Aimed for GPs, Nurses, Mental Health Services Clinicians, Medical Officers and other practitioners working in mental health care.

In partnership with the South Australian Office of the Chief Psychiatrist and Adelaide PHN, this workshops is the first in a series of workshops on key mental health topics.

Research indicates that the life expectancy for people experiencing severe mental illness is reduced by 15 to 20 years – largely due to cardiovascular disease and cancer rather than suicide. Join our facilitators in the discussion to improve the physical health of people living mental illness.


  • A/Prof Scott Clark, Head of Psychiatry at Adelaide University & Consultant Psychiatrist at Western Community Mental Health Service
  • Dr Jackie Yeoh, General Practitioner & GP Integration Officer and Consultant at CALHN

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify physical health risks contributing to greater morbidity and mortality in people living with mental illness.
  • Describe best practice screening and routine monitoring practices in people living with mental illness.
  • Implement management interventions to improve physical health and reduce early mortality among people living with mental illness, particularly in people with concurrent diabetes and CVD.
  • Outline team-based approaches to shared care and the coordination of mental health and physical health care.

Attendance options:

  • In person - for those participants attending the workshop in person, the workshop will be held at ANMF located at 191 Torrens Rd, Ridleyton SA. Registrations and dinner start at 6:00PM, education session commences promptly at 6:30PM.
  • Online- for those participants attending online, this workshop commences promptly at 6:30PM.


  • For in-person attendance, dinner included with no cost to attend

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      Event details

      Monday, March 27
      6:30 - 8:30pm

      Hybrid workshop - in person or online attendance

      Presented By
      A/Prof Scott Clark and Dr Jackie Yeoh

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