What's On At The 2017 International Mental Health Conference

Mental health problems have become one of the leading causes for concern in an array of home, working and social environments all over Australia. 

The 2017 International Mental Health Conference will explore the mental health issues of young Australians and provide solutions as to how we can influence, educate and promote change. This includes complex mental issues affecting the elderly including depression, dementia and anxiety.

The 2017 Conference will be held at the Conference Centre, Sea World Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland from Monday 21 August – Wednesday 23 August 2017.

This year’s conference focuses on examining a range of issues from the perspective of primary interventions, promoting recovery and prevention, as well as highlighting the latest policy initiatives.

Featuring Australia and New Zealand’s leading practitioners, academics, researchers, mental health experts, NGO’s and policy makers, the conference will motivate and inspire professionals (and future professionals).  All delegates will have access to the program podcast library and Book of Proceedings included in their registration fees.

Confirmed featured speakers for the 2017 International Mental Health Conference include:

  • Dr Peggy Brown, CEO, National Mental Health Commission
  • Professor Nick Titov, Project Director, Mindspot Clinic, Macquarie University
  • Ms Leilani Darwin,  National Consultant / 2016 Winner of the LiFE Award for Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention work in Australia
  • Sue Pieters Hawke, Speaker, Advocate, Consultant and Educator, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Dr Kairi Kolves, Principal Research Fellow, AISRP, Griffith University
  • Mr Shaun Robinson, CEO, Mental Health Foundation New Zealand
  • Professor Kaarin Anstey, Director, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
  • Dr Tanya Davison, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Health & Ageing, Australian Catholic University

Interested in finding out more?

To register for the 2017 International Mental Health Conference, click here.

For the full list of registration inclusions, visit the registration page.



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