Global and Cultural Mental Health
Global and Cultural Mental Health works to improve mental health and reduce mental illness in low-resource settings and among vulnerable populations in Australia and internationally.
Mental Health Policy and Practice
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.
- Effective suicide prevention campaign material for young people: A randomised controlled trial
- Evaluating the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program
- Frequent and Continuing Contacts to Lifeline Crisis Support Services
- Identifying novel, health-related predictors of recidivism: Informing evidence-based throughcare
- Improving the health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners
- Improving the understanding and treatment of PTSD among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
- PHN Lead Site Project
- The cost effectiveness of improving health and reducing offending among recently released prisoners in Australia
- The Victorian Suicide Register Project
Population Mental Health
- First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers - a Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study)
- Mental health first aid training in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial of online and blended modes
- National survey of discrimination associated with mental health problems
- Teen Mental Health First Aid training: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial
- teenAID: A Cluster Randomised Control Trial to evaluate first aid training for teenagers
- What workplaces can do to improve mental health
- WhatWorks4u.org: Helping to improve mental health treatment for young people
- WorkplaceAid: a trial on improving mental health and physical first aid skills in the workplace
Recovery and Social Justice
The unit is working on a range of projects, including evaluation of new and innovative models of service delivery and efforts to reduce coercive interventions. The unit also particularly supports consumer researchers to be engaged in mental health research.