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Just under half of patients treated by the Western Sydney based MHAAT have bypassed hospital emergency wards since October 2015.
Internet addiction: are your kids at risk? ⋅ Australian Financial ReviewMental health experts have noticed a sharp rise in patients requiring treatment for online addictions, even if it’s not the main reason... more
A community-based support service to prevent Indigenous suicides is getting a $10 million boost as the Government begins to roll it out... more
Treasurer Scott Morrison announced the review on Friday with a position paper to be released in May, followed by a report in September.
Physical health ignored in people with mental illness ⋅ The ConversationAustralians with serious mental illness are living on average for 10-32 years less than the rest of the population.
Depression May Be As Bad For The Heart As Obesity ⋅ Huffington PostNew research suggests that depression may be one of the top risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Older Australians living in nursing homes have some of the highest rates of depression and anxiety, but most are excluded from Medicare-... more