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TheMHS Conference 2014

Venue: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date: Tue 26, Aug 2014   Times: 26 - 29 August 2014

Join the discussion in 2014 at one of Australasia’s longest running and premier mental health conferences. TheMHS Conference 2014 will be held in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 26-29 August 2014. This year’s theme is “What We Share Makes Us Strong” and the conference will explore topics relating to real, on the ground experience relating to mental health.


We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers for Perth 2014:

Pat BrackenMelody RieferKenneth Thompson

    Pat Bracken       Melody Riefer    Kenneth Thompson

Join us in Perth in 2014 to make a difference!


Registrations are now open!

register now

Go to our registration page for more details and to register online.



Preconference Workshops:

  • Substance use and mental health concerns in young people: Sharing online and interactive resources. - Comorbidity (mental health and substance use disorder) is a major health challenge in our society today. In this workshop you will learn about and share research, resources and ideas on the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use comorbidity. Read more.
  • Transcultural mental health: Surviving and thriving. -  This workshop starts with a broad focus on transcultural mental health - migrants and refugees and will feature Keynote Speaker Dr Pat Bracken, and a panel of local experts from the transcultural mental health, refugee health and advocacy fields. Discussion will centre on understanding the nature of the consumer’s personal experience and how best to work with survivors of trauma, and the complexities in assisting people to restore their health as well as their balance, purpose and meaning in life.  Read more.


Find out more information on TheMHS Conference 2014 here.


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