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Launch: Resource for health professionals when discussing suicide with CALD communities

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health has today launched a Conversations Matter resource that provides information for health professionals to guide safe and appropriate discussions about suicide with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Read More

Hunter Institute and Mates in Construction workplace training

Monday, November 30, 2015

Staff from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health will provide training on workplace suicide prevention for the Mates in Construction (MiC) executive team this week.  Read More

R U OK? Day and World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Conversations Matter featured nationally at key mental health and suicide prevention conferences

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hunter Institute of Mental Health staff have been busy the past few months, highlighting the importance of discussing suicide in communities, at a number of high-profile national conferences. Read More

National Close the Gap Day

Thursday, March 19, 2015

On National Close the Gap Day, the Conversations Matter team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health reflect on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First People and its commitment to closing the gap through all aspects of the project’s development. Read More

Conversations Matter December e-newsletter available now

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Conversations Matter December e-newsletter was recently sent out to all subscribers.

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Conversations Matter to all communities across Australia

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Conversations Matter and beyondblue 'Have the Conversation' for World Mental Health Day

Friday, October 10, 2014

Today the Hunter Institute of Mental Health and Conversations Matter team welcome a new national initiative called ‘Have the Conversation’ launched by beyondblue to guide Australians on how to approach someone they think may be struggling with depression or anxiety, and how to talk to someone about how you are feeling. Read More

Conversations Matter featured in Glove Box Guide to Mental Health

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Released in time for Mental Health Month (NSW) and Mental Health Week, Conversations Matter is featured in the 2014 Glove Box Guide to Mental Health released this month. Read More

Hunter Institute of Mental Health Director named one of Australia's most influential women

Thursday, October 02, 2014


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