Australia’s premier journal on psychosocial rehabilitation
and a key communication platform for the community managed mental health sector.

The newparadigm journal exists to encourage discussion and information sharing on material relevant to mental health policy and service provision.

The journal is published in partnership with Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) and state and territory community mental health peak bodies.

newparadigm represents issues from across Australia; encouraging contemporary thinking; showcasing innovative service programs; and evaluating evolving practice approaches.

newparadigm Summer 2017

Building Capacity through Change – the future of the mental health workforce. Open PDF

newparadigm Winter 2017

Cultural Diversity and Mental Health – Exploring mental illness through different lenses. Open PDF

Call for Abstracts

The newparadigm Journal Editorial Group is calling for abstracts for the Spring/Summer edition of the journal to be released November 2017.

This edition will explore leading edge sector and consumer led research as it is applied to mental health practice.

We welcome contributions from new and established researchers and practitioners, and encourage diverse approaches to practice through research.

Submission deadline is 28 July 2017.

For further information, please read the Contributor Guidelines or email

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