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Here’s how much it would cost the government to pay everyone who takes care of family with mental illness ⋅ The Conversation

Primary carers for people with mental illness in Australia do so for an average 36 hours per week.

Blue Mountains Grammar School gives students mental health skills to combat youth suicide ⋅ ABC News

A mental health advocate has teamed up with Blue Mountains Grammar School as part of its campaign to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Psychologists on trauma recovery ⋅ SBS News

According to experts, 70 per cent of us will experience trauma in one way or another.

Beyond Blue chair Jeff Kennett to be replaced by former PM Julia Gillard ⋅ ABC News

The prominent organisation was formed by Jeff Kennett in 2000, and he has been its chairman since then.

Men's self-reliance linked to risk of self-harm ⋅ Triple J Hack

For the first time large-scale empirical research has linked notions of what it is to be a man with suicidal thoughts.

Indigenous mental health a human issue ⋅ Charles Sturt University

A Charles Sturt University academic has supported the call by beyondblue to Close the Gap in Indigenous mental health inequality.

New Partnership Shows It’s ‘OK to Not Always Be OK at Work' ⋅ Pro Bono Australia

Disability not for profit EPIC Assist has joined forces with Mental Health at Work to educate employers through a series of workshops.

Creativity linked 'to higher risk of suicide ⋅ Sydney Morning Herald

For the first time, reliable data has shown that the suicide rate among people working in creative roles is significantly higher than the... more

MIND the GaP project underway at the UOW ⋅ Illawarra Mercury

A new purpose-built $2.5 million mental illness facility at the University of Wollongong’s Shoalhaven Campus is officially underway

Tackling Trauma: The Pain Behind The Blue Line ⋅ Huffington Post Australia

Police officers and lawyers dealing with trauma are never truly behind the scenes, they're the ones dealing with the aftermath - or in some... more

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