The latest news and publications from Asia Australia Mental Health
October 22, 2021
As we celebrate Mental Health Month, Professor Chee Ng spoke with English language Asian news network CAN about some of the regional impacts of COVID-19 and social restrictions.
Healthscope Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Director WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health,... Read more
July 1, 2021
The 8th conference for Creating Futures is online from 21-22 July 2021. With central sites at Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa, FSM, Kiribati, PNG, Tonga and Solomon Islands, CF21 is an exciting new model of online engagement for the region.
Over eighteen years Creating Futures has evolved from a conference to... Read more
June 28, 2021
Book of Proceedings for the 1st Asia Pacific Symposium of Optimal Health Program. This event was held on 15 October 2019 in Putrajaya, featuring expertise from Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Australia.
The symposium was a platform that brought together health professionals and consumers to discuss... Read more
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
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