• World Psychiatric Association praises Asia-Pacific project

    World Psychiatric Association President Mario Maj described the Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project as “a source of inspiration and encouragement”. Professor Maj’s comments are included in the most recent edition of the official WPA Bulletin as part of a twelve page... Read more

  • Best-practice community mental health models: Regional publication

    In 2008 AAMH published the Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project Summary Report. Written and edited by the region's mental health leaders, this unique document contains country-specific examples of best practice in community mental health development, as well as key guiding principles... Read more

  • Strengthening mental health links with Japan

    Dr Takeshima, Director, Department of Mental Health Administration Studies, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan undertook a 3 day visit to Australia organised by AAMH from 21-23 January, 2009. At a roundtable discussion with AAMH Advisory Council... Read more

  • Australian Governor General greets Chinese Mental Health experts

    Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC welcomed Madame Kong Lingzhi and Prof. Yu Xin to Government House on Thursday 19th February, 2009. AAMH was honoured to facilitate a week long program for Madame Kong Lingzhi, Vice Director, Non Communicable Diseases, Department of Disease Prevention and Control,... Read more

  • Launching the Protecting Children in Disasters project: Cambodia

    Natural and man-made disasters can have a devastating effect on people's mental as well as physical health, and no more so than in Cambodia. AAMH’s Protecting Children in Disasters program developed in China recognises that children are often the most vulnerable population group affected following a... Read more

  • Mental health training for multidisciplinary teams in Hong Kong

    The Hong Kong Hospital Authority commissioned AAMH to provide the 3 day workshop (12, 13 and 16 February, 2009) on multidisciplinary teams for 60 + medical, allied health and nursing staff from the seven different area clusters. Ms Margaret Tay, Chief Manager (Integrated Care Programme), Hong Kong... Read more