Australia

  • Creative programs emerging from travel constraints

    The 2021 Ophelia Training will conclude on Wednesday 30 June, with over 100 Pacific Island health workers over the last 12 weeks attending the sessions online, and learning together about the mental health issues that affect children and young people.  Ophelia- which stands for Online Pacific Health... 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

  • 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

  • Innovative approaches to mental health problems globally

    Celebrating World Mental Health Day in October 2014, AAMH was part of a wider focus on Australian international iniatives in mental health this week on ABC's Australia Plus. As part of ABC's 'Mental As' campaign, this spotlight on Australians working with the region highlights the capacity of... Read more

  • AAMH consortium partner St Vincent’s wins national award

    The Post-graduate Overseas Specialist Training (POST) Program, run by AAMH consortium partner St Vincent's Mental Health has been awarded this year’s prestigious St. Vincent’s Health Australia National Award for highest achievement in Community Service. This award was accepted on behalf of the... Read more