• 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

  • Focus on Women’s Health: IAWMH Congress hosted in Asia

    AAMH and partners were excited to be at the 6th World Congress on Women's Mental Health held in Tokyo this month, which was the first to be held in Asia from the growing International Association of Women’s Mental Health.  Established in 2001 to improve the mental health of women throughout the... Read more

  • AAMH’s work featured in the Global Health Melbourne Plan

    Asia-Australia Mental Health’s (AAMH) work across 17 Asia Pacific countries featured prominently in the new $17.8 million Victorian Government Global Health Melbourne Plan launched on 30th April. The Global Health Melbourne Plan to assist Victorian business to take their world-leading health and... Read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Creative Opportunities: Art in Mental Health regional publication

    AAMH in partnership with the Dax Centre launched the first Asia Pacific Art and Mental Health publication in December 2011. The publication, titled "Creative Opportunities", highlights examples of the use of Art in mental health recovery from around the Asian region. Written by the region's leaders... Read more