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  • 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

  • Travelling together: developing collaborative healthcare in Asia.

    November 21, 2019

    Chairperson of Optimal Health Program Malaysia Dr. Umi Adzlin Silim opened the 1st Asia Pacific Symposium of Optimal Health Program with a well known proverb: ‘if you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together’. This allegorical message resonates with the innovative... Read more

  • Collaboration the Key: Art making and mental health in Fiji

    November 18, 2019

    Introducing art making activities on an ongoing basis was well received by mental health stakeholders in Fiji, who attended regular art making sessions, and were engaged in the art exhibition. The project aligned with Ministry of Health and Medical Services programs and commitment to improving access... Read more

  • aSMILE (a Statewide Mental Illness Learning Exchange)

    August 19, 2019

    St Vincent’s Mental Health has launched a new mental health resource.  aSMILE (a Statewide Mental Illness Learning Exchange), is an holistic web-portal driven by consumers, carers, and clinicians.  This was website developed in collaboration with other mental health organisations in Victoria,... Read more