Unpacking Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Disorders

In Australia, one in five people experience a mental illness, but insurance coverage is still lacking when it comes to treating mental health...

Early Indicators of Future Psychiatric Illness

Important notice: the information in this article is not meant to diagnose or treat any medical condition. If you suspect that you or someone you...

4 Common Myths About Schizophrenia

In recognition of Schizophrenia Awareness Week (20 – 27 May), we’re busting the myths about schizophrenia.

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.

Mental Health and Homelessness - Housing Coupled with Support Brings Health and Economic Benefits

Mental health problems are far more common among people who are homeless. Not having a safe place to sleep causes further anxiety and stress on top...

Mental Illness Need Not Be a Death Sentence, Allan Fels Warns

People with a serious mental illness are dying on average 14 to 23 years earlier than other Australians, prompting a push for a national focus on...

Empowering consumers and carers across Victoria

Safeguarding rights, upholding the mental health principles and empowering consumers and carers across Victoria

How ‘real’ participation in a mental health program evaluation can contribute to a participant’s ‘recovery’.

How ‘real’ participation in a mental health program evaluation can contribute to a participant’s ‘recovery’. Dr. John Donnelly.

More mental health support desperately needed in rural areas.

An outpouring of support has been shown for a mother who keeps her 16-year old daughter in a "safe room", with the latest reports indicating the...

No, I Can't 'Just Relax': How I Learned To Manage My Anxiety Disorder

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