Primed for Prevention: a Consensus Statement

A joint consensus statement by headspace, the Black Dog Institute, Everymind, the Matilda Centre, the Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Prevention United highlights the need to increase investment and action in the prevention of mental disorders.

The Consensus Statement draws on research evidence to outline what can be done to prevent depression, anxiety, and other conditions from occurring. It highlights six priority areas for action that will make a big difference to mental health and wellbeing across the Australian population.

Awards for Research Excellence 2018

Australian Rotary Health and Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders Awards for Research Excellence 2018

Congratulations to A/Prof Philip Batterham, Dr Katrina Champion and Erin Kelly who were the recipients of the ARH-APMD awards recognising excellence in research in the area of prevention of mental disorders. Philip received the Mid-career researcher award, Katrina received the Early career award and Erin received the PhD candidate award.

The awards were presented at the Society for Mental Health Research conference in Noosa (November 28-30th).

Erin Kelly

Philip Batterham