REGION’S MOST SIGNIFICANT MENTAL HEALTH EVENT LAUNCHES PROGRAM

Over 90 international and Australian presentations will feature in the highly anticipated 12th Biennial Asia Pacific International Mental Health Conference (AsPac) in Brisbane on 24 to 26 October 2016. The launch of the official Pre-Conference Workshops and Conference Program highlights a focus on early intervention, suicide, cross cultural …
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ANNOUNCEMENT: PROGRAM SET FOR AUGUST RELEASE

Abstract submissions for the 2016 Asia Pacific International Mental Health Conference (AsPac) have closed with early indicators suggesting a program that will challenge the way we think about mental health today and in the future. Earlier this year, the 2016 AsPac Conference Committee called for abstract submissions that …
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IN THE NEWS: PROFESSOR MENDOZA SHARES HIS VIEWS ON HEADSPACE

AsPac Conference keynote speaker, Professor John Mendoza, recently took part in a Triple J Hack discussion on suicide prevention. It followed the Coalition Government’s election announcement for a $192 million investment into mental health that includes 12 suicide prevention sites around Australia, $12 million on research, $2.5 million …
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Leading US Psychiatrist to promote Emotional CPR in Australia

According to Dr Daniel Fisher, a leading US Psychiatrist and developer of the Emotional CPR (eCPR) initiative, it is not only professionals who should be responsible for treating mental illness. He emphasises that the community should take responsibility, as they do with medical CPR and that everyone has …
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DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE FUTURE OF MENTAL HEALTH?

The inclusive and open nature of the AsPac Conference means that people in the mental health and related sectors are invited to contribute their knowledge, skills and personal experience to inform the AsPac conference program. RFQ is therefore asking its extended network to nominate people in the community …
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