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Free mental health seminar

Victoria University's Women's Wellness West Network will hold a free public seminar focusing on mental health on Wednesday 30 November 2011 at the University's Sunshine Campus.

Guest speakers are VU's Professor Mark Anderson, who will present the lecture, "The Buddha in the Darkness, Sitting with Depression through Mindfulness"; Dr Val Goodwin, who will discuss how to stay well while caring for someone experiencing mental illness; and Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, who will talk about women and mental health.

VU osteopathy students will offer free mini treatments before the seminar.

What: Public Seminar:  "Understanding Good Mental Health"

When: Thursday 30 November 2011

Time: Registration and light refreshments 6.00pm, Guest speakers: 6.30 – 8.30pm

Where: Victoria University Convention Centre, 
460 Ballarat Rd, Sunshine (Melway 26:J10), Parking at rear – Enter via Westmoreland Rd

RSVP: (03) 9919 5393 or cheryl.shilton@vu.edu.au

Media contact:
Ann Marie Angebrandt, Communications Officer
Marketing and Communications Department, Victoria University
Ph: (03) 9919-5487 or Mobile: 0403 556 001.
email: annmarie.angebrandt@vu.edu.au

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