Breaking the Silence on Mental Illness

By Alessandro R Demaio, Harvard University It is estimated that almost one-in-two Australians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime, and around 20% of us are affected by some form of mental disorder each year. Despite this, mental...

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Can people really be addicted to sex?

By Neil Levy, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health Is sex addiction real? That is, is it really a disorder, involving diminished control over behaviour? Questions such as these are difficult to answer because it’s always...

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Reach Out and Get Connected

Congratulations to Suicide Prevention Australia on the release of their thought provoking TV commercial entitled “Reach Out and Get Connected”. The project is about promoting the importance of reaching and connecting to service and support in the...

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Assessing Australia’s Progress in Suicide Prevention

The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association commends the National Coalition for Suicide Prevention for providing a discussion forum in response to the World Health Organization’s Report Preventing suicide: A global imperative. Join...

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