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Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association Ltd
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Collated Resources for 2005
Collated Resources posted in 2005

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First National Survey of School Mental Health Services (USA)
One-fifth of students receive some type of school-supported mental health services during the school year, according to a new national survey released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Elementary, middle, and high schools all cite social, interpersonal, or family problems as the most frequent mental health problems for students.
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Posted:Dec 8, 2005

Preventing Youth Suicide - Web Discussion
This month?s web forum features a discussion of youth suicide, the risk and protective factors, and suicide prevention. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 10 to 24 year olds in the United States, and thus a major public health concern. We invite you to share your views on this important issue by clicking on the link, and posting your comments to the forum web page.

Posted:Dec 8, 2005

New - International Research Journal CPH
The new web based International Research Journal CPH is peer reviewed and registered with Department of Education, Science and Training. The editor would be happy to receive articles and papers from AICAFMHA members/subscribers. The journal is free to view and no memberships or financial commitments are required for readers.

Further information can be found on;

Posted:Nov 21, 2005

Stigmatization of Mental Illness in Children and Families
The Stigmatization of Mental Illness in Children and Families (DataTrends: October 2005)

Addressing the stigma that surrounds mental illness is an ongoing challenge. This article reviews theory and research on stigma and mental health, with a focus on the stigmatization of mental illness in the family. A future research agenda and recommendations for stigma reduction are also discussed.

Article #124 available at

Posted:Nov 21, 2005

NSW Institute of Psychiatry Mental Health Courses for GPs & GP Registrars
The NSW Institute of Psychiatry is currently taking enrolments for its 2006 distance education courses. In addition to the one, two and three year programmes of study we offer a number of ?stand alone? electives on a range of topic areas that might be of interest.

NSW Health & ACT Mental Health Scholarships are available for year one studies (four units) - for students in NSW and ACT.

To download the GP Course Pamphlet, application forms and scholarship guidelines please visit: or call Meghan on 02 9840 3833.

Posted:Nov 3, 2005

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