3rd Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
The Symposium will examine the mental health implications of;
These factors and others can severely impact on the mental health of individuals and upon community functioning, cohesion, and resource availability.
1. What lessons can be learned from our response to these changes?
2. How can mental health professionals prepare themselves, their clients and their communities, to deal more effectively with future negative occurrences in ruraland remote areas?
3. How can the resources of government, mental health professionals, emergency services and private practitioners, be better utilised for optimal benefit?
I invite you to join me, together with the symposium committee, in learning what is being doneand what needs to be done to better meet the mental health needs of rural and remote populations.
You can view or download the program here.
I hope you can join us in historic Ballarat.