The Growing Toll of Mental Illness

Matthew Johnstone was a block away from New York’s twin towers when they collapsed in 2001, leaving him covered in a thick layer of ash. As the high-flying advertising creative director dusted himself off, he thought about the fragility of...

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Recognising What Triggers Your Anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia, with approximately 2 million people experiencing the condition. You may not be able to prevent your anxiety from surfacing, but you can manage it. Recognising what triggers your...

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How Pregnancy Impacts Womens’ Mental Health

A study by the World Health Organisation found that worldwide, about 10% of pregnant women and 13% of women who have just given birth experience a mental disorder. Pregnancy impacts both your physical and mental health in large-scale and often...

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Self-Care Activities That Can Help Your Mental Health

When people have mental health troubles their self-care often falls by the wayside. A number of problems, including depression, can sap your motivation to perform daily tasks. When you don’t clean, exercise or cook reasonable meals for yourself...

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Want to make a difference in Mental Health?

Explore HETI’s Postgraduate Courses in Applied Mental Health Studies and Psychiatric Medicine At the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), students are equipped to lead the recovery-oriented, clinical care of people with lived...

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