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Other Geelong events

Helping People Recover from Common Mental Health Problems

Past event - 2023
24 May Open: 6:00 PM | Start: 6:30 PM | End: 8:40 PM
Little Creatures Brewery, 221 Swanston St, Geelong, Geelong, VIC 3220
Join us to hear how cutting-edge research at Deakin University, partnering with Barwon Health and the community, is developing new treatments to help people.

How Diet can help you Recover from Depression

Dr Melissa Lane (Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University, IMPACT Institute/Food & Mood Centre)
Depression is a common mental disorder that can be difficult to treat and is a major cause of disability. Hear the latest research on how diet can help people recover from depression.

Brain Stress Pathways and Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Prof Michael Berk (Alfred Deakin Professor and Director, Deakin University, IMPACT Institute)
Hear how brain stress pathways might play a role in depression and bipolar disorder and how this might hold the key to developing new treatments.

Prof Berk is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University and Barwon Health, where he leads IMPACT, the Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation. He was listed by Thompson Reuters as amongst the world’s most influential scientific minds (2015- 2019). He holds grants from the National Institutes of Health (US), Simon Autism Foundation

Brain Stress Pathways and Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Dr Johnny Park (Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University)
Hear how brain stress pathways might play a role in depression and bipolar disorder and how this might hold the key to developing new treatments.

Could a Pill help people come off ‘Ice’?

Dr Harry Hill (Consultant Psychiatrist, Affiliate Senior Lecturer, Deakin University & Barwon Health)
Join us to hear how research at Deakin University is investigating if a commonly used antidepressant tablet can help people come off methamphetamine (‘crystal meth’, ‘ice’).

Could a Pill help people come off ‘Ice’?

Dr Robert Lundin (Registrar in Psychiatry, Affiliate Lecturer, Deakin University & Barwon Health)
Join us to hear how research at Deakin University is investigating if a commonly used antidepressant tablet can help people come off methamphetamine (‘crystal meth’, ‘ice’).

Robert is a psychiatry registrar in Psychiatry and an advanced trainee in addiction psychiatry at Barwon Health Drug and Alcohol Services. He is also involved in a range of research projects through the IMPACT team at Deakin University, such as the TINA trial.
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Taking on disease

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