Chats for life aims to provide young people with the conversation skills, strategies and confidence to have an early conversation with someone, helping them to manage the inevitable ups and downs of everyday life.Read More
On Saturday ConNetica Director and CEO Marion Wands and Research Consultant Alex Stretton returned from a monumental five days of data collection for the jointly funded WAPHA and WA Mental Health Commission Hospital Transition Pathways Project. This project involves 4 WA hospitals – Rockingham, Joondalup, Sir Charles Gairdner and Albany.Read More
Taking care of your (and other people's) mental health and wellbeing is important - gone are the times where mental health support and care was only for those who had reached a crisis point. In this day and age, prevention and maintenance of wellbeing is just as important as acute crisis care. And the evidence is unequivocally in support of this.Read More
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.Read More
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