A mother’s heartbreak at losing a child

Story Published: 29 Aug 2015

FOR Karyn-Ann Whalon the loss of her daughter Chloe-Ann to suicide has torn the Gulmarrad mother into pieces.

Death, Editors Picks, Family, Mental Health, Suicide

Sydney Swans superstar Lance Franklin's future in doubt

Story Published: 9 Sep 2015

The football future of Sydney Swans superstar Lance Franklin is uncertain after the club revealed he was dealing with an...

Afl, Lance Franklin, Mental Health, Sydney Swans

From foetal position to full of life, Mandy is out of dark

Story Published: 26 Sep 2015

CURLING into the foetal position while showering was where Mandy Brown found herself during one of her lowest episodes of...

Bipolar, Depression, Mandy Brown, Mental Health, Suicide

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

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

Volunteers prove generosity is naturally healthy

Story Published: 12 May 2015

My four year-old grandson looked with awe at the chocolate iced donut.

Confidence, Depression, Generosity, Giving, Illness, Key To Happiness, Mental Health, National Volunteer Week, Volunteers

Inquiry to probe deaths of teenage mental health patients

Story Published: 13 Jul 2015

A COMMISSION of inquiry will investigate the previous Queensland government's closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre in...

Editors Picks, Mental Health

Program helps Mick come back from drug addiction, depression

Story Published: 10 Jul 2015

THREE years ago spiralling depression and related drug addiction brought Mick’s life to a dire place.

Depression, Drug Addiction, Drugs, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Merit Program

'How do you protect your kids from themselves?'

Story Published: 1 Jun 2015

A RATBAG. The life of the party, with the goofiest laugh you can imagine and a kind and caring heart.

Editors Picks, Mental Health, Mental Health Awareness Week, Suicide, Suicide Prevention

Skydiving helps save gay woman from depression

Story Published: 27 Jul 2015

A LEAP at a height of 12,000 feet was a life-saving experience for Hervey Bay’s Fern Talladine.

Depression, Extreme Sports, Mental Health, Skydiving

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