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Depression and loneliness in aged care

Why do so many people in aged care experience depression and loneliness? And what can you do about it?

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Understanding why someone would want to take their own life

What could drive someone to want to take their own life? Understanding why someone feels this way is the first step to helping them with their suicidal thoughts.

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The link between chronic disease, depression and anxiety

Why are people who live with chronic illness more likely to experience depression and anxiety?

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Looking after your mental health? Don’t forget your physical health.

Looking after your health won’t just make you happier. It may actually help you live longer (up to 20 years, according to new research).

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What is #CheckYourMates?

The #CheckYourMates campaign is remarkably simple and effective. Based on the principle of “prevention through connection” it urges people to check up on others to make sure they’re doing ok.

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Is social media bad for your mental health?

Is social media good or bad for your mental health? There’s really no simple answer.

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How can free online counselling help me?

The widespread adoption of the internet has brought with it many innovations. Mental health web chat counselling is one of them.

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Are you no longer drinking grog for fun?

Most people know that too much grog can affect their relationships, mental wellbeing and even their physical health. So why do they keep doing it?

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What is compulsive hoarding disorder?

Hoarding, also known as compulsive hoarding or hoarding disorder, is a disorder whereby a person feels an extreme attachment to a large amount of items, even if they are worthless or of little value.

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My workmates don’t know about my mental health condition

Should I tell my work colleagues about my depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, PTSD or any other mental health condition?

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