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  • More attention needed for mental health and social care

    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

  • Creating Futures 2021

    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

  • No Health Without Mental Health: Integrating wellness and recovery

    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

  • 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