Regional

  • Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic

    While the current context is different and evolving, previous experiences with pandemics will indicate that preventing suicide needs urgent consideration within the COVID-19 Response. The Lancet reportsthat suicide is likely to become a more pressing concern as the pandemic spreads and has... 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

  • 2018 grant round- Opportunity for mental health training

    The 2018 Thomas Trauer Grant has been announced through St Vincent's Foundation, with grants of $10,000 available. St. Vincent’s Foundation invites project proposals for activities which support mental health priorities in low resource settings and encourage any inquiries, ideas and questions about... Read more

  • 2015 APEC Roundtable on Mental Health

    Nearly 100 health officials, mental health experts, academic and private sector representatives from 16 APEC member economies attended the recent 2015 APEC Roundtable on Mental Health, held on 25 August in Manila. This historic Roundtable underscores the growing understand of the vital role of mental... Read more

  • POST Welcomes Frances Ames Scholar

    Dr. Engelina Groenewald from Cape Town, South Africa joined the POST Program for the month of April to observe aged mental health and neuropsychiatry. Engelina is the most recent recipient of the Frances Ames Scholarship named after St Vincent’s Mental Health Chair of Psychiatry Prof David Castle’s... Read more