Implementing e-mental health services for depression and anxiety

Implementing e-mental health services for depression and anxiety within the Australian mental health system Authors: Carla Meurk; Janni Leung; Wayne Hall; Brian W Head; Harvey Whiteford The University of Queensland Growing evidence attests to the efficacy of e-mental health services. There is less evidence on how to facilitate the safe, effective, and sustainable implementation of these services. We conducted a systematic review on e-mental health service use for depressive and …

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16th International Mental Health Conference Program has been released

The 16th International Mental Health Conference will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss Mental Health issues confronting Australia and New Zealand Thursday 13 August to Friday 14 August 2015 on the Gold Coast. The 2015 Program includes over 70 speakers, 50 poster presentations and interactive workshops. This dynamic and topical program will discuss a vast range of subjects including; workplace health, …

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Consumers ‘ignored’ in e-health policy, says privacy foundation

Karen Dearne – From: Australian IT March 24, 2011 THE Australian Privacy Foundation has accused Health Minister Nicola Roxon of reneging on her promise to consult with consumers over the design and operation of the $467 million e-health record project. APF chair Roger Clarke said that given the advanced state of the project, with work already under way at lead implementation sites, “we are raising a necessarily urgent concern about …

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