Australian Rural Mental Health Symposium

SYDNEY, Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach – Wednesday 29th September – Thursday 30th September 2010 New Perspectives on Rural and Remote Mental Health• Policy initiatives• Primary interventions• Promoting recovery• Preventing relapseThe...

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Plea made for mental health funding

Lanai Vasek From: The Australian May 01, 2010 12:00AM A NATIONAL health body devoted solely to mental health research is desperately needed if Australia is to advance treatment of psychotic illnesses and relieve pressure on the hospital system...

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A new approach for mental health – Greens

Media ReleaseSpokesperson Rachel Siewert Saturday 17th April 2010, 11:12am   The Greens today announced a comprehensive mental health plan for Australia and are calling on the Commonwealth to embrace it as a fundamental part of the Prime...

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Better mental care to aid homeless

Better mental care to aid homelessADAM CRESSWELL JARED OWENSThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010TACKLING the glaring failings of the mental health system could reduce homelessness — one of Kevin Rudd’s key goals — by up to 25 per cent, as well as...

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Time for Canberra to get serious on mental health

Time for Canberra to get serious on mental healthThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010CLOSING mental institutions and bringing people back into the community was meant to fix mental illness. It didn’t. More than two decades on, the nation battles...

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