Recovery and Social Justice


Research Overview

A/Prof Lisa Brophy leads the Recovery and Social Justice unit. She is employed as Principal Research Fellow (formerly Director of Research) at Mind Australia Limited. This position commenced in January 2011 in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne.

Mind Australia Limited Mind Australia Limited is one of the country's leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. They support people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers. Lisa is employed by the University in this innovative in-reach position and Lisa’s research focus is on people experiencing mental ill health and psychosocial disability and their recovery, social inclusion and human rights.

The unit is working on a range of projects, including evaluation of new and innovative models of service delivery and efforts to reduce coercive interventions. The unit also particularly supports consumer researchers to be engaged in mental health research.


Associate Professor Lisa Brophy (Unit Head)

Ms Justine Fletcher

Ms Emma Morrisroe

Casual Staff

Ms Shifra Armitage (consumer researcher)

Ms Greta Baumgartel (consumer researcher)

Ms Rosemary Callendar (carer researcher)

Ms Rachael Green (Research Fellow on the YPARC project)

Ms Vrinda Edan (consumer researcher)

Mr Simon Jones (research assistant)

Dr Anastasia Ossoukhova

Mr Juan Tellez

Ms Liz Vercoe

Research Projects

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Unit Head Associate Professor Lisa Brophy

Department / Centre

Centre for Mental Health

Unit / Centre

Recovery and Social Justice

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