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

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

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

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

Headspace extends help to parents concerned about kids

Story Published: 4 May 2015

MOTHERS are a key factor for young men to seek help for their mental health problems.

Headspace, Mental Health, Parenting

'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

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

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

Housing, money stresses worsen mental illness

Story Published: 12 May 2015

HEALTH authorities fear stress surrounding housing affordability exacerbates mental illness.

Housing Affordability, Mental Health

Our seniors losing the battle with depression, anxiety

Story Published: 4 Apr 2015

ONE of Australia’s foremost authorities on mental health has warned of a dire need for more mental health services targeted...

Depression, Mental Health

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