Girls with Autism Flying Under the Radar but New Guidelines Could Help Doctors with Diagnosis

Emma Taylor spent her whole life believing that something was wrong with her.

Out Doors Inc. - A Mentally Healthy and Productive Workplace

Founded in 1987, Out Doors Inc. is a community managed mental health organisation. Our primary focus is to use the medium of outdoor adventure with...

Victorian Researchers Awarded $270 Million to Develop Next Generation Breakthroughs

Melbourne's world-class researchers have been handed more than 40 per cent of Australia’s latest medical research funding to spearhead the next...

Emeritus Professor Paul Worley Named Australia's First National Rural Health Commissioner

The development of pathways for rural doctors is the top priority for Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner.

Livewire, Starlight’s Adolescent Program Trialled at Royal Children's Hospital

Since 1988, the Starlight Children’s Foundation (Starlight) has been delivering programs in partnership with health professionals to support...

Compulsory Mental Health Treatment: Know Your Rights, Have Your Say

In Victoria, 10,000 people a year are placed on compulsory mental health treatment orders. For many, this can feel like their self-determination is...

Therapy Has Different Forms Than Chatting in a Room

Psychologist Maz Miller used to prescribe fresh air and exercise to her patients all the time, until one day she got tired of talking about it.

How People With Mental Illness Can Weather-Proof Finances for Bumpy Spending Patterns

Melbourne street artist Akemi Ito* once maxed out a credit card in a single day buying $3500 of homewares online.

How Better Designed Therapy Spaces Could Improve Mental Health Treatment

The buildings we inhabit can change the way we feel. That's particularly relevant when designing mental health spaces, and yet there are no real...

Medical Staff Mental Illness: Getting Help With No Fear

An expert advisory committee will examine how regulatory bodies can seek to protect patient safety without discouraging health practitioners from...