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  • Creative programs emerging from travel constraints

    June 22, 2021

    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

  • Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic

    April 23, 2020

    While the current context is different and evolving, previous experiences with pandemics will indicate that preventing suicide needs urgent consideration within the COVID-19 Response. The Lancet reportsthat suicide is likely to become a more pressing concern as the pandemic spreads and has... Read more

  • Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

    April 2, 2020

    Psychology Tools have put together a free online guide called “Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty.”  https://www.psychologytools.com/articles/free-guide-to-living-with-worry-and-anxiety-amidst-global-uncertainty/ Psychology Tools’ is a UK online resource for English... Read more

  • Timely mental health care is urgently needed

    March 27, 2020

    In a recently article with Lancet Psychiatry, mental health professionals from China, Hong Kong and Australia reflected on some practical strategies for timely mental health care for the 2019 novel coronavirous outbreak.   Read the full article here:... Read more