Ian Hickie


Online therapies can improve mental health, and there are no barriers to accessing them

If we’re serious about improving access to mental health care, we need to look to online therapies.
Journal article

Transdiagnostic stepped care in mental health

A component of Australia’s recent national reform agenda for mental health services is the directive to the Primary Health Networks to develop and implement stepped-care models of service delivery. The current guidance proposes that interventions are aligned to mild, moderate and severe illness categories. Other...
Journal article

A decision-support tool to inform Australian strategies for preventing suicide and suicidal behaviour

Dynamic simulation modelling is increasingly being recognised as a valuable decision-support tool to help guide investments and actions to address complex public health issues such as suicide. In particular, participatory system dynamics (SD) modelling provides a useful tool for asking high-level ‘what if’ questions, and...

Contributing lives, thriving communities: report of the national review of mental health programmes and services

The Commonwealth Government tasked the National Mental Health Commission with conducting a national review of mental health programmes and services. The focus of the review was on assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of programmes and services in supporting individuals experiencing mental ill-health and their families...
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