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Funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council in November 2012, CREMSI is a five year multi-institutional research collaboration that will research the design of a better mental health system for Australia.

CREMSI will examine the burden caused by mental disorders and how best to reduce this using the full range of prevention and treatment interventions delivered across Australian service settings.

News and Events

CREMSI investigators included in Australian Government Mental Health Expert Reference Group

Several CREMSI chief investigators have been named on the Australian Government’s recently established Mental Health Expert Reference Group (ERG). The purpose of the ERG is to provide the Commonwealth Government with advice on its response to the National Mental Health Commission’s National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services. CREMSI chief investigators appointed to the ERG include: Prof Jane Pirkis; ... Read more

CREMSI presents at the SMHR 2014 conference

On 27 November 2014, several CREMSI researchers presented research at the Society for Mental Health Research 2014 conference (SMHR 2014) in Adelaide. This conference marks the first conference since the Australasian Society of Psychiatric Research (ASPR) rebranded as the Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR). The list of presentations includes: Defining minimally adequate treatment for schizophrenia: a review of evidence ... Read more

CREMSI presents at the Priorities 2014 conference

On 11 November 2014, several members of CREMSI presented an organised session at the Priorities 2014 Conference in Melbourne (http://www.priorities2014.com/). The session was titled, ‘The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health Systems Improvement: Prioritising Mental Health Services’. It included the following presentations: A brief introduction to CREMSI (Cathrine Mihalopoulos) Evidence based interventions for the prevention of depression (Emily Stockings) Cost-effectiveness ... Read more