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David Perkins

Report

Improving the mental health of rural Australians: a review

This report summarises insights from research undertaken to understand how to improve help for rural Australians, in addressing their mental health and wellbeing needs.
Literature review

Prevention and early intervention for adults with mild to moderate depression

The aim of this review was to identify policies, programs and services which have been effective in preventing and/or managing mild to moderate depression and anxiety in adults.
Report

Rural suicide and its prevention: a CRRMH position paper

This paper has two purposes: to draw attention to the unacceptable rates of rural suicide and to suggest where attention should be focused if people are serious about making a difference.
Journal article

Training and Experience of Nurses in Responding to Alcohol Misuse in Rural Communities

Alcohol misuse by farmers continues to challenge rural nurses. This article reports on the experiences of Australian nurses participating in the Alcohol Intervention Training Program (AITP). Qualitative interviews of 15 rural and remote nurses. Semi-structured phone interviews were utilized to assess the response to and...