Centre for Mental Health

Improving mental health and mitigating the impact of mental illness at a population level

Global and Cultural Mental Health

The Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit works to improve mental health and reduce mental illness in low-resource settings and among vulnerable populations in Australia and internationally. We strengthen leadership and build capacity in government and non-government sectors to develop mental health and social support services that are high quality, equitable and affordable, and that protect the human rights of people with mental illness.

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Mental Health Epidemiology

The Mental Health Epidemiology Unit leads the design and analysis of studies of mental health outcomes, including studies of suicide and self-harm.

Recovery and Social Justice

The Recovery and Social Justice Unit grew from a partnership between Mind Australia and the Centre for Mental Health which began in January 2011. Mind Australia provided funding for a University position that would fulfil the role of Director of Research within their organisation, in recognition of the need to stimulate and conduct research activity in the community managed mental health support sector that would inform the development of services for people facing serious mental health-related challenges.

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