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Are eating disorders being forgotten in the fight for wellbeing in the legal profession? ⋅ Lawyers Weekly

A 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 Herald

A 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 Health

People 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 Herald

The 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 Australian

About 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 ⋅

One 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 NSW

It has long been recognised that informal carers constitute a significant ‘hidden’ workforce in Australia.

App to track bipolar disorder would flag manic episodes, developer SANE Australia says ⋅ ABC News

The app, developed by SANE Australia, sends a notification to a specified person when the person with bipolar's activities start deviating... more

ABC Radio Sydney: Forensic psychiatrist Dr Kerri Eagle ⋅ ABC News

For someone who has a serious mental health issue, navigating the justice system can be especially difficult

Twitter, ReachOut partner up to help young people cope with barrage of bad news online ⋅ ABC News

Twitter has worked with ReachOut to create factsheets, including "Dealing With Bad World News", "Understanding Terrorism?", and "What Is... more