Event Invitation | 23 April: Culture and Mental Health in the Pacific (Online Discussion)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
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Australia Awards scholars and alumni from the Pacific Islands and others interested in promoting mental health in the region are invited to an online WLI Learning & Networking event on the role culture plays in shaping perceptions of, and responses to, mental health within Pacific societies.

Event Details

On 23 April 2024 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM (Australian Eastern Standard Time), a panel of experts will explore the current status of mental health in the Pacific, including promising approaches and initiatives, and factors that constraint efforts toward more widespread and culturally appropriate support for mental health.

Facilitated by Fijian mental health and wellness advocate and Women's Developmental Leadership Program alumna Ms Connie Batiwale, the expert panel includes:

The panel will consider:

By giving voice to this important issue, it is hoped that panellists and participants can help to better understand the links between culture and mental health in the Pacific and together, identify opportunities to improve mental health outcomes in the Pacific region.

Registrations are vital using the link below.

Register your attendance