Advancing Mental Health Care for Rural & Remote Communities

Unite to overcome the challenges of mental health accessibility

Advocating for resilience and overcoming adversity in rural & remote communities

Australians in rural and remote areas are able to access mental health services at a fifth of the rate of those in urban areas. This increases suffering for those seeking mental health help, support and treatment.

Discover ways to advocate and provide equal mental health care for all Australians.

Gain practical solutions to improve mental health services in Australia’s rural and remote areas at the 2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium.

What People Are Saying

2020 Keynote Speakers

CONFIRMED KEYNOTES

Dr Gabrielle O’Kane, Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Health Alliance

Ms Rosalyn Bell, Assistant Commissioner, Australian Government Productivity Commission

Ms Caro Swanson, Principal Advisor, Mental Health & Service User Lead

INVITED KEYNOTES

Mr Greg Hunt, Minister for Health, Australian Government

Hon Chris Brown, Shadow Minister for Health, Australian Government

Sponsors

Mental Health in Rural and Remote Areas

With a selection of case studies, research findings, lived experience speakers and workshops, you will leave the 2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium with the practical advice and tools to advance rural and remote mental health.

 

This includes addressing factors such as:

• Location

• Cost

• Accessibility

• Funding

• Worker attraction and retention

• Stigma of seeking help

The rate of suicide in rural and regional areas is about 40% higher than capital cities

91% of psychiatrists have their main practice in a major city

People in cities receive around 40% more mental health services than those in rural and remote areas

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Gain the insight, advice and skills to advance mental health care for our rural and remote communities

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Experience the 2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium from the comfort of your home or office, with complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days.

$199 + GST


2 Day Registration Early Bird From

 

$1,009 + GST

$817 + GST


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$1,109 + GST

$899 + GST


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$2,697 + GST

$2,547 + GST