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Helen HERRMAN Helen Herrman is Professor of Psychiatry at the Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for mental health in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. From 1992 to 2005, she was Professor and Director of Psychiatry in St. Vincent’s Health Melbourne during development of an integrated hospital and community area mental health service in inner Melbourne under Australia’s national reform of mental health care. For a year in 2001-2002 she was acting regional adviser in mental health for the WHO’s Western Pacific Region. She is an honorary fellow of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), and was formerly Secretary for Publications for this organisation and Regional Vice-President Oceania for the World Federation for Mental Health. She was awarded an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Practitioner Fellowship 2010-2014 as director of the newly established Youth Mental Health Promotion Unit at OYHRC. For several years up to 2003 she served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) and has been involved in collaborative activities between WHO, VicHealth and the University of Melbourne in the field of mental health promotion. She is currently Chair of the Global Consortium for the Advancement of Promotion and Prevention in Mental Health.