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Postpartum psychosis: research reveals full recovery possible within weeks ⋅ The Guardian AustraliaBut new research has found that if properly recognised and treated, women experiencing postpartum psychosis could make a full recovery... more
Are eating disorders being forgotten in the fight for wellbeing in the legal profession? ⋅ Lawyers WeeklyA recent study of American law students found that 27 per cent of law students suffer from eating disorders, with a diagnosis rate of only... more
Mental illness rates rise in young people: Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute ⋅ Sydney Morning HeraldA joint report from Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute has revealed high rates of likely mental illness in teenagers, with young... more
Budget to deliver telehealth boost for rural psychological services ⋅ Department of HealthPeople living in rural and remote regions of Australia will get the same access to psychologists as those living in major cities, under a... more
Prince William warns "stiff upper lip" can damage mental health ⋅ Sydney Morning HeraldThe princes, together with William's wife Kate, are spearheading a campaign called Heads Together that encourages people to open up about... more
‘New’ mentally ill patients join NDIS ⋅ The AustralianAbout half of the 4760 people with psychosocial disabilities who have accessed the NDIS in the trial sites are “new” clients and had not ... more
It’s not just mums who get post-natal depression ⋅ News.com.auOne in seven fathers deal with psychological distress when they are new dads and one in ten suffers with post-natal depression.
Mental Health Carers NSW: The Economic Value of Informal Mental Health Caring Report 2017 ⋅ Mental Health Carers NSWIt has long been recognised that informal carers constitute a significant ‘hidden’ workforce in Australia.
The app, developed by SANE Australia, sends a notification to a specified person when the person with bipolar's activities start deviating... more
For someone who has a serious mental health issue, navigating the justice system can be especially difficult