Government urged to address ‘epidemic’ Indigenous suicide rates in remote Australia

Aboriginal communities across the nation are calling on the Federal Government to urgently address what they describe as an “epidemic” of Indigenous suicides in remote Australia. The crisis is most acute in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia, where…

Lack of rural mental health services puts youth at risk

Originally Published by The Daily Examiner 12th Aug 2015 RURAL and regional children are struggling to find the right mental health support according to an in depth Federal report into the mental wellbeing of our youth. The Mental Health of…

Rural and Remote Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: An Update on Progress

Mr David Butt,  CEO of the National Mental Health Commission, will present an update on the progress in rural and remote mental health and suicide prevention in a Keynote presentation at the 7th Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium.  The Symposium will be…

Tell us where you would like to conference in 2015 (Snapshot Poll)

The 7th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium values your feedback – tell us where you would like to conference in 2015: [pollone id=”2″] Ballarat, Victoria Where the past, present and future meet. Ballarat gets your heart pulsing and taste-buds dancing…