Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Movember at 3DN

Movember, the month formerly known as November, is a moustache growing charity event held during November each year, that raises funds and awareness for men's health.

3DN is the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN) at the University of NSW, in Sydney ... 
We champion the right of people with an intellectual or developmental disability to the same level of health and mental health care as the rest of the population. We promote a standard of excellence in clinical practice, research, workforce development, education and policy in the field of intellectual and developmental disability mental health. (Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry)

Please support us as we turn ugly for a good cause. Compared to the general population, men with intellectual or developmental disabilities experience:
  • significant health inequality
  • premature death and high burden of disease
  • very high rates of mental health problems.
Team 3DN want to raise awareness of these issues. If you would like to make a donation, please go to our Movember team page.

In the 2014 National Disability Awards, 3DN is one of three finalists in the  Improving Health and Wellbeing Outcomes Award:
Over the past five years Associate Professor Trollor and his team have developed 3DN into a centre of expertise, capacity development, research and advocacy in intellectual disability mental health. Associate Professor Trollor and his team embrace a person-centred approach to mental health care for people with an intellectual disability ... (International Day of People with Disability Australia)

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