- 30 November 2023Talking Point: Young men’s anxiety: The blind spot in men’s mental health and why it matters Open Details configuration options presented by Krista Fisher, on 15th November 2023presented by Krista Fisher, PhD Candidate Orygen, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne
Globally, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder facing young men today.
- 30 October 2023Talking Point: Treating trauma & addiction: from innovation to implementation, presented by Associate Professor Shalini Arunogiri on 18th October 2023Presented by Associate Professor Shalini Arunogiri
Exposure to trauma, and symptoms of PTSD, are really common in people seeking AOD treatment.
- 15 September 2023Talking Point: Neuroplastic Wrap: The non-pathologising, ecological alternative to diagnostic labels, presented by Dr Haley Peckham on 13th September 2023Presented by Dr Haley Peckham
Most people accessing mental health services have adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and/or histories of complex trauma.
- 24 August 2023Talking Point: Recovering Assemblages: Unfolding Sociomaterial Relations of Drug Use and Recovery, presented by Dr Aysel Sultan on 16th August 2023presented by Dr Aysel Sultan
What is recovery? How do people ‘do’ recovery and how can research trace this? How can we understand it beyond its Western, Anglo-American, and familiar connotations? Finally, how do different drug policies and national drug discourses understand and enforce recovery?
- 25 July 2023Talking Point: How Safety Planning for Family Violence informs Risk Assessment, presented by Susan George & Stephen Herd on 12th July 2023presented by Susan George & Stephen Herd
This webinar will explore how safety planning and understanding victim /survivors resistance to family violence is key to assessing their level of risk.
- 2 May 2023Talking Point: How Three Sides of the Coin performances empower people with lived experience of gambling harm to educate the community and professionals, Presented by Judy Avisar, Catherine Simmonds OAM, Anna Bardsley and Fiona Read on 19th April 2023Presented by Judy Avisar, Catherine Simmonds OAM, Anna Bardsley and Fiona Read
Deakin University in collaboration with Three Sides of the Coin (3SOC) evaluated the use of lived experience performances as an education tool for professionals.
- 3 April 2023Talking Point: Lived experience & academic partnerships: a case study of meaningful collaboration demonstrated through the AOD patient journey project, presented by Amelia Berg & Dr Leanne Francia, on 22nd March 2023presented by Amelia Berg & Dr Leanne Francia
These days there is a lot of talk in research about co-design with lived experience consumers.
- 8 March 2023Talking Point: The 21st Century Revival of Therapeutic Research on Psychedelic Drugs: Rationale, Evidence and Potential Future Medical and other UsesPresented by Wayne Hall, Emeritus Professor National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research, The University of Queens
Clinical research on classic psychedelic drugs in psychiatry has undergone a revival over the past decade and a half.
- 14 December 2022Talking Point: After the fall, presented by Associate Professor Charles Livingstone on 13th December 2022presented by Associate Professor Charles Livingstone
What are the implications for gambling regulation and its reform in the aftermath of the Crown, Star and other Royal Commissions and inquiries. Will it be business as usual?
- 27 October 2022Talking Point: Alcohol brief interventions in the breast screening setting – are they needed, are they acceptable and do they work? presented by Dr Jasmin Grigg on 26th October 2022Presented by Dr Jasmin Grigg
Alcohol is a major modifiable risk factor for breast cancer, accountable for 4.4% of breast cancer cases (5.8% of cases in Australia) and 10% of breast cancer deaths worldwide. Yet, awareness of this risk remains low, including among mid-older age women who are at highest lifetime risk for developing breast cancer.