16 Nov 2020

25 Nov event: From the Front Line: Rethinking mental health treatment and personalised care

Register here for 25 Nov webinar on mental health treatment
From the Front Line: Rethinking mental health treatment and personalised care

Monash University is hosting a panel discussion on Australia’s significant health challenge: Mental Health on Wednesday 25 November 11.30am - 12.30 pm. See more about the event below.

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The Australian Bushfires, COVID-19 and the economic downturn have led to high unemployment rates and reduced social connectedness. Clinicians are reporting a spike in demand for mental health services in private practice, hospitals and helplines.

Monash is committed to building resilient minds and creating a genuine improvement to mental health treatment and care.

Join us for a one hour panel Q&A session to hear how Monash University is driving innovations to build a stronger and more resilient community.


Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, (Central Clinical School), & Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) will discuss how women's mental health has been significantly impacted by COVID-19.

Professor Suresh Sundram, Chair and Head of the Department of Psychiatry (Clinical Sciences at Monash Health), Translational Molecular Psychiatry program, will share groundbreaking research into the development of personalised medicine in the treatment of schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder.

Professor Kim Cornish, Director, The Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, will discuss the need to invest in our children's future mental health and the critical role of building cognitive resilience in a COVID-normal world.

Professor Stephen Jane, Dean, Translational Medicine and Public Health will host and moderate the lively Q&A event, and take questions from our supporter community.

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