• Tertiary Education Opportunities APPLY NOW

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Department of Psychiatry This program is designed for students who plan to pursue a career in psychiatric research. It aims to provide students with the skills to work as scholars in their chosen domain of specialisation, such as but not limited to, biological... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Exchanging knowledge: Guangdong, Henan, Jiangsu

    From 15 – 17 April, AAMH provided training to fourteen Directors and Deputy Directors of hospitals from three different Chinese provinces – Guangdong, Henan and Jiangsu. Interested in the management of community-based mental health systems, the group comprised of senior hospital administrators from... Read more

  • Deepening ties with Indonesia in mental health

    The 21st century is the century of the cities and of urbanisation. For the first time in history, more people globally live in cities than in rural areas. While in developed countries urbanisation has mainly taken place in the second half of the 19th century, developing countries, such as Indonesia are... Read more

  • Supporting disaster mental health responses in the Solomon Islands

    On 6th February 2013, an 8.0 earthquake occurred close to Santa Cruz Island, Temotu Province in the Solomon Islands, generating a tsunami.  The National Disaster Council reported 10 fatalities and 15 injured, with 588 houses destroyed and 478 damaged.  Approximately 4,500 people, or 37% of the... Read more