The Global Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health Webinar Series

Experts from around the world share their lived experience of the impact of COVID-19 on mental health services and community wellbeing. This series is proudly brought to you by the Centre for Mental Health Research, VIDEA, and ConNetica Consulting.

Previous Events

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30/4 - Implications for policy and practice in Australia

Join our panel of experts for an engaging discussion around the current situation and the policy and practice implications of COVID-19 for mental health in Australia.

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Download slides with post-event updates to Lynne Coulson-Barr’s portion of the presentation.

Read Croakey article by Dr Sebastian Rosenberg 

28/4 - COVID-19 on Mental Health in Taiwan

Chia-Yi (Jenny) Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, at National Taiwan University.

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21/4 - Child and Neurodevelopmental disorders care during the COVID-19 crisis: Florence, Boston, New York City and Canberra

Marco O. Bertelli: Scientific Director of CREA (Research and Clinical Centre), San Sebastiano Foundation, Misericoria di Firenze, Florence, Italy

Kerim M. Munir: Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Kenneth Mort: New York City Mental Hygiene Planning Researcher

Elizabeth Moore: Co-ordinator General, Office for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Read Croakey article by Dr Sebastian Rosenberg 

16/4 - Dévora Kestel on the WHO perspective

Dévora Kestel is WHO Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use.

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9/4 - Dr Mikkel Rasmussen on Denmark

Dr Mikkel Rasmussen is a leading physician in the field of psychiatry, and the Head of Psychiatry and Social Services for the Central Regio (one of five regions) in Demark.

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7/4 - Professor Helen Killaspy on London

Professor Helen Killaspy is an Honorary Consultant in Rehabilitation Psychiatry at University College London.

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2/4 - Professor José Luis Ayuso on Madrid, Spain

Professor José Luis Ayuso Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry of the UAM and Psychiatrist La Princesa Teaching Hospital Madrid.

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30/3 - Professor Giulio Castelpietra on Italy

Giulio Castelpietra is a PhD and consultant psychiatrist at Central Health Directorate, Outpatient and Inpatient Care Service, Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG), Italy, and an adjunct professor at the University of Trieste and University of Udine.

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Read Croakey article by Dr Sebastian Rosenberg

27/3 - Podcast: Coping in isolation - mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Join Luis Salvador-Carulla and Sebastian Rosenberg in discussion with Martyn Pearce, about mental health during an unprecedented period of community isolation due to the coronavirus.

https://www.policyforum.net/podcast-coping-in-isolation-mental-health-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
This podcast was first published at Policy Forum, Asia and the Pacific’s platform for public policy analysis and opinion.