7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium announces first Keynote Speaker

Associate Prof Nicole Lee is the first Keynote Speaker announced for the 7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium being held from the 26 – 28 October 2015 at the Novotel Forest Resort Creswick, VIC.

The Symposium will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss Mental Health issues confronting Australia and New Zealand. The Conference theme is Mental Health Future For All with topics across the broad spectrum of mental disorders including Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Bipolar, Dementia and Suicide.

Nicole Lee Assoc Prof Nicole Lee

Assoc Prof Nicole Lee is one of Australia’s leaders in methamphetamine treatment and is internationally known for her research in this area. She is Director of LeeJenn Health Consultants, Associate Professor at the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) Flinders University, Adjunct Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Curtin University and a practising psychologist. She is a Deputy Editor of the Drug and Alcohol Review Journal and National President of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT). Nicole has consulted to the WHO and the UNODC, as well as state and territory governments, on responses to methamphetamine and was a key consultant to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into methamphetamine in Victoria. Her publications include research articles, books and clinical guidelines on methamphetamine and effective practice and policy responses.

Sample of Assoc Prof Nicole Lee's Publications below:

Flinders University publications
Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? A snapshot of meth use in Australia
Ice age: who has used crystal meth – and why?
Explainer: methamphetamine use and addiction in Australia

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