Published in partnership with Community Mental Health Australia and the peak community mental health organisations across Australia, the journal exists to encourage discussion and information sharing on material relevant to mental health such as innovative service programs, evolving practice approaches, as well as research and contemporary thinking and evaluation of existing policy and service provision. 

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Spring / summer 2017 - 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.

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

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

For further information regarding the next edition please email

Abstract Submission and Review Timeline

  • Submissions should be in abstract form (no full articles are required at this stage) and be no longer than 500 words
  • Submissions are due 28 July 2017
  • Authors will be contacted with final determination about submissions by August 4th 2017
  • If accepted, final articles will be due for editing with the Journal’s editorial group by October 31st 2017

The newparadigm Contributor Guidelines describe how to prepare articles for inclusion in the journal. We recommend you read this in full if you have not previously provided a contribution to newparadigm. 


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