Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing: What Is It & Why Should I Bother?

We spend a lot of our time at work, and it can have an impact on our wellbeing both positive and negative. But what is a mentally healthy workplace?

Is Your Job Harming Your Mental Health?

The average person spends about one-third of their life at work. That’s a staggering statistic, but if it makes you feel down or stressed, it might...

3 Drivers of Opioid Dependence

Opioid dependence is a chronic, relapsing disease caused by opioids altering the brain’s neurobiology and changing the way someone thinks, feels and...

DSM-5 Criteria: A Tool for Diagnosing Opioid Dependence

In the last decade, drug overdoses have killed more Australians than road-traffic accidents. In fact, in 2019, opioids were involved in over half of...

The very real risks of opioid dependence in Australia

Opioid use is at an all-time high1 with 3 million people using opioids across Australia and 1.9 million estimated to initiate opioids every year2 –...

The Impact of Conversion Practices on Same-Sex Attracted People

Practices that intend to change or suppress an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity are harmful and have complex impacts on survivors....

Digital Health Software Expanding Group Programs for Child Mental Health

Michael, an educator from Canberra, joined the Secret Agent Society (SAS) just six month ago. No – he’s not an actual spy – instead he’s delivering...

Maintaining Eye Health for Mental Health

We all know that maintaining eye health is important, Indeed, potential vision loss is often one of the most feared aspects of ageing. It’s not...

Managing Mental Health Online After a Natural Disaster

The natural world is unpredictable and natural disasters or extreme weather events can create a sense of fear, uncertainty, and loss. Even once the...

Delivering Meaningful Support for Children and Families

The National Psychosocial Support Measure 8-17 Years About the program: Accoras was funded by the Brisbane South PHN to develop and pilot a...