Tag Archives: Open Space

Mental health part three – “help is the sunny side of control”

Parts one and two described an application of Open Space Technology for community consultation on the subject of mental health, touched on possible vested interests within the structure of the mental health marketplace, and proposed a thought experiment: wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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Mental health part two – supply and demand

‘Part one’ described a very impressive application of Open Space Technology for community consultation on the subject of mental health. Chatting with participants at the forum, it seemed I was one of a relatively small group of people in the … Continue reading

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Mental health part one – Open Space

Back in 2008 the Health Department hosted a day-long community consultation forum, seeking input on the following question: ‘What can we ALL do to better the mental health of ALL West Australians?’ My interest in the event was three-fold: As … Continue reading

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