PHN Advisory Panel on Mental Health reports now available
The PHN Advisory Panel on Mental Health produced two reports – the first is the ‘Reform and System Transformation: A Five Year Horizon for PHNs’ which was distributed to PHNs on the 4th January 2019 and the second is ‘The report of the PHN Advisory Panel on Mental Health’ which was released on 27 February 2019. Peggy Brown and Frank Quinlan Co-Chaired this process, that included many consumers, carers, service providers, PHNs and others stakeholders from across the sector.
Mental Health Community Coalition ACT Forum - Tue 19 Mar
Dr. Elizabeth Moore will speak about her early impressions of feedback from consultations on developing a shared vision and identifying key priorities for Mental Health and Wellbeing
in the ACT. The forum is free and will take place from 12.00 - 2.00pm, on Tuesday 19 March 2019 in Civic.
Dr Moore has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists for over 25 years and has worked in public, private and community settings in five states and territories. Dr Moore also volunteers with a not for profit organisation involved in youth mental health and multicultural wellbeing.
IAYMH 2019 - United for Global Change - Calling for Abstracts NOW
The 5th International Conference on Youth Mental Health; United for Global Change will be held in Brisbane, from 26–28 October 2019.
The International Association for Youth Mental Health (IAYMH) is a membership-based organisation for professionals, researchers, organisations, policy makers, young people and parents. IAYMH is calling for Abstracts NOW which are due before 18 March, 2019.
Mental Health First Aid Australia appoints new CEO
Mental Health First Aid Australia (MHFA Australia), a pioneering global leader in the provision of mental health first aid courses, has appointed Dr Shona Bass as its new Chief Executive Officer.
MHFA Australia chair and co-founder Professor Tony Jorm said Dr Bass’s appointment comes at a critical time for the Melbourne-based not-for-profit organisation, which in less than ten years has developed and provided mental health first aid training for at least three million people in 29 countries.
Building Hope Together: The Journey After Suicide
The “Building Hope Together: The Journey After Suicide” Conference, will be hosted at the Sydney Masonic Centre on Thursday 13th, Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June 2019.
The 2019 Conference focuses on building hope together through the three main conference themes – encouraging resilience, incorporating lived experience and facilitating collaboration between stakeholders. The conference encourages the sharing and discussion of ideas, stories and research to bring positive outcomes for the post vention sector.
World Summit on Psychiatry Disorders, Mental Health and Wellness - Philadelphia, USA June 2019
Mental Health 2019 officially invites Researchers, Professors, Scientific Communities, Delegates, Students, Business Professionals and Executives to attend and participate at the “World Summit on Psychiatry Disorders, Mental Health and Wellness” that is going to be held on June 24-25, 2019 in Philadelphia, USA.
We cordially welcome you to present a talk at our conference on the topic of your interest.
Suicide prevention two-day workshop in Brisbane this March
The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) at Griffith University is seeking your interest and participation in a 2-day Screening Tool for Assessing Risk of Suicide (STARS) training workshop on 11-12 March 2019 in Brisbane. People who should attend are those who:
1) work frequently with suicidal persons,
2) undertake suicide risk assessment and responses with suicidal persons, and/or
3) are interested in learning more about the STARS protocol including client centred psycho-social assessment, formulation, safety planning and documentation.
Complete the STARS General EOI form to receive further details and registration payment link.