Addi Moves Open Day: Celebrating Progress and Looking Ahead
July 10, 2024

The Addi Moves team cordially invites you to an Open Day, where Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum and his team will reflect on two years of achievements for the exercise and mental wellbeing program and discuss the program’s ambitious plans for 2025 and beyond.

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Honour for Professor Jackie Curtis
June 11, 2024

Professor Jackie Curtis has today been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2024 King’s Birthday Honours, for significant service to medicine, as a mental health clinician and researcher.

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Integrated Models of Mental Healthcare Show Promise in Enhancing Outcomes for Young People
June 11, 2024

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis has shed light on the effectiveness of integrated models of mental healthcare for young people aged 12-25 years.

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Emerging researcher appointed to James Packer Chair in Mood Disorders at UNSW
May 9, 2024

Dr Aswin Ratheesh is a leading clinical researcher in mood and psychotic disorders who is passionate about prompt and early access to interventions for people with such conditions.

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Supported education success for youth with mental health challenges
May 7, 2024

Young people who experience serious mental health challenges can successfully continue or re-engage with education if they receive the right support, a new study shows, with almost half of participants returning to education following the program.

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Mindgardens introduces the Lived Experience Framework
May 7, 2024

Mindgardens, a leading translational research organisation specialising in disorders related to the brain, emotions, nervous system and cognitive processes, is proud to announce the launch of the Lived Experience Engagement Framework.

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Youth self-harm program reduces hospitalisations, self-harm and suicide ideation
May 1, 2024

A pilot program to reduce rates of self-harm and suicide in young people, the Youth Brief Intervention Service (YBIS), has resulted in significantly fewer hospitalisations for self-harm and reduced suicide ideation amongst youths aged 12- 25 years.

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Promising results for smoking cessation program as one in nine participants quit the habit
April 4, 2024

A smoking cessation program, Keep Quitting in Mind (KQIM), for people living with mental illness has resulted in one in nine participants quitting the habit and many others reducing their daily smoking by half.

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Major research grant to extend physical health care for people living with mental illness
September 28, 2023

Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, and its Executive Director Professor Jackie Curtis, will lead a world-first research program to develop personalised physical health care for people living with severe mental illness, following the award of a prestigious grant from the National Health & Medical Research Council.

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New resources address the longevity gap for people living with mental illness
July 26, 2023

Mental health consumers and their treating clinicians will benefit from a comprehensive suite of resources, released today, that present evidence-based guidance for managing the physical health effects associated with severe mental health conditions.

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Prof Jackie Curtis describes her mental health reform career in Margaret Tobin Oration
June 6, 2023

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.

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Exercise program to support refugee and asylum seeker mental and physical health
April 19, 2023

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.

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Mobile devices support mental health during COVID-19
March 28, 2023

Mindgardens launches collection drive for phones, tablets and computers for telepsychiatry and mental health support apps while face-to-face consultations are suspended

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Australians urged to join global study of COVID-19 mental and physical health impacts
February 17, 2023

Australians are invited to participate in the world 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.

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Global Call to Action to improve vaccine access for people with mental illness
February 17, 2023

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 action towards vaccine equity for people living with mental illness.

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Campaign for better oral health care in severe mental ill health
February 17, 2023

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.

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A/Prof Jackie Curtis recognised for role in mental health reform
February 1, 2023

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.

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A new approach to physical health care for people who experience mental illness
January 16, 2023

A new approach to physical health care for people who experience mental illness

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Leadership grant for Mindgardens nutrition researcher Dr Scott Teasdale
December 2, 2022

Mindgardens Neuroscience Network congratulates Dr Scott Teasdale on his award of a five-year NHMRC Investigator Grant in the Emerging Leadership category,

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