Abstract submissions are now closed for the 20th International Mental Health Conference.  To view the program, please click here.

Conference topics include:

Conference Topics

  • Early intervention (pre-birth)
  • The role of parenting within the first 1000 days
  • Youth Mental Health (12-25)
  • Preventing mental illness from childhood
  • Living well in later life, approach of Aged care (Royal Commission)
  • Suicidal patients, programs and research
  • Clinical/professional intervention and whole of population approaches
  • International approaches that are working well
  • Person centred, integrated care
  • Recovery oriented care
  • Innovative models of care and support
  • Clinical and psychosocial care to best support wellness
  • Low intensity services within the stepped care model
  • Impact of technology on mental health
  • Potential benefits of technology in supporting mental health as part of
  • treatment
  • Future care, successful apps
  • Diagnosis, investigation, treatment for patients and caregivers
  • Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
  • Systems of care issues
  • Wellbeing initiatives, self care
  • Impacts of diet and lifestyle
  • Holistic mental health care
  • Sleep, importance
  • Examples of safe and supportive environments
  • Impacts of workers compensation
  • Strategies and support for wellness of mental health workers
  • Vicarious trauma
  • Open topics

Important Dates

  • Abstracts Open: November 2018
  • Abstracts Close: Monday 15 April 2019
  • Notification to Authors: Tuesday 30 April 2019
  • Author Acceptances Due: Friday 3 May 2019
  • Draft Program Available: Tuesday 7 May 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Closes: Wednesday 19 June 2019

Terms and Conditions

All presenters will be required to register and pay in order to ensure their abstract is included in the final program. A discounted registration is available to all presenters.

By submitting an abstract you give consent to publication of the abstract in Conference material, including but not limited to, the Conference Blog, Association Journal and Social Media.

The presenter is responsible for the accuracy of the content. All submissions must be completed electronically via the online submission form. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact the Conference Secretariat for further options.