The first step to helping someone with depression

Story Published: 17 Mar 2016

A NUMBER of people emailed me after last week's column, asking if I could talk more about how to help people experiencing...

Depression, Editors Picks, Mental Health, Mental Illness

Government told to keep dementia funding in mind

Story Published: 5 Feb 2016

THE Federal Government has been urged to inject $100 million more into efforts to combat dementia and provide care for...

Australian Government, Dementia, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Politics

Petition created to have PTSD awareness posters put back up

Story Published: 24 Feb 2016

11.15am: AN ONLINE petition has been created to put to Stockland to have a PTSD awareness poster put back up for the...

Jamie Cassidy, Mental Health, Ptsd, Stockland Rockhampton, Suicide, Walking Wounded

Why bloggers like Belle Gibson fake sickness online

Story Published: 1 May 2015

SITTING in front of a computer screen, you can be anybody, with any tragic life story, and suddenly win thousands of new...

Belle Gibson, Blogging, Health, Mental Health

Kate Miller-Heidke music helping teens with mental health

Story Published: 7 Nov 2015

DARLING Downs musician Kate Miller-Heidke is improving the lives of teenagers struggling with mental health problems.

Kate Miller-Heidke, Mental Health

Springborg to face inquiry into the deaths of three teens

Story Published: 28 Jan 2016

THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane.

Commission Of Inquiry, Editors Picks, Mental Health

Mental health worker had abusive sex with young client

Story Published: 27 Nov 2015

A BYRON Bay mental health worker who started a violent sexual relationship with a young client has been barred from working...

Abuse, Andreas Kirbach, Byron Bay, Counsellor, Courts, Editors Picks, Health Care Complaints Commission, Mental Health, Northern Nsw Local Health District

Sleep struggles impact mental and physical health

Story Published: 9 Jul 2015

CHRONIC lack of sleep can be as debilitating as a serious illness and result in conditions as severe as depression...

Editors Picks, Health, Mental Health, Sleep

Mentally ill homeless on the rise

Story Published: 11 Dec 2015

HOMELESS people with mental health issues have become the fastest growing group seeking homelessness services.

Homeless, Mental Health

Family’s desperate bid to bring son’s body home to Tara

Story Published: 10 Apr 2016

The heartbroken family and friends of a young Tara man who took his own life over Easter are trying to bring his body...

Bundaberg, Codey Burnett, Crowdfunding, Depression, Family, Help, Lifeline, Lifeline Darling Downs And South West Queensland, Mental Health, Mourning, Suicide, Tara, Youth Suicide

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