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7th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium

Mental health services in rural and remote Australia have unique challenges compared to metropolitans due to distance, remoteness and isolation. These challenges can create barriers to the effective provision of services whilst proving the opportunity for application of innovative approaches and technological advances.

The 7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium will be held from the 26 – 28 October 2015 at the Novotel Forest Resort Creswick, VIC.

The Symposium's theme Innovation and Opportunity means being innovative in the delivery of services and entrepreneurial in the provision of mental health services to rural and remote Australia. The Symposium will hear from leaders in the field and discuss the opportunities not yet explored. Let’s explore what it means to be innovative and entrepreneurial.

Abstract submissions are now open. Closing date 17th July 2015. For further information click here. 

Optional half day of workshops is being held on the 26 October 2015. Places are free to the first 50 full registration delegates that book. We invite those that can join us early to network with your colleagues at the Welcome Reception from 5:00pm on the 26th October.

The Symposium will include keynote presentations, panel presentations and concurrent sessions from 9:00am – 5:00pm on the 27 – 28 October.  The Symposium dinner will take place on the 27th October. It will be a great night to unwind after a full day presentations. Subsidised tickets are being offered to delegates. 

Limited complimentary transfers to and from the airport will be offered to delegates. More details will be available shortly.


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Program Topics

•   Working smarter: overcoming the challenges and innovative solutions
•   Developing programs that build resilience, reduce stigma and offer accessibility to services
•   Service delivery strategies, development, implementation, management and evaluation
•   Child and youth mental health: prevention and early intervention
•   e-Health, tele-Health, technology and social media
•   Suicidal and self-harming: behaviour and prevention
•   Aboriginal health and engagement
•   Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) community programs, support and education
•   Recovery in the Bush
•   Building healthy communities: policy, practice, community innovation
•   Employment opportunities for better health outcomes
•   The voice of the lived experience
For more details and to express your interest please visit the Symposium website here.

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