Mapping Mental Health, AOD and Homelessness Services in South Eastern Melbourne

Are mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD), and homelessness services equitably distributed? Does service location align with population demographic and socioeconomic need? What are mental health health, AOD, and homelessness services actually providing to the community, and is there an appropriate mix of service diversity for the community? These questions (and many, many more) ConNetica has tackled by systematically classifying, coding and mapping mental health, AOD and homelessness services across South Eastern Melbourne. 

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Seminar Series 1: Systems thinking approach to Mental Health planning Wednesday 9 - Friday 11 August

Ever wondered how research informs mental health policy and planning?

The first two seminars in this inaugural CMHR Seminar Series are designed to provide participants with knowledge and skills in a systems thinking approach to mental health planning.

Our Director John Mendoza is talking about the Atlas of Mental Health Care project, implementation and practical experiences in Australia.

The event will run for three days, August 9 and 11, and includes a number of speakers:

Ms Lauren Anthes - Capital Health Network

Dr Nasser Bagheri - Australian National University

Associate Professor - Phil Batterham Australian National University

Ms Jina Chung - University of Sydney

Ms Maryanne Furst - Australian National University

Ms Jenny Hargreaves - Head of Australian WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre, AIHW

Adjunct Professor Daniel Rock - University of Western Australia, WAPHA

Assistant Professor Mencia Ruiz - University Loyola Andalucia (Spain) 

Adjunct Professor John Mendoza - University of Sydney

Ms Julie Porrit - Capital Health Network

Dr Sebastian Rosenberg - University of Sydney

Assistant Professor Jose A Salinas - University Loyola Andalucia (Spain) 

Professor Luis Salvador-Carulla - Australian National University

Professor Harvey Whiteford - University of Queensland