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Often associated with veterans returning from war zones, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may not seem like something that might affect a child. But actually more than two thirds of children in t...
Men are three times more likely to die from suicide than women in UK, but a new report suggests education on suicide prevention and mental health is starting to pay off. A new masculinity audit shows...
A person may be smiling, they may have done their hair and makeup, they may seem completely "together", but that doesn't mean they're happy and well. Blogger Leyah Shanks has posted a poignant reminde...
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Mothers who give birth in the winter or spring months are less likely to suffer with postnatal depression (PND) than women who deliver during the summer or autumn, according to a new study. These find...
But there are steps you can take to combat online harassment.
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Having same-sex parents doesn't harm kids.
Sydney woman shares LGBTQ anguish during marriage postal survey.
Mental health organisations are pleading with the government to show more concern for the negative impact from the postal survey.
By allowing the term ‘mental illness’ to become overused and devoid of its real meaning, it could even -- at a stretch -- put lives at risk.
"Trying to get help was probably the first day where I showed any courage."
Historically, men have been told to be strong and silent, but new research suggests men are finally beating these outdated stereotypes and sharing their feelings with one another. In fact, the study f...
The sexual assault claims made about Harvey Weinstein have shocked the world, with more than 30 women coming forward, including many A-listers. The revelations are distressing enough for most readers,...
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The research reveals risk indicators for depression, and poor diet is just one of them.
Mental health services are also about to get a lot more accessible.
He's spoken about mindfulness two months after a heart disease diagnosis.
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For anyone starting out in a new relationship, there are bound to be lots of things you don't know about your partner - their favourite hobbies, the foods they hate, and any unsavoury bathroom habits...
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While the country may be in the midst of a mental health awakening, that doesn't mean talking about what's going on inside our heads is any easier - particularly when it comes to work. That's why the...
Nearly 20 years later, I still remember the struggle of growing up with a parent who had depression. As a child, I didn't understand what my mother was going through. I remember her seeking treatment...
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On #WorldMentalHealthDay, words are not enough.
As many as 3000 youth suicide attempts could be averted each year with a ‘Yes’ vote.
SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Jana's* hands tremble as she talks. You don't need to look very closely to see the criss-crossing tracks of scars on her forearm. The 23-year-old has, for years, cut herself...
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"I look at my own photos and ask myself why I don't look like that. How absurd."
It isn’t this season's 'latest trend', it’s always been there like a pair of well-worn denim jeans.
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It helps boost general happiness, even if you don't need it for clinical treatment.
And people are pleading their case with neighbours.
Depression doesn't always look like sadness.
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Despite growing public awareness of mental health issues, schizophrenia remains a widely misunderstood illness. According to a new survey from Rethink Mental Illness, 50% of people mistakenly think th...
R U OK Day in its purest form represents kindness: something we desperately need in this world today.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Selena Gomez attends the 2017 BoF 500 Gala at Public Hotel on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
'We cannot leave LGBTIQ Australians and their families on their own through this process'.
The pop star “had to lose a lot people” to find happiness.
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JK Rowling has issued a bold rebuttal to those who argue that "depression isn't real". The 'Harry Potter' author tweeted on the topic after MMA fighter and former 'Big Brother' contestant Andrew Tate...
According to the ABS, in 2015, 3,027 Australians died by suicide.