Everymind is pleased to congratulate, Dr Jaelea Skehan, who was awarded today with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as part of the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List.
In a follow up to the Mentally Healthy 2020 study, Everymind together with Never Not Creative and UnLtd has today launched a survey to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health and wellbeing of those working in the media, marketing and creative industries within Australia.
Last week Everymind hosted Dr Melanie Barwick in Newcastle as part of the Trevor Waring Expert in Residence series, which dedicated a week to developing greater understanding of the principles of knowledge translation and implementation science.
By Associate Professor Carmel Loughland, Acting Director, Everymind
As an organisation dedicated to the prevention of mental ill-health and suicide, implementation science and knowledge translation are building blocks for all the work we do at Everymind.
Two Everymind Mental Health and Research team members are among the recipients of funding from the 2019-20 Prevention Hub Fellowship, which supports researchers to investigate and translate preventative strategies for anxiety and depression.
Everymind is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Carmel Loughland to the role of Acting Director of Everymind for the next 18 months while the Institute’s substantive Director Jaelea Skehan fulfils a position as Special Adviser for the National Suicide Prevention Taskforce.
Successful conclusion of the LifeSpan Newcastle project will be officially marked today with a special event at Merewether Surfhouse, examining key outcomes and future aspirations for suicide prevention in the Hunter New England region.
Everymind is pleased to announce launch of the evidence-informed Mindframe for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) guidelines. Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health the project aims to positively influence the quality of media reporting on AOD-related issues, improve community attitudes towards people living with issues related to AOD use and increase help-seeking behaviour.
Everymind welcomes the funding announcement by the Federal government today for Australia’s Primary Health Networks (PHNs), which coordinate the health services needed to respond to the specific needs of our communities.