• Sub-Mekong research partnerships – opportunities to innovate

    Key mental health partners in the Sub-Mekong region have joined together to establish a Sub-Mekong Region Mental Health Research Training Program.
 With a shared purpose of developing a regional network to advance research training efforts, much work has been done on establishing a structure... Read more

  • Pioneering new approaches in Honiara

    Staff from Ministry of Health and Medical Services all over Solomon Islands gathered for a newly developed community mental health course.  Aimed to provide information that will inform future service development and delivery, the 10 days training comprised of short lectures, small group discussions... Read more

  • Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities

    Asia Australia Mental Health has partnered with China’s Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation to co-host the "Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities” forum and training program from 29-31 October 2013 in Beijing. Disaster mental health stakeholders from around the... Read more

  • Taking shelter in Indonesia

    When you think of Indonesia and mental health, perhaps what first comes to mind are images of people shackled to trees or locked in confined spaces.  But while stories of difficult conditions dominate newspapers headlines, it is the stories of successful recovery from mental ill-health and the efforts... Read more

  • Piloting new ways of working in Indonesia

    The Ministry of Social Affairs Indonesia is instigating new ways of working through the delivery of a pilot project in Sukabumi, West Java.  This unique project is connecting all levels of government, from village head, to sub-district, to district level across both Social Affairs and Health... Read more

  • Shifting minds in Indonesia

    In September 2013, Asia Australia Mental Health (AAMH) and its Australian partners, Mind, were asked by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Indonesia to provide a two-day training seminar to key mental health workers in Jakarta. Anthony Stratford, Senior Advisor Recovery from Mind Australia, and AAMH... Read more

  • Building workforce capacity in Guangdong

    Guangdong is the fastest growing and most populous province of China with a population of 104 million residents and another 16 million migrants from all over China who are drawn by employment opportunities in the vast number of multi-national and Chinese factories. Its economy is the same size as the... Read more

  • Japan-Australia research exchange program

    AAMH was a key partner and organiser of a training program on Leadership for Community Mental Health and a Joint Symposium on the Development of Research in linking Brain, Mind and Society held in Tokyo on 26th- 28th June 2013. The three day program was a major focus for an ongoing program of... Read more

  • Mental Health: Towards economic and social inclusion

    This report, Mental Health: Towards economic and social inclusion, was written by Asia Australia Mental Health Co-Director A/Professor Chee Ng and presented to Commonwealth health ministers in Geneva on 19 May, 2013. It identifies several key issues: a lack of resources across many member nations... Read more