China Australia program in mental health covers 680 districts and counties in 161 cities/provinces and serves a population of 330 million.
China has made great strides in mental health reform over the past decade, rapidly implementing modern models of community care. AAMH is privileged to be playing a small part in this enormous project for all of China.
Since the first formal collaboration between Asia-Australia Mental Health and China on The Successful Ageing Project in 2003,the relationship has grown steadily. There have been a number of significant and meaningful collaborations, including:
More detail about activities is available by selecting the year
2011 - AUGUST: Training in Guangdong - 3 day workshop. OCTOBER: Second training program in Balanced Rehabilitation run in Beijing. DECEMBER: Hosted a delegation of officials from Hebei, Guangdong, Shanghai, Qinghai, Peking University, and Beijing Institute of Mental Health.
2010 - OCTOBER: Innovative strengths model training delivered in Beijing SEPTEMBER: Inaugural meeting of the Guangdong-Melbourne community mental health working committee, with training led by AAMH to over 100 Presidents, Vice Presidents, and professionals from 22 mental health hospitals all over Guangdong province. MARCH: Training program for 26 health leaders from Guangdong Province, Mental Health Human Resources training.
2009- Official visit of Associate Professor Kong Lingzhi, Vice General Director in the Department of Disease Prevention and Control, People’s Republic of China, the Development of Protocols for Psychosis Treatment and Management and Mental Health Human Resources Building, Australian Leadership Award Fellowship
2008- Disaster Mental Health following massive earthquake in Sichuan, 686 Project
2007- Tripartite Training Program, Protecting Children in Disasters project, Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project
2006- Evaluation of China's National Mental Health Strategy, Leadership training and development in community mental health
2005- Training program for Heads of major hospitals across China and senior Ministry of Health officials.
2004- Delegation led by Madame Xu Guihua, in Melbourne
2003- The Successful Ageing Project