Mental Health Speakers


Mental Health Speakers

Dr Jennifer Bowers - Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health.
As a leader in mental health nationally, Dr Bowers has held Chief Executive positions in Queensland and South Australian Mental Health Services. For more information on Dr Jennifer Bowers, click here.

Stephanie Frazer - Final Year Physiotherapy Student, Charles Sturt University.
Steph is a final year physio student based at Charles Sturt University in Albury NSW.  Steph has a real love of rural health and has actively been involved with both her rural health club, MARHS, and the National Rural Health Students' Network.  Steph has also lived with depression for many years which has been an immense challenge.  Steph is an amazing advocate for mental health and has successfully advocated for compulsory Mental Health First Aid training for students at Charles Sturt University in Albury.  For more information on Stephanie Frazer, click here.

Y2Y COPMI is a peer support program for young people between 15-25years who have a parent/parent with a mental illness. With the advent of the Y2Y COPMI program Wanslea is now working collaboratively with young people to develop a framework for understanding the stigma of mental illness and implementing strategies for increasing young people’s stigma resistance. For more information on Y2Y COPMI, click here.