I’m telling you all of this because often when people think of mental illness they picture that homeless man on the beach.
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$115 million in new mental health programs.
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Many people often ask me: "You’re a paramedic, what’s the worst thing you’ve ever seen?”
The government will spend an extra $350 million on the issue.
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There are strategies that work.
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There's a huge difference.
Showing genuine compassion is the key.
The creation of solid and focussed multi-agency networks will be the real game-changer.
Business and community leaders gathered for the Lifeline #StopSuicideSummit in partnership with HuffPost Australia and Twitter Australia
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The hunger for shared experiences related to mental illness is strong.
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Too much accountability for the national suicide rate has been placed at the feet of mental health professionals and services.
Props to Emma Stone for seeking help for anxiety. The Oscar winner opened up in a new video from the Child Mind Institute about how methods like therapy and meditation help her manage the condition, w...
It's hard to walk in the shoes of someone with a serious mental health condition, but art can play a major role in bridging the divide. Kate Fenner, an 18-year-old artist, tapped into this exact creat...
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A complex set of genetic and environmental factors is behind the mental illness.
But no causation between the Pill and depression remains.
Leaving the supernatural world of sport and crossing the line back into the ordinary world can be the toughest game of all.
And Llew O'Brien had to hit rock bottom and survive PTSD to get there.
An artist with schizophrenia has created a series of images illustrating her hallucinations in the hope of destroying misconceptions around mental health issues. Kate Fenner, 18, was finally diagnosed...
‘The reality of it is really daunting. It’s overwhelming.’
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The point at which women need medical help is sooner than we think.
We have a long way to go when it comes to having a healthy, productive dialogue about mental health. Case in point? Reactions to the death of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez, 27, died by...
And twice as many teenage girls are affected as boys.
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‘There’s a lot of shame attached to mental illness, you feel like something’s wrong with you.’
The Duke of Cambridge has called for an end to the "stiff upper lip" culture in a bid to encourage more people to open up about mental health issues - especially men. The interview, which appeared in...
'There's a lot of shame attached to mental illness.'
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For some kids, just getting to school is a huge achievement.
Prince Harry has been praised by mental health experts for revealing that he sought counselling two decades after his mother's death. The prince, who was just 12 when Princess Diana died in 1997, told...
‘Now I feel f***ing awesome!’
"Identity is a huge part. You start sport young and it becomes intertwined with who you are for so long. Then overnight it's gone."
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John Legend has revealed he wasn't "emotionally prepared" for dealing with his wife Chrissy Teigen's battle with postnatal depression. The 38-year-old, who is dad to one-year-old Luna with Teigen afte...
Keep your friends close, and your siblings closer.