Dr Le Keynote at The Adelaide Student Mental Health Symposium

“The State of Wellbeing” Symposium:
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(L to R) Ilona Boniwell positive psychology expert (UK), Shawn Kasbergen Director of Student Wellbeing Scotch College, Annette Bulling Project Lead SAHMRI, Dr Huu Kim Le Child Psychiatrist and Lead Author CGI Clinic

Scotch College in conjunction with South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), invited Dr Huu Kim Le to speak with 150 students from 15 Schools across Adelaide at “The State of Wellbeing”, a student focused Mental Health Symposium on Monday 26 September. He was joined by leading experts in positive psychology and wellbeing from Adelaide and internationally.

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The Wellbeing and Resilience Centre at SAHMRI

Someone recently asked CGI Clinic an intriguing question: “Why would someone pay X (eg. a doctor) for their services?”

For those in the public health sector, we might assume that patients only come to seek medical help to relieve pain and suffering. In mental health, this is the relief of mental pain and suffering.

In Western Culture, we tend to seek health services only when we are sick/unwell for a treatment, not necessarily when we are well (to seek a better a way of living).

“It is health that is real wealth, not pieces of gold.”
-M Gandhi

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