16th International Mental Health Conference Program has been released

The 16th International Mental Health 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 Thursday 13 August to Friday 14 August 2015 on the…

Support mental health and wellbeing amongst children after a natural disaster

Disaster recovery programs are typically aimed to address concrete needs of communities in disaster impacted areas. The post-disaster psychological vulnerability of impacted populations, particularly of children and adolescents, is now widely documented. Teachers are ideally placed to administer early intervention strategies…

Family Focus: promoting resilience and preventing mental illness in children of parents with depression and anxiety

Improved understanding of the processes that promote resilience in children of parents with a mental illness has resulted in the development of a number of evidence based preventive interventions for this population group. An example of this is the ‘Family…