Professor Patrick McGorry Lecture – Australia, February 2015 In February 2015 Meeting for Minds presented a lecture by Professor Patrick McGorry on “Hope and help for young people experiencing early signs of mental illness“. The event was hosted by Christ Church Grammar School’s Centre for Ethics. When we see young minds breaking down, what real … Continue reading Professor Patrick McGorry Lecture – Australia, February 2015
2014 Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation Prize – Professor Marie-Odile Krebs Maria Halphen pictured with Professor Jean Rouser, and the 2015 Philippe & Maria Halphen Prize winner Professor Marie-Odile Krebs, under the Cupola at Academie des sciences, Paris.Professor Krebs was awarded the Prize for her research on the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders.
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At the core of the Meeting for Minds (MfM) concept is the conviction that a significant resource in mental health treatment and research is being ignored…
Professor Norman Sartorious Public Lecture – Australia, 2014 In May 2014 Meeting for Minds presented a lecture by Professor Norman Sartorius -President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes and former Director of the World Health Organization’s division of Mental Health. Professor Sartorious discussed the subject”Stigma attached to mental illness is the main obstacle to progress … Continue reading Professor Norman Sartorious Public Lecture – Australia, 2014
Dr Norman Swan and Professor Ian Hickie Lecture – Australia, 2014 In May 2014 Meeting for Minds presented a lecture by Dr Norman Swan and Professor Ian Hickie on “Saving young lives and securing futures – why mental health matters”. The event was hosted by Christ Church Grammar School.
One of the first lessons I received as a psychiatrist-in-training 35 years ago was the value of antipsychotic medications. These medicines have been available for the treatment of psychosis for over half a century, beginning with the prototype first generation drug chlorpromazine (Thorazine) and now extending to some 20 different compounds, including several second-generation medications, … Continue reading Antipsychotics: Taking the Long View – Dr Thomas Insel
Meeting for Minds Registered as Charity in Australia – 2014 Pictured are Susie Hincks (M4M Co-Founder), Hon Keith Wilson (M4M Australia Director) and Maria Halphen (M4M Co-Founder). On 10 October 2013 Meeting for Minds was officially registered as a not-for-profit charity organisation in Australia! WE DID IT!