Major Funding Boost for the Treatment of Personality Disorders

Pictured left to right: Professor Brin Grenyer (Director Project Air Strategy), NSW Minister for Mental Health Jai Rowell MP, Karina Whitehurst...

15th International Mental Health Conference 2014 Launch

The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association is pleased to announce the 15th International Mental Health Conference will be held at the

New options and new angles on suicide prevention & support

With new technology comes new opportunities. The proliferation of smart phones, creates an opportunity for the development of mental health specific...

Community mental health services and Non-Government Organisations

With the advent of community mental health services now being provided by Non-Government Organisations, it is becoming evident that we are catching...

What can health professionals do about social determinants of mental health?

Dr Matthew Fisher Public health research in developed countries consistently demonstrates that rates of the more common forms of mental...

MYTHS EXPOSED: Stopping smoking does not make your mental illness worse!

Dr Mark Ragg Smoking is more common among people with mental illness than among the general population (32% versus under 20%). However,...

Depression May Worsen Over Time in Addiction-Prone Women

FRIDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) by -- Robert PreidtDepression symptoms increase over time for women in their 30s and 40s who are prone to...

Youth Ask the South Australian Government Not to Close Down Eating Disorder Unit

Young people have asked the South Australian government not to risk their lives by closing an eating disorder unit. As parliament sat for the second...

The federal government says it is spending more than ever before on mental health services

The federal government says it is spending more than ever before on mental health services but admits it can do better.Mental Health Minister Mark...

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