John Marsden: 'Whatever bad feelings you have will change'

Story Published: 11 Jul 2016

TOMORROW When the War Began author John Marsden took some time out to catch up with the Daily Mercury before travelling...

Author, Books, Mackay, Mental Heal, Mental Health

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

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

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

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

Mum: Ongoing battle with the system set son up for failure

Story Published: 21 May 2016

WHEN Jo Jensen’s son was diagnosed with schizophrenia she never expected it to be harder to deal with Queensland’s mental...

Fair Go, Mental Health, Rockhampton Hospital

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

Happiness is hard work, but then so is everything else

Story Published: 13 Aug 2016

HAVE you ever been told that you worry too much?

Mental Health, Mindfulness, Nick Bennett, Opinion, Weekend Magazine

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