The 16th International Mental Health Conference will be held at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise from Thursday 13 August to Friday 14 August 2015. An optional half day of workshops will held on Wednesday, 12 August 2015.
You are invited to join us as we 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.
This conference 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 program will be designed to challenge, inspire, demonstrate and encourage participants while facilitating discussion. The program will include an extensive range of topics with keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops and posters.
Topics will include:
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