Spiritual Health News


November eNews - Measuring What Matters

What matters to you? The answer to that question may not always be the things that can easily be seen and measured.

Warm wishes to our Quality and Development Leader, Christine Hennequin.

After 13 years as part of the SHA team, Christine will work her final day on 1st December 2022.

Literature Review now available

SHA together with Spiritual Care in Aotearoa New Zealand Healthcare Co-design Rōpū is excited to announce that our comprehensive literature review is now available.

Spirituality & Diversity Discussions Project - 2022 year in review

A joint initiative with our valued partners Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH)
April eNews

October eNews

Acknowledging spirituality

September eNews - In service of the common good

With so much focus on the individual and on the self, we have lost sight of the common good.

August eNews - Mourning the Loss of Three Great Musicians and Leading Advocates

Australia has collectively mourned the loss of three great musicians and leading advocates in the past month.

Appreciation for The Small Gift and The Little Book of Spiritual Health

Testimonial from Jo Baker, Specialist Bereavement Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor and Trainer, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB)

July eNews - Spotlight on the ABS 2021 census religion question

We may be less religious, but is there more to the story?

Spiritual Health Lived Experience Advisory Committee (SHLEAC) presented at VTMH Monthly Seminar Series

Spirituality, spiritual care, and mental health: What’s the correlation?

‘Working Better Together: A Shared Vision for AOD and Mental Health Services’

An opportunity to offer some spiritual care to an exhausted workforce.

June eNews - Spotlight on Mental Health and Spirituality

Mental Health, Spirituality, and Spiritual Care.

SHLEAC Celebrates 1st Anniversary

June 2022 marks the first-year anniversary of SHLEAC - the Spiritual Health Lived Experience Advisory Committee.

Spirituality Lab: a mental health research initiative

SHA is in active conversation with several universities to establish a spirituality and mental health translational research lab, known as the Spirituality Lab.

May eNews

Bigger than just you.

Launched! The Future of Spiritual Care in Australia report

A national study conducted by McCrindle on spirituality, wellbeing and spiritual care in hospitals
April eNews

April eNews

Path to Peace.

SHLEAC presentation to Victorian Department of Health

Members of the Spiritual Health Lived Experience Advisory Committee (SHLEAC) presented on the topic of Spirituality, Spiritual Care and Mental Health

March eNews

Everyone Belongs.

Federal Election 2022

Make Health Care Whole! SHA's Call to Action.

February eNews

One in two Australians want to receive spiritual care in the future. It's time to 'Make Health Care Whole'.

Transforming Chaplaincy Book Series

Contemporary spiritual care, as practiced in health care contexts, is very different from the way many healthcare professionals and patients perceive it. The Transforming CHAPLAINCY series aims to thoughtfully address strategic gaps in the literature about contemporary spiritual care.

2022 Multifaith Religious and Cultural Calendar

Spiritual Health Association is excited to release our newest multifaith religious and cultural events calendar for 2022.

Spirituality and Diversity Discussion Project

The Spirituality & Diversity Discussion Project is a mental health education initiative between Spiritual Health Association & Victorian Transcultural Mental Health. 

SHA response to the Royal Commission into Mental Health final report.

Spiritual Health Association welcomes the release of the final report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and the commitment of the Victorian Government to implement all the recommendations.