AAIMHI plays an important advocacy role for infants, young children and their families.
AAIMHI will respond to current issues by writing and distributing Media Releases to broaden the understanding by stakeholders, policy makers and the community of the importance of healthy social and emotional development of infants in Australia.
Position Statements and Guidelines
AAIMHI Position Statements and Guidelines:
- provide a strong voice on infant mental health issues in the media and with government and policy makers
- inform and support infant mental health professionals and parents
- raise the importance of infant mental health in the community
- inform government policies and funding decisions
AAIMHI Submissions may be a response to a government inquiry or an issue that AAIMHI considers important to raise public awareness. Submissions provide advocacy for the rights of infants and young children and educate others about the importance of infant mental health.