental health issues. These groups of people are likely to significantly benefit from advance care planning.

Related resources

  • Fact sheet

    What you need to discuss with patients: a reference guide for clinicians

    Queensland Government

    This fact sheet outlines what authorised doctors and mental health practitioners (AMHP) need to tell, explain or discuss with patients, as outlined in the Mental Health Act 2016.
  • Website

    Australian Nursing and Midwifery online tutorials

    Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF)

    The ANMF have produced nine online learning tutorials for members to freely access, including Palliative Care, Mental Health, Aged Care and Advance Care Planning.
  • Articles & Publications

    Dignity, Respect and Choice (An Introductory Guide)

    NSW Government

    An introductory guide to advance care planning for end-of-life for people with mental illness.
  • Articles & Publications

    Dignity, Respect and Choice

    NSW Government

    A comprehensive guide to advance care planning for end-of-life for people with mental illness.

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