Mental health online program is developed

A world-first ‘mental health online’ program is hoping to give farmers help them deal with uncertainty and unexpected developments as reported by ABC. Lead researcher Kate Fennell said mental health online will help farmers who live with a mental illness and also help prevent mental health issues. “It is different from anything else because it helps farmers learn how to deal with things beyond their control. They will also learn …

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Sue Murray, Suicide Prevention Australia joins us

Suicide Prevention Australia: We are pleased to announce Ms Sue Murray, Chief Executive Officer , Suicide Prevention Australia as a Keynote Speaker at The 17th International Mental Health Conference. The 2016 two day Conference will be held at Sea World Resort Conference Centre on the Gold Coast, 11 -12 August 2016. Sue Murray will be presenting ‘Towards a National Suicide Prevention Strategy’. For decades there has been significant effort made …

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Tony Holland CEO of OzHelp Foundation to present on the men’s mental health and the workplace

Tony Holland, Chief Executive Officer, OzHelp Foundation will present at the 16th International Mental Health Conference at QT Hotel, Gold Coast 12-14 August 2015. Abstract Title: Healthy Men at Work, Healthy Men for Life Abstract: There is no doubt the cost to business and the wider community is huge when workplaces are unhealthy, and it takes just a few simple steps to make a big difference. Since our inception more than 12 …

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Mental health dodges funding review bullet

Originally published on The Land 10 April 2015 by Ruth Caskey A commitment to mental health funding for the next financial year has been welcomed by service providers as the government continues its review of programs and services. The federal government has extended the current funding, with $300 million for community-based mental health programs for a further 12 months. Until last week’s announcement, many regional mental health care workers faced uncertainty …

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