Mental Health Policy and Practice

Research Overview

The Mental Health Policy and Practice group in the Centre for Mental Health aims to influence policy and practice in Australia through: evaluations of large-scale mental health and suicide prevention programs; epidemiological and intervention studies in the area of suicide and its prevention; and projects on suicide, mental health and the media.

Centre for Mental Health contact details

Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Victoria, 3010, Australia

Tel: +61 3 83440908



Professor Jane Pirkis (Unit Head)

Dr Bridget Bassillios

Dr Rohan Borschmann

Dr Lisa Brophy

Megan Carroll

Justine Fletcher

Dr Maria Ftanou

Tess Hall

Dr Kylie King

Dr Anna Machlin

Dr Angela Nicholas

Dr Lennart Reifels

Dr Marisa Schlichthorst

Kathryn Snow

Prof Peter Butterworth

Dr Matthew Spittal

Dr Georgina Sutherland

Emma Thomas

Jesse Young