Monthly Archives: September 2013

National Coalition for Suicide Prevention

The National Coalition for Suicide Prevention (NCSP) launched the plan on Tuesday, which is World Suicide Prevention Day. Click here to learn more.

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Introducing ADF SEARCH

It’s new, and it’s big – ADF SEARCH is the place to go for alcohol and drug-related research and information. Click ADF SEARCH on the DrugInfo website, to find and access a huge range of material carefully selected by the … Continue reading

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Conference- Implementing Disability Care Reforms

27th & 28th November 2013, The Menzies, Sydney Overcoming challenges & realising the potential DisabilityCare Australia has amazing potential but its implementation will be challenging. Attend and hear how organisations in the launch sites are: Supporting consumers, carers and families … Continue reading

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Bridging the digital disconnect

Young and Well CRC have just released a report that researched online mental health and digital literacy resources for parents who wish to support the mental health of young people aged 12 to 25. The report outlines key findings from … Continue reading

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Arafmi WA Diary

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Arafmi WA is looking for a board minute taker!

Would you like to be more involved with Arafmi but not sure going on the board is for you just yet?We are looking for a Board Minute Taker.You will learn about the dealings of Arafmi, hear what decisions are being … Continue reading

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Health Workforce Australia’s 2013 Conference, Skilled and Flexible – The health workforce for Australia’s future

The conference will be held from Monday, 18 November until Wednesday, 20 November at the Adelaide Convention Centre in South Australia. This year’s conference brings together local and international leaders, who will share their best practice, knowledge and expertise in … Continue reading

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Arafmi NSW September E-news

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University of Melbourne ‘Suicidal Ideation and Non-Suicidal Self Injury’

The University of Melbourne is conducting “a project to re-develop mental health first aid guidelines for helping someone with suicidal ideation and behaviour and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI)”. They “are calling for experts in the areas of suicide and NSSI prevention … Continue reading

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“Diverting Cases from Courts must be a Priority”, says Chief Justice

WA Chief Justice (and Arafmi patron) Wayne Martin said this week that there are “real limits on what the criminal justice system can and should seek to do in relation to people who are mentally unwell or intellectually disabled.” Justice … Continue reading

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