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22nd – 24th May, 2024 / Gold Coast – Qld

For All Mental Health Professionals Invested in Moving the sector Forward

Join us as we explore new horizons, share insights, and collaborate to build a future where mental health care is holistic, proactive, and inclusive.
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3 days of MHomentum - 100 interactive experiences.

From the International Mental Health Conference comes MHomentum.

You can hear from international mental health experts (in person) at MHomentum and see how perspectives from across the globe are reshaping how we think about, strategise and implement better mental health outcomes for all the citizens of the world. 

Keynote Speakers

Yemi Penn
Yemi Penn

Speaker | Researcher | Engineer | Author | Filmmaker

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Keynote speaker, acclaimed poet, and captivating storyteller

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Andrew J. Greenshaw PhD

Professor & Associate Chair of Psychiatry

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Marc Brackett
Marc Brackett, Ph.D

Author, Permission To Feel, Founding Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University

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Dr Jack Pransky
Dr. Jack Pransky

Three Principles Author, Trainer, Mentor and Coach of Coaches (USA)

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Christopher Rainbow

Manager, Digital Communities and Groups, SANE

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Over your MHomentum experience you’ll enjoy a blend of the international, the inspirational and the illuminating. This isn’t just another conference - it’s a collaboration to help move mental health forward.
Why?
Because the world needs it.
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The MHomentum Vision

MHomentum Aims To …

  • Move the sector from disjointed to integrated.
  • Create an industry of inspired leaders who embody the change they wish to see in the sector, and in the world.
  • Assist in practitioners seeing the patient as a whole person, instead of a series of symptoms.
  • Move away from siloed work, and encourage multi-sectoral, strategic collaboration.
  • Employ a sense of calm, spacious responsiveness and move away from a reactive sector.

Here’s a snapshot of delegates you can connect with at MHomentum

MHomentum brings together both international and Australian mental health professionals, government, peer workers and people with lived experience to progress mental health and wellbeing for people all over the world. Delegates include:

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Program Managers
  • Leaders (MD, CEO's etc)
  • Researchers & Academics
  • Mental Health Commissioners
  • Government officials
  • Counsellors & Consultants
  • Education professionals
  • Counsellors, Youth workers and Social workers
  • Allied Health professionals
  • Workplace mental health professionals
  • Community support workers
  • Peer workers

Yes! MHomentum is your place, if you’re looking for…

  • Honest and brave conversations around what needs to happen to progress mental health forward.
  • Thoughtful sessions from some of the international mental health sector’s leading minds.
  • A platform to ask the big questions and address the more pressing issues within the sector.
  • Information on new ideas, holistic treatments, innovations and technologies supporting sector professionals.
  • A break away from your every-day to focus on the future of the sector.
  • For international delegates, a trip down under! Come and experience all the Gold Coast has to offer.

Inspiration – Strategies – Connection – Transformation

Connect with your peers across the international mental health community.
  • Learn new ideas, innovative approaches to treatment, strategies for inter-section collaboration plus so much more.
  • Walk away inspired by the global mental health community, and your place within it.

You’ll have:

  • A personalised letter of attendance
  • Over 10 hours towards CPD
  • Access to the conference app
  • All the recordings from the keynote sessions and recorded concurrent sessions.

The fun stuff

What you’ll enjoy at MHomentum

  • A 5-star catering package for the entire conference with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Chillout mindfulness zones so you can take time out and reflect on your learning
  • Introductions to exhibition partners to see what’s new and interesting in the sector
  • The chance to win awesome prizes at the event

Keynote Speakers

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Yemi Penn

Speaker | Researcher | Engineer | Author | Filmmaker

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What we’ll cover at MHomentum 24

CONFERENCE THEME

MHomentum: Igniting Change for the Mental Health Sector
  1. Embodying Transformation: Industry Leaders and Personal Wellbeing Integrity

    • Navigating Stakeholder Expectations, Self-Care and Authentic Influence
    • Practicing what we Preach: Living our values for Personal Wellbeing
    • Personal Transformation: Cultivating Mind-Body Integration, Mindfulness and Self-Discovery
    • Fostering Effective Transdisciplinary Practice: Overcoming Challenges, Maximising Benefits, and Leading Cross-disciplinary Teams
  2. Beyond Symptoms: Embracing Lived Experience and the Journey to Recovery

    • Embracing Holistic Care: Contextual Assessment and Mind-Body Healing Connections
    • Amplifying People: Educating, Engaging and Collaboratively Planning for Optimal Treatment Outcomes
    • Beyond resilience: Acknowledging Socio-economic Impacts and Supporting Post Traumatic Growth
    • Cultivating Lived Experience Leadership: Transitioning from Personal Journey to Professional Expertise
  3. Breaking Silos: Developing Leadership and Strategic Collaboration in Mental Health

    • Leadership Development, Education and Training
    • Fostering Collaborative Research and Data for practical application
    • Driving Integrated Care and Real-Life Collaborative Achievements
      International Case Studies; Global Collaborations and Service Integration
    • Successful Partnerships for better outcomes
    • Evaluating the Efficacy of Mental Health Initiatives: Strategies and Insights for Assessing Program Impact
  4. Innovation Processes: Building Collaboration within Complex Systems through Design Thinking

    • Fostering Innovative Services through Public-Private Collaborations in Funding
    • Transformative Trends in Digital Therapeutics, Telehealth Innovations and AI-Powered Support
    •  Neuroscience and Mental Health Innovations
    • Innovated Advancements in Early Intervention, Prevention and Innovative Methods of Practice
    • Community-Based Innovations: Grassroots Solutions for Wellness
    • Ethical Considerations and Evidence Building in Mental Health Innovation
  5. Cultivating Cultural Strength

    • Cultural Resilience and Mental Wellness: Indigenous Insights from Land, Spirituality and Storytelling
    • Community/Family/Whānau Led Cultural Mental Health Initiatives and Strategies
    • Indigenous Youth Empowerment and Mental Health Advocacy
    • Lessons and Insights from Cultures across the Globe
  6. CALD, LGBTQIA+, Disability and marginalised communities

    • Promoting Inclusive Mental Health: Amplifying CALD, LGBTQIA+ and People Living with Disabilities
    • Intersectionality and Mental Health: Understanding Overlapping Identities and Challenges
    • Striving for Equity: Community-Led Support and Education
  7. Connecting Hearts and Minds: Harnessing Peer-to-Peer Networks and Youth Led Peer Support

    • Unleashing the Power of Shared Experience 
    • Peer and Lived Experience Led innovations, initiatives, services and acute alternatives
    • Youth-Led Advocacy for Inclusivity and Change
    • Measuring the Ripple Effect: Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Peer-to-Peer Support
    • Creativity and Expression for Youth and Peer Support: Art, Music and Writing as Healing Practices
  8. The Media's and Social Media’s Role for Change in the Digital Age

    • Media and Social Media’s Portrayals of Mental Health: Unpacking Stereotypes and Myths
    • Social Media Communities and Peer Connection for Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination and Promoting Positive Messaging
    • Media as Partners not enemies - Responsible Media Engagement for Policy Change and Ethical Reporting
    • Edu-tainment, the power of utilising the Arts as a vehicle for societal behaviour, and Mental Health system change

Unlocking the Potential - Exploring the Role of Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health Care.

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Committee

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Nicole Gibson

CEO, Love Out Loud

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Heidi Sturk

Director, E-Mental Health In Practice, Queensland University of Technology

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Miranda Frare

Lived Experience Transformation Implementation Coordinator, Neami National

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Ellie Hodges

Executive Director & Founder, Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network | LELAN

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Dr Andrew Epaphroditus Tay

Director (Health and Wellbeing), Office of the President, National University of Singapore

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Martina McGrath

Lived Experience Advocate and Ph.D. Candidate

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Sharon Bower

Manager, National Suicide Prevention Research Fund, Suicide Prevention Australia

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Shamanic Consultant

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Yemi Penn

Speaker | Researcher | Engineer | Author | Filmmaker

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Fiona Stojcevski

Director & Founder, Bright & Quirky

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Dr Andrew J. Greenshaw PhD

Professor & Associate Chair of Psychiatry University of Alberta, Canada

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Zoey Ka

Lived Experience Lead, Mental Illness Fellowship Australia

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Pip Rae

Investigative Journalist and Radio Presenter

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Taimi Allan

Mental Health Commissioner for South Australia

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Margi MacGregor

Director, 90percent Consulting

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Robyn Bell

Program Manager Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Brisbane South PHN

Registrations will open 1 February 2024

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Registration Options

Early bird pricing ends Friday 5 April 2024.

$ 599 + GST

Virtual - Super Early Bird - Save $100

  • Live streaming of all keynote presenters
  • Live streaming of all sessions in the plenary room over three-day event period
  • Virtual presentations
  • Complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days*
  • Over 10 hours towards CPD points
  • Your personalised certificate of attendance

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1,599 + GST

In-Person - Super Early Bird - Save $700

  • All keynote presentations
  • All concurrent presentations
  • Discounted accommodation rates
  • Access to event app
  • 5 star event catering package
  • Access to exclusive networking functions
  • Complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days post-event
  • Printed event materials
  • Over 10 hours towards CPD points
  • Your personalised certificate of attendance
  • Exposure for your organisation
  • Plus, chances to win great prizes!

$ 4,497 + GST

In-Person Group of Three (3 pax) - Super Early Bird - Save $1,650

  • All keynote presentations
  • All concurrent presentations
  • Discounted accommodation rates
  • Access to event app
  • 5 star event catering package
  • Access to exclusive networking functions
  • Complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days post-event
  • Printed event materials
  • Over 10 hours towards CPD points
  • Your personalised certificate of attendance
  • Exposure for your organisation
  • Plus, chances to win great prizes!
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Where It's Happening

Venue & Accommodation

Wednesday, 22nd May to Friday, 24th May 2024

Accommodation is optional and can be booked during registration.

Run of House Room  $240.00
Run of House Room with Breakfast for One $270.00
Run of House Room with Breakfast for Two $300.00
Spa Suite (on request basis only) $340.00
Spa Suite with Breakfast for One $370.00
Spa Suite with Breakfast for Two $400.00

MHomentum 2024 will be held at:
RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast

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