• Travelling together: developing collaborative healthcare in Asia.

    Chairperson of Optimal Health Program Malaysia Dr. Umi Adzlin Silim opened the 1st Asia Pacific Symposium of Optimal Health Program with a well known proverb: ‘if you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together’. This allegorical message resonates with the innovative... Read more

  • Collaboration the Key: Art making and mental health in Fiji

    Introducing art making activities on an ongoing basis was well received by mental health stakeholders in Fiji, who attended regular art making sessions, and were engaged in the art exhibition. The project aligned with Ministry of Health and Medical Services programs and commitment to improving access... Read more

  • aSMILE (a Statewide Mental Illness Learning Exchange)

    St Vincent’s Mental Health has launched a new mental health resource.  aSMILE (a Statewide Mental Illness Learning Exchange), is an holistic web-portal driven by consumers, carers, and clinicians.  This was website developed in collaboration with other mental health organisations in Victoria,... Read more

  • Forum puts ‘community’ at the centre of mental health practice

    The Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) team has been working for over 25 years to address social inequality in mental health service provision.  The service promotes culturally responsive practices, exploring key concepts such as  diversity and inclusion.  This year's Forum, Doing it... Read more