Mental Health Week 2012

7-13 October

Nearly 200 private hospitals around the country have marked Mental Health Week with displays, staff events, community talks, ad campaigns and many more activities. APHA has been proud to coordinate and provide campaign materials for hospitals over the week and have had lots of people check out our Facebook page and quiz. Our Mental Health Week Facebook advertising was seen by more than 400,000 people across Australia in just one week.

Media Releases

Over 200 private hospitals unite to ask Australians what they really know about mental illness

Private hospitals urge Australians to use Mental Health Week to ensure they’re covered for psychiatric care

High mortality rate for those with eating disorders prompts Australia’s private hospitals to launch new treatment programmes

Leading mental healthcare facility showcases art programs as beneficial therapy for mental health sufferers

Pre-recorded Sound Bites

The APHA Mental Health Week Campaign

Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Importance of having psychiatric hospital cover

YouTube Video Clip

Mental Health Week 2012

Media Coverage

Carol Turnbull from the Adelaide Clinic on 97.3 FM – 10th October 2012

Dr Julian Davis from the Hobart Clinic – 8th October 2012

Dr Bill Lyndon from the Northside Group on 2UE – 7 October 2012

Extra Support for Eating Disorders – The Mercury – 4 October 2012

Facebook Quiz

What do you know about mental illness?

Mental Health Week Posters

What do you know about anxiety?

What do you know about depression?What do you know about eating disorders?









What do you know about substance abuse?What do you know about being covered for mental illness?









Mental Health Week 2012 Celebrations and Displays 

St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital  Toowong Private Hospital Positive Affirmation Tree

 Brisbane Private Hospital 2

 Friendly Society Private Hospital

Albury Wodonga Private HospitalToowong Private Hospital

Burnside Hospital MHWBelmont Mental Health Week stand

belmont Mental Health WeekBelmont Mental Health Poster


Toowong Private Hospital
 Toowong Private Hospital

Hospital Event Information

Mindfulness Meditation Seminar at John Flynn Private Hospital

Supporting Mental Health Week at Delmont Private Hospital

Mental Health Week at Brisbane Private Hospital

Mental Health Expo Blurb 2012 at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital



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