Mental health stigma entrenched in Victoria Police

Victoria Police’s “suck it up” culture has created a widespread mental health crisis within the force, a damning report has found as reported by The Age. Hundreds of officers are on leave for psychological issues and three have...

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Mental health crisis deepens for emergency workers

At least five Victorian police officers, paramedics and firefighters are taking leave for psychological injuries every week, as new data shows worsening mental health among frontline staff. WorkSafe statistics obtained by Fairfax Media reveal the...

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Young women are suffering a mental health crisis

Originally published by The New Daily, 8 September 2015 New evidence has revealed that young women suffer staggering rates of sleeplessness is reportedly symptomatic of a far deeper, more troubling problem of mental health decline being ignored...

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Early Bird Registration Closing Soon!

You are invited to The 7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, held from the 26 – 28 October 2015 at the Novotel Forest Resort Creswick, VIC. Early Bird registration for the Conference will close Friday 18 September so make sure...

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Suicide bid after hospital snub

SOURCE:  Tony Moore  (brisbanetimes.com.au senior reporter) Feb 6th 2014 More than 600 complaints were made about mental health services in Queensland between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2012. A girl taken to a regional Queensland hospital after...

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