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Chance to yarn about suicide prevention ⋅ Moree Champion

We-Yarn suicide prevention workshops specifically targeted at Aboriginal people are being rolled out across rural NSW.

Ahlia Raftery inquest shows change needed ⋅ ABC News

An inquest into the death of teenager in a Newcastle mental health unit has led to recommendations to improve patient care.

6 ways men can take better care of their health ⋅ The University of Sydney

Understanding the biological and psychological differences of men’s health is a crucial step in providing effective healthcare.

Personality traits that predict drug problems ⋅ The Sydney Morning Herald

Four personality traits have been shown by researchers to predict those teenagers at high risk of becoming binge drinkers.

The reality of preschool anxiety disorders ⋅ Psych Central

Almost 20% of pre-schoolers (aged 3 to 4) have an anxiety condition. 

Australians on disability pensions rise ⋅ The Sydney Morning Herald

The proportion of Australians receiving a disability pension for psychiatric conditions has risen significantly.

Push for MPs, mayors to learn suicide prevention ⋅ Huffington Post

A federal and state MP have jointly called for politicians to undertake suicide prevention training.

Chemical restraint: Behind locked doors ⋅ The University of Melbourne

The time has come for definition and regulation of chemical restraint.

Engaging young men is key ⋅ Huffington Post

Much more needs to be done to develop health services that are relevant and meet the needs of young men.

New Headspace centres for NSW ⋅ Namoi Valley Independent

Four new Headspace services will be rolled out to Armidale, Moree, Gunnedah and Narrabri.

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