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Mental Health Training Opportunities for GPs in 2018

Do you need to upskill in mental health? 2018 is a brand-new year ripe for a new training resolution!

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How can we prevent suicide?
How can we prevent suicide?
Dr Jan Orman

We are all shocked by the recent steep and unexpected rise in suicide rates in Australia. Studies involving broad community-based interventions based on a “systems approach” have been influential in

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eMH and Suicide Prevention - Reconnecting after a suicide attempt (RAFT)
eMH and Suicide Prevention - Reconnecting after a suicide attempt (RAFT)
Dr Jan Orman

Suicide is the leading cause of death amongst young Australians, and the first few days after a suicide attempt are particularly high risk. Researchers at the Black Dog Institute are developing a

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Suicide Prevention Online???
Suicide Prevention Online???
Dr Jan Orman

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIWH) report into causes of death in Australia contained good news and bad news.

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Suicide and Internet Security in Online Treatment Programs
Suicide and Internet Security in Online Treatment Programs
Dr Jan Orman

Attendees are expressing two big areas of concern in the eMHPrac webinars: suicide and internet security. On each of our webinars our experts have answered these questions as they apply to their own programs.

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