Dr. Amanda Wheeler - Exploring the Role of Community Pharmacy in Supporting Mental Health Consumers and Careers

Time: Thursday October 15 at 12:10 PM

Location: Lander Hall Learning Center, Room 170

Presented by Amanda Wheeler, PhD Professor, Mental Health, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, AUS.

Trained pharmacy staff can effectively provide medication support services to consumers.  Education needs to incorporate the needs of consumers and their careers, as well as target specific and relevant gaps in knowledge and skills.  A community pharmacy mental health medication support service that is ongoing, goal-oriented, flexible and individualised, improves consumer outcomes.  Community pharmacy is in an ideal position to empower consumers and careers through information, support and connection to relevant health and community services.

Questions & Answers will follow!