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  • The Australian Government has announced funding of $9.1 million over four years from 2017/18 to improve mental health treatment services for peopl in rural, remote and very remote locations. From 1 November 2017, eligible patients with a Mental Health Treatment Plan will be able to claim rebates for video consultations through the Medicare Benifits Schedule 'Better Access to Psychiatrists and General Practitioners' (Better Access) initiative. The Changes announced would allow up to seven of t ...

  • Life is pretty busy and its often difficult to find the time to sit down and read the latest articles or watch a webinar on mental health practices and treatment. But to help you keep up to date with what's happening in the digital mental health area, our eMHPrac partners at the Black Dog Institute have conducting a series of podcasts. Join Dr Jan Orman as she discusses a range of topics around digital mental health with experts in the field. The first podcasts in the series explore myCompass ...

  • This one-day event showcases current research and work being done in the field of digital mental health in Australia. The day will include presentations on the current research and practice in digital mental health in Australia, presentations on current resources available in digital mental health (with specific focus on culturally relevant resources available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), and a discussion panel focussing on the digital world and it's impact on the health ...