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Our journal, Youth Studies Australia, is issued quarterly in March, June, September and December.

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Welcome to TheMHS

The Mental Health Services Conference Incorporated (TheMHS Conference) organises 2 major mental health / psychiatric events each year.
TheMHS Conference is an international mental health educational forum, attracting over 1000 mental health clinicians, managers, consumers, carers, researchers, educators and policy makers, annually.?


?16th Annual Conference: Townsville, QLD, 29 August - 1 September 2006

The detailed conference program and the ?program-at-a-glance for 30 August to 1 September?are now available

Conference registration brochure now available, please go to downloads on the right hand side of this page and click on 2006ConfBrochure

To view 23 Big Issues paper?go to downloads on right hand side of this page and choose 23BIG Issues?

Announcing the finalists for the 2006 awards.? Gold and silver award winners will be announced at TheMHS Conference opening ceremony on Wednesday 30th August 2006, at the Townsville Convention Centre, North Queensland.
List of
2005 winners and finalists??is still available.

TheMHS Summer Forum
February 2007 - further details available soon.

** Recordings of the proceedings of the Summer Forum can be obtained from:
** Relevant government policies & reports - links to websites here

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The Mental Health Services Conference Incorporated (TheMHS Conference) organises 2 major mental health events each year: the annual TheMHS conference (in August/September) and the Summer Forum (February). Additionally we organise occasional seminars, and publish leaflets and books of interest to people associated with mental health issues and psychiatry.
TheMHS provides a forum for: the exchange of ideas; professional development; networking and debate, for mental health professionals, consumers, carers (families), and managers. TheMHS aims to promote positive attitudes about mental health and mental illness, and to stimulate debate that will challenge the boundaries of present knowledge and ideas about mental health care.

?Keynote and Invited Special Speakers' powerpoint presentations are available on this website.??
Some Keynote and Invited speakers from TheMHS Summer Forums,?the?Seminars?and from the annual conference have given permission for their powerpoint presentations to be made available on this website.? Please go to Archives for details.? Presentations from keynotes of the most recent conference may not be available until?a?week or two after the conference.?


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