15 March 2022 The Executive Director of Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, A/Prof Jackie Curtis, is included in a new book that describes the contribution of female leaders in mental health reform in NSW. A/Prof Curtis’s advocacy and influence on the physical health care of people who experience mental ill health is the focus of her profile…

APPLICATIONS OPEN Mindgardens Neuroscience Network has established a Keeping the Body In Mind(gardens) Higher Degree Research Scholarship via UNSW Sydney. Mindgardens will award a scholarship to a student of excellent research potential, enabling them to undertake a Masters or PhD with Keeping the Body In Mind(gardens). Applicants are invited to read the scholarship guidelines for…

26 February 2022 Exercise program to support refugee and asylum seeker mental and physical health People from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds will be able to access an inclusive exercise facility tailored to their needs, following the launch today of the Addi Moves program in Sydney’s inner west. Addi Moves programs, at the Addison Road…

2 February 2022 Campaign for better oral health care in severe mental ill health CONTACT: Associate Professor Jackie Curtis: 02 9348 0862, contact@mindgardens.org.au   People who experience severe mental ill health urgently need improved access to high quality dentistry and oral health services that respond to their particular needs, according to an international consensus statement. The Right…

Wednesday 27 October 2021: Global Call to Action to improve vaccine access for people with mental illness CONTACT: Professor Russell Roberts: 0418 852 748, rroberts@csu.edu.au Associate Professor Jackie Curtis: contact@mindgardens.org.au During Australia’s national mental health month, an international alliance of people living with mental illness, scientists, public health experts and community leaders, is calling for urgent…

Tuesday 4 August 2020: To take the survey go to: Website: www.coh-fit.com Twitter: @CohFit Australians are invited to participate in the world’s largest survey of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health, to generate new insights that can drive better health policies and investments. With more than 80,000 participants across 137 countries, the…

Friday 8 May 2020: Mindgardens launches collection drive for phones, tablets and computers for telepsychiatry and mental health support apps while face-to-face consultations are suspended Sydney mental health specialists are calling on the community to donate unwanted mobile devices that can keep people who experience severe mental illness connected to essential supports via video-conferencing when consultations…

A/Prof Jackie Curtis, the new Director of Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, was previously Clinical Director of Youth Mental Health at South Eastern Sydney LHD. She is an international expert in physical health care for people who experience severe mental health disorders. Tuesday 28 April 2020: Leading Sydney clinician/researcher to head ground-breaking collaboration Associate Professor Jackie Curtis…

The Chair of Mindgardens, Mr John Grill AO, welcomed the Member for Wentworth, Mr Dave Sharma, Mindgardens board members and executive, distinguished guests and clinical and research collaborators at the launch of the partnership on 10 December 2019. Tuesday 10 December 2019: $7 million in Commonwealth Government funding will underpin the launch of a unique service…

April 2019: Depression is expected to become the largest single healthcare burden by 2030, and forms part of the disease burden that sees mental health disorders and suicide cost the Australian economy an annual $33 million, according to a recently released white paper, ‘Review of the burden of disease for neurological, mental health and substance…

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