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Night phone use worsens teen mental health ⋅ News.com.au

Teenagers who use their mobiles late at night sleep worse than those who don't, leading to poorer mental health.

Virtual reality captures anguish of eating disorders ⋅ The Sydney Morning Herald

An Australian team is tackling ignorance about eating disorders with a world-first virtual reality film.

World-first study into psychological safety in the workplace launched ⋅ icare

icare and R U OK? today launched a world-first study into psychological safety in the workplace, showing that lower income-earning staff... more

What needs to happen to build resilience and improve mental health among junior doctors ⋅ The Conversation

A review of studies in the area found male doctors had a 26% higher risk of suicide, while female doctors had a 146% higher risk.

Lifeline seeks to reach out to Chinese community ⋅ SBS News

Lifeline has launched a new initiative to better connect with members of Australia's Chinese community.

Genomics study pieces together new anorexia links ⋅ InDaily

Research has shown for the first time that anorexia is genetically linked to metabolism and serious psychiatric conditions.

How childhood trauma can affect adult health ⋅ The Conversation

We must recognize – without judgement, but rather with compassion – that trauma is widespread.

Holding out hope for a Headspace Centre ⋅ Bega District News

​Primary Health Network provider Coordinaire is holding out hope that Bega may be the recipient of funding for a Headspace Centre. 

Eating disorders researchers survey 12,000 students ⋅ Newcastle Herald

12,000 NSW students are participating in The EveryBODY Study to help researchers detect rates of eating disorders.

Community input wanted for PHN's mental health plan ⋅ The Armidale Express

Hunter New England locals are invited to contribute to the development of a local mental health plan.

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