2019 Calendar

Favourite blogs of 2019

It’s the silly season again! Christmas trees, celebrations and generally too much food! It’s also a great time of year to look back at the previous twelve months at some of our blogs that were really popular.


What is a K10 “depression test” and how can it help?

Are you suffering from depression or are you just going through a tough patch and feeling sad? Sometimes it can be very difficult to know the difference. If you’re interested in learning more about your emotions, you might want to read more information about the K10 “depression test.”



Ideas for World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is all about raising awareness about the various mental health issues that affect so many people around the globe. But what are some great ways to raise awareness?

This article discusses some of those ideas.



Shift work and mental health

Shift work isn’t like working 9 to 5. You eat dinner at odd hours, you wake up at odd hours and you sometimes have breakfast when everybody else is going to bed. Any way you look at it, shift work affects your mental health and wellbeing.

In this article we’re going to take a look at some things you can do to look after yourself while working those odd hours.



What is active listening and how can you be a better listener

Being a good listener comes naturally to some, but for others it might take a bit of work and awareness. If you’re one of those who could be a better listener, we’ve got some easy tips for you.



Eating disorders myths and facts

There’s so many myths around eating disorders that sometimes those at risk may not even be aware they have one.  Let’s break down the myths surrounding eating disorders and get straight to the facts.



Top five resources


Need help? You can chat to a professional counsellor 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 1300 059 625 or register for online counselling.

You can also find support services in northern Queensland or complete a self-administered K10 test for depression and anxiety. You can also join the online mental health forum to talk with like-minded people.