New 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
Australia's largest social enterprise employment facility has been opened by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Toowoomba.
The highest cause of absenteeism is a mental health day, not the flu, so it is costing the country over $12 billion a year in sick leave.
The Mental Health Commission of NSW joins calls for repeal of Medicare rule that bars nursing home residents from accessing key... more
One in four Australians will experience anxiety at some stage of their life, and it’s estimated that 7% of Australian kids have anxiety.
It is likely to be at least 10 years before any new generation of antidepressants comes to market.
A significant proportion of young people grappling with mental illness are already at university, or have the potential to be participating... more
Demand for the service at Dubbo and across the wider region was high as people struggled to deal with stress and issues including... more
A Fairfax Media investigation has revealed the mental health of aged-care residents suffers as a result of widespread neglect attributed to... more