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Take a moment to consider the acquaintances you talk to every day: It could be a coworker, neighbor or even a favorite barista. They smile, chat about their weekend plans and ask after your kids. Now...
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Another day, another abhorrent comment about mental health from Donald Trump. This time the Republican presidential nominee targeted veteran's mental health ― particularly those vets experiencing post...
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Australia's most prominent mental health advocate Patrick McGorry and the nation's peak mental health group have called for the same-sex marriage plebiscite to be dumped because of the significant har...
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Her gorgeous photos make an important statement.
Teens who used the patch or the IUD were the most at risk.
One person takes their own life every three hours.
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Is sharing a selfie on Facebook an effective way to stop someone who is seriously considering taking their life? The truth is, we really don’t know. What we do know is that conversations and awareness are only the first steps to saving a life.
Society's attitude toward psychological disorders needs to change.
The charity's Loneliness Survey has some sad results.
It wasn't until I attended college that I realized depression wasn't just being sad all the time. As I began to realize and track my symptoms, I learned that my most intense symptom is lack of motivation. When my depression hits, there's no such thing as motivation anymore. It's instant, and I do not get a say.
Depression and sleep have a complicated but close relationship: Studies suggest as many as 75 percent of people with depression also have symptoms of insomnia. And other research suggests having insom...
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It's the pit in my stomach that opens up every time he’s late to meet me... the unanswered phone calls, the delayed texts. The fear that I will one day miss something. The self-imposed responsibility that I’ve felt to keep him alive.
Because mental health matters at work, too.
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Which five things can you start doing today?
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Besides showing us that this government has no legislative agenda, on Monday we learned that government senators have an inability to speak for the people that elected them. Off the cuff, without the talking points, they are completely inept.
'I wanted people to know they're not alone and that there are people in this parliament who are going to focus on this issue'.
I'm not sure why a profession of carers is so bad at looking after its own, why smart intelligent professionals from all areas are comfortable condemning their employees and colleagues to misery.
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Shannon Nevin has set up a Sydney event to encourage people to talk about mental health.
The House of Reps was silent, and then united in applause.
2,864 Australians took their own life in 2014.
Me: 'What could possibly go wrong today?' Anxiety: 'I'm so glad you asked.'
The lives of New York medics called to the World Trade Centre have been changed forever.
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There has not yet been a day when I don't think of my husband, and there may never be. The glue that holds my heart together hasn't dried, it may always feel tacky to touch. But in taking a deep look I noticed that where there is a scar there has also been healing.
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From surfing to the election, it's all good.
Because pain may be unseen, but it should not be unspoken.
Suicide is the biggest killer of Australians aged 15 to 24. Not cars, not drugs. Not terrorist incidents. No; it's a world of nothing. A long strip of anxiety-inducing grey. And only one in four are getting the help they need.
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Toughing it out is killing our men.
A raw look at the relationship women have with their bodies.
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Many of these young boys are having their first sexual experience to online porn well before a real life sex experience. This can manifest itself as confusion for men who may never know the difference between making love and re-enacting porn.
A special report from SBS reveals the devastating effect bullying has on victims and their families in Australia.