The Association offers a range of conferences for both members and non-members. From International Mental Health Conferences which commenced in 2000, to National Conferences on Addiction, Bullying, Domestic Violence and more.
All conferences offer presenters peer reviewing, and publish Books of Proceedings containing both peer and non-peer reviewed papers. The Books contain unique ISBN’s and are distributed by the National Library in Canberra.
All attendees have access to the full conference podcasts to compliment the published papers.
In 2014/15 the Association made over 500 presentations available, either in printed or recorded formats. A similar number will be produced in 2016.
All conference programs are confirmed following a ‘call for abstracts’ process.
The ANZMH Association is pleased to host and support the following conferences:
- No More Harm Conference: 26 – 27 April 2017
- Australian and New Zealand Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference: 7 – 8 May 2017
- Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference: 15 – 17 May 2017
- 18th International Mental Health Conference: 2017 Dates Announced Soon
- 9th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium: 2017 Dates Announced Soon
- Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference: 5 – 7 December 2016
- Australian Long-Term Unemployment Conference: 1 – 2 December 2016
No More Harm National Conference
The No More Harm National Conference will be held on 26 – 27 June 2017 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.
Hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association, the No More Harm National Conference focuses on behaviour that causes harm; solutions; preventive measures and responses to bullying, harassing and discriminating behaviour.
The No More Harm Conference is an extension of the successful No 2 Bullying Conferences and elevates the conversation to be more encompassing.
Our Program will feature presentations which are thought-provoking, researched and evidence-based and investigate best practice approaches to generational change. Gain insights from experts who are engaging, knowledgeable and practical.
The Conference will include keynote presentations, concurrent sessions, workshops, poster presentations and a trade display for sharing education, programs, skills and understanding towards bullying prevention and change in schools, the workplace and online.
- Abstracts Close: 13 March 2017
- Notification to Authors: 27 March 2017
- Author Acceptances: 7 April 2017
- Draft Program Available: 10 April 2017
- Full Papers for Peer Review: 19 May 2017
- Early Bird Registrations Close: 19 May 2017
Australian and New Zealand Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference
The National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference is being held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast 7 – 8 August 2017.
The conference focuses on the specific issues of eating disorders and obesity, the co-relationship within the context of mental health, the challenges surrounding public health in our current and future population and the role of physical health in maintaining our positive wellbeing.
Subject topics to be addressed include dietary approach, understanding attitudes, health promotion, making and breaking habits, psychological strategies, weight management and mental illness in addition to therapies, research, programs, case studies, trends and treatments.
Hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association, the 2017 Program will include presentations from Feature Speakers, multiple specialist sector speakers within concurrent streams, panel discussions and poster presentations.
Abstracts Close: 7 April 2017
Notification to Authors: 28 April 2017
Author Acceptances: 12 May 2017
Draft Program Available: 15 May 2017
Full Papers for Peer Review: 1 April 2016
Early Bird Registrations Close: 23 June 2017
Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference
The 4th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast over the 15-17 May 2017.
Covering topics surrounding prevention, treatment and recovery the 2017 conference will include presentations from leading sector specialists, researchers, psychologists and medical practitioners in addition to multiple concurrent streams, poster presentations and workshops.
Various types of addictions will be discussed – drugs, alcohol, pornography, gambling, sex, gaming, online, hoarding, compulsive shopping, steroids – as well as the various forms of treatment and paths to recovery. Of specific focus will be emerging trends; early intervention; best practice programmes; case studies; legislation and legal impact; care and support; psychological wellbeing and dependency; as well as innovative solutions, in particular within rural and regional communities.
Abstracts Open: 11 October 2016
Abstracts Close: 6 February 2017
Notification to Authors: 17 February 2017
Author Acceptances: 3 Mar 2017
Draft Program Available: 7 Mar 2017
Full Papers for Peer Review: 3 Apr 2017
Early Bird Registrations Close: 3 Apr 2017