Prescribing Omega-3 for Mood Disorders: New Guidelines to Improve Clinical Outcomes 

Clinical Concepts Live - October



Ever wondered how effective omega-3 fatty acids actually are in treating depression?

An international panel of mental health experts have just published guidelines to answer these very important clinical questions.  In this Clinical Concepts Live hear from one panel member, our very own Australian naturopath and Professor of Integrative Psychiatry,  Jerome Sarris.  

Background with Depression
Hear about Jerome's background and how he found his passion in this area. 
What to expect?
Hear from Jerome about what you can expect from his webinar.


Integrating clinical treatments
Hear about Jerome's perspective on the different treatments.


Professor Jerome Sarris

BHSc, MHSc, DipHSc (Nut&HM), AdvDipHSc (Acu&Nat), PhD

Prescribing Omega-3 for Mood Disorders: New Guidelines to Improve Clinical Outcomes

27 Oct


Live Session: Tuesday, 27 Oct 12pm AEDT 

On demand: Wednesday, 28 Oct until 30 Nov

Cost: FREE


You'll learn:

  • The new omega-3 dosing guidelines for more effective management of depression 
  • The mechanisms of action underpinning omega-3’s therapeutic activity  
  • Dose, duration and quality as well as limitations of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for unipolar and bipolar depression 
  • Greater insight into the importance of inflammation in depression and the beneficial role omega-3 may have in its amelioration 

You'll receive:

  • 1 CPE point
  • Copy of presentation slides & notes
  • One live session with Q&A (27 Oct, 12pm AEDT)
  • On-demand access to recording (available after the Live session ends on 30 Nov)
Professor Jerome Sarris

BHSc, MHSc, DipHSc (Nut&HM), AdvDipHSc (Acu&Nat), PhD

Jerome Sarris is an NHMRC Clinical Research Fellow and Professor of Integrative Mental Health at NICM Health Research Institute at Westmead, Western Sydney University. He also holds an honorary Principal Research Fellow appointment at Melbourne University, Department of Psychiatry. He has a particular interest in mood and anxiety disorder research pertaining to lifestyle medicine and nutraceutical psychopharmacology, and psychotropic plant medicine research (in particular on Kava, medicinal cannabis, and psychedelics).

Professor Sarris has over 180 academic publications, including journal articles featured in The American Journal of PsychiatryLancet PsychiatryJAMA Psychiatry, and World Psychiatry). He has conducted many RCTs in the field, including 3 recent multicentre NHMRC Project Grants as CIA.

What you will receive


1 CPE Point

You will receive a CPE certificate in an email after you have completed watching the LIVE sessions or if you watch ON-DEMAND you will then receive it in an email at the end of November.


Presentation + Tools

You will receive a PDF of the presentation slides after completion of the LIVE webinar. If you watch it all on-demand you will receive an email once the series has concluded. 


On demand access

This webinar will be available the same day it is presented. It will be available from 27 Oct-30 Nov 2020, concluding at 12noon.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the live sessions?

Simply click the “Register Now - Live Session” button above, which will lead you to the Bio Concepts events registration page. Once you have completed the required details in the registration page, you will receive a confirmation email from zoom with a link to access the live webinar (within 48 hours of submitting).  

NB: In order to register for Clinical Concepts Live, you will need a Bio Concepts account. Make sure you are logged in or follow the easy process to create an account on our website. 

How do I access the live webinar?

A link to join the webinar and a calendar invite is included in your registration confirmation email. Once clicked, it will automatically launch the webinar page. Please note, this will not be accessible until the specified date and time of the webinar. We recommend clicking the link a few minutes before the scheduled start time. A digital copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be available for download in the post-webinar email you receive. 

How can I access a copy of the notes before the live webinar?
A copy of the presentation handout which can be used to take notes during the presentation will be sent one day prior to the event via the zoom confirmation email.  
How do I access the on-demand session?

After the live session, access to the on-demand sessions will be available via the Prescribing Omega-3 for Mood Disorders event web page. Simply click the “On Demand" button, which will lead you to the Bio Concepts on-demand registration page. Once you have completed the required details in the on-demand registration page, a copy of the recording will appear. Access to the on-demand webinars will be available until 12noon Monday 30th November 2020. A digital copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be available for download in the post on-demand webinar email you receive. 

Why was I taken to another website when I clicked the register button?

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I registered but I haven’t received my confirmation email?

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I can’t hear the presenter. How do I check my audio and connection?

We recommend joining the webinar a few minutes before it begins to ensure your audio is set up. 

Please follow this link for information on how to connect and check your audio settings. 

Am I eligible to claim CPE points for attending this live/ on-demand webinar?

Yes, you will earn 1 CPE point for the webinar (45-minute online webinar and 15 minutes Q&A time). A certificate will be available for download in the post live webinar email you receive. Please note that if you have registered for the on-demand webinars only you will receive your CPE Certificate after Monday 12noon30th November 2020. 

How do I ask questions during the live webinar?

You can type your question anonymously into the “Q&A” part of the task bar (at the bottom of your screen). Questions will be addressed by our presenter in the Q&A session in the last part of the webinar. The “upvote” function can be used to agree with questions asked by other participants. You can also “raise your hand” to flag your interest in the topic. 

Please follow this link for more information. 

NB: While our presenters endeavour to address all questions during the session, we will sometimes need to communicate responses via email post-event. 




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