Almost half the total Australian population experience a mental disorder at some time in their lives. Becoming more resilient will help with the ability to bounce back from difficult times and avoid developing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.
The 16th International Mental Health Conference call for abstracts is now open!
You are invited to present at this years conference by submitting an abstract that address the conference theme “Mental Health Future For All” across the broad spectrum of mental disorders including Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Bipolar, Dementia and Suicide.
The conference program will be designed to challenge, inspire, demonstrate and encourage participants while facilitating discussion. The program will include an extensive range of topics including:
Early intervention and treatment advances
Recovery oriented practice
e-Health, technology and social media
Suicide prevention and support
Child, youth and family mental health promotion and services
Demands for an aging population
Targeted services for vulnerable groups
Indigenous mental, social, emotional and environmental health
LGBTI mental health promotion and resilience
Workplace health and wellbeing
Mental health in the custodial and forensic setting
Consumer and carer participation and opportunities
Offering hope: stories from the front line and lived experience
For more details and to submit your abstract please visit the conference website. Submissions close Friday, 10 April 2015.