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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Local artist's passion helps him beat the black dog

Story Published: 24 Oct 2015

JAMES Hill is not unlike the Volkswagens in the pictures he draws and paints or the ’64 Beetle he has been working on in...

Beetle, Black Dog, Depression, Local Artist, Mental Health, Sunshine Coast, Volksagen

Trapped behind a wall of depression: ‘Please get help’

Story Published: 20 Nov 2015

FOR nine months, retiree Jan Cole felt trapped behind a wall of depression, paranoia and anxiety.

Anxiety, Depression, Maryborough Hospital, Mental Health

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