• Creative Opportunities: Art in Mental Health regional publication

    AAMH in partnership with the Dax Centre launched the first Asia Pacific Art and Mental Health publication in December 2011. The publication, titled "Creative Opportunities", highlights examples of the use of Art in mental health recovery from around the Asian region. Written by the region's leaders... Read more

  • Hong Kong-Australia Training in Case Management

    Australian trainers Greg Miller and Kate Lheude delivered the 4th Multi-professional Case Management Program for Case Managers (Personalised Care Program for People with Severe Mental Illness) training program in November 2011. This two-week intensive course was delivered to 60 participants, whose... Read more

  • AAMH hosts 6 Australian Leadership Awards Fellows in 2011

    Asia Australia Mental Health was proud to be involved in Round 8 of the Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALAF), where the Australian Government supports the building of essential people-to-people links to support development and foreign policy objectives. In 2011, funding from AusAID... Read more

  • Joint conference held in Tokyo, Japan

    Between 31 October and 1 November 2011, the inaugural joint conference between the University of Melbourne and National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry (NCNP) was held in Tokyo. This conference was aimed at strengthening the relationship between Australia and Japan, through the cooperative goal of... Read more

  • Dawn of a landmark India-Australia mental health collaboration

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, and The University of Melbourne are to sign a landmark Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday 30 August 2011, to collaborate in community mental health MEDIA RELEASE
 26 August 2011 University of Melbourne to collaborate with Indian Government... Read more

  • Joint workshop for mental health promotion in China

    AAMH and key professionals in China have jointly held a three day workshop to begin work on developing capacity for mental health promotion across China. Mental Health promotion has become a major focus for China in its development of a comprehensive community mental health system.  This is part of... Read more

  • Director General of Health Services India, visits Melbourne

    Dr. R.K. Srivastava, Director General of Health Services, India, has visited Melbourne with a high level delegation from India. During their visit, the delegation visited key mental health services around Melbourne and built an understanding of the service delivery mechanisms used in Victoria and... Read more

  • Indonesian NGO and government partnerships for mental health

    In May 2011, key members of the only Indonesian carer and consumer group, The Indonesian Mental Health Association (known as Perhimpunan Jiwa Sehat - PJS), visited Melbourne. Travelling with representatives from the Social Affairs Ministry, this group visited Clarendon Community Clinic, Footbridge... Read more

  • Reducing the treatment gap in India

    AAMH and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, are partnering in a new two year project aimed at exploring sustainable community mental health models. Following the very successful community mental health conference in New Delhi in February 2011, Asia Australia Mental Health and the... Read more

  • Australia and India co-host international conference in New Delhi

    AAMH co-hosted an important conference for community mental health leaders in New Delhi, India from 17-19 February 2011. The Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has collaborated with Asia Australia Mental Health to organise an... Read more