Category Archives: E Health

National Drug and Alcohol  Service Directory

Now more user friendly & optimised to mobile devicesAs you will now be aware, the Commonwealth Department of Health, Turning Point and Monash University, have been collaborating on a website which allows users to run easy and comprehensive searches for … Continue reading

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Eating disorders and obesity conference – call for presenters

Individuals and organisations are invited to submit an abstract for the inaugural Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, to be held from 24-26 May at the Gold Coast, Queensland. The conference will encompass contemporary best practice, multidisciplinary care and research into … Continue reading

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New eHealth program from the Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute’s is launching an online self-help program for people with mild- to- moderate symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress, myCompass. Developed by a team of health professionals at the Institute, and funded by the Department of Health and … Continue reading

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National Disability Insurance Scheme Practical Design Fund e-Market Consultations 

The e-Market consultations (supplemented by an online survey) will be held during March and April in a number of centres around Australia. The purpose of the consultations is to explore the potential for a multifunctional online platform (e-Market) tailored towards … Continue reading

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Mental Health Professional Online Development (MHPOD)

The MHPOD website states “MHPOD is a new learning resource being developed for people working in mental health. Based on the national practice standards for mental health, it draws on the evidence base for mental health care and contemporary practice … Continue reading

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Media Release: Breaking down language and cultural barriers in mental health treatment.

Press Release: Kevin Humphries MP, Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Healthy Lifestyles and Minister for Western NSW12 November 212“Clinicians will be better equipped to overcome the challenges of treating people from multicultural backgrounds living with a mental illness with … Continue reading

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Interesting article: 13 great online tools I use with young people: Interview with psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

What are the best online tools to help young people improve their mental health? Renowned psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg explores apps and websites that can complement treatment. Click here for the article.

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Talking Anxiety- a resource in your pocket

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness, affecting more than two million adult Australians every year. This medical condition can take a number of forms, but all are distressing and can interfere with our ability to enjoy … Continue reading

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Virtual Clinic to Offer Free Mental Health Counselling

Australians needing help with mental health issues will soon have access to free online and phone counselling when a new national ‘virtual clinic’ opens later this year. “This portal will allow people to access information and treatment as an alternative … Continue reading

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New Website-Mind Health Connect

New Website – MindHealthConnect The mindhealthconnect website is a brand new initiative launched in July 2012 as part of the Australian Government’s National E-Mental Health Strategy. The site is your trusted gateway to issues surrounding mental health care and your … Continue reading

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