The case for prevention of mental health problems
SBS News visits one of Indonesia’s illegal ‘pasung’ centres and asks Associate Professor Harry Minas about a shift in attitudes to stigma around mental illness, and a push to end the practice.
A research team including Dr Lennart Reifels from the Centre for Mental Health recently published a new review in relation to mental health risks and impacts of climate change.
Prevention United recently held it inaugural teleconference meeting at the Centre for Mental Health.
In light of the newly launched #YouCanTalk campaign, Professor Tony Jorm and Betty Kitchener have commented on the research on talking about suicide as a way of preventing suicide.
A team of researchers from the centre for mental health and the Centre for Health Policy have been engaged in a program of work evaluating the Mind Recovery College™.
Workplace sexual harassment is often seen as organisational, criminal and ethical issue, but rarely a public health issue. Senior Research Fellow Adrienne O'Neil explores why with colleagues in The Lancet, and discusses the results in The Conversation.
A new review of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) published in PLoS ONE by researchers in the Centre for Mental Health provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for this public health training program.
Throughout the month of May, researchers from the Centre for Mental Health have visited the platforms of 10 Victorian railway stations to evaluate the impact of the Lifeline “Pause, Call, Be heard” campaign.
The ‘Therapist-assisted Online Parenting Strategies’ (TOPS) program for parents.
Research shows the media coverage of the Luke Lazarus trial minimised the victim’s experience while emphasising the adverse effects of the trial on the accused.
According to Professors Tony Jorm (Centre for Mental Health) and Roger Mulder (University of Otago, New Zealand), governments need to be doing much more to prevent mental health problems.
In collaboration with researchers at the Shanghai Mental Health Centre, the University of Colombo and Mental Health First Aid International, researchers in the Population Mental Health Group have been awarded NHMRC funding to adapt and trial Mental Health First Aid for China and Sri Lanka.
The Centre for Mental Health recently hosted a symposium on stigma and mental health, bringing together local researchers from MSPGH with a team of US researchers for a dialogue on their shared research interests.
Recently published research in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry showed the benefits of teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) training.
In an article in the Medical Journal of Australia, Professor Tony Jorm has called for an overall of direct funding of research by grants that are given at the discretion of government ministers
Dr Lay San (Tiffany) Too has been ranked as the top early career applicant in mental health and suicide research in Australia and awarded the SMHR Early Career Scholar Award.
Professor Jane Pirkis, Director the Centre for Mental Health, was awarded the University of Tasmania’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award last week.
Associate Professor Matthew Spittal has been awarded best Research Paper- Senior Research by the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP) of the Black Dog Institute.
Data from nearly 14,000 men shows those who strongly identify as self-reliant are more likely to have suicidal thoughts.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to provide access to personalised supports and services for all Australians with a disability. However, the NDIS specifically excludes prisoners.
Dr. Laura Hart, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, has been selected as a 2016 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), an international society based in the U.S.
Dr Adrienne O’Neil , Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, has recently been awarded a four year Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship.
Dr Greg Armstrong and Dr Tim Schofield, Research Fellows in the Centre for Mental Health, have both been successful in applying for early career researcher awards through the Society for Mental Health Research.
Prof Jane Pirkis, Dr Kylie King and Dr Marisa Schlichthorst were winners at the annual MSPGH Awards Ceremony.
Dr Nicola Reavley and Dr Lisa Brophy have recently both been promoted to Associate Professor.
A three-part documentary called ‘Man Up’, developed in collaboration with CMH, airs tonight on ABC.
The next event in the ongoing Mind Australia Colloquium series will be held on the 22nd of August.
Population health guru Professor Tony Jorm asks why we’re not seeing sufferer numbers drop.
The Melbourne Refugee Studies Program (MRSP) has recently announced the launch of their new blog, Asylum on the 10th of May.
Psychiatry has been a major source of material for movie-makers since the movies began.