The Importance of Sleep for Better Mental Health

A popular saying teaches us that “it’s hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.” Numerous studies have reached the same conclusion; they just phrased it in less poetical terms. The sleep science underlines the close relationship...

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When and How to Take a Mental Health Day

We all need it – but, what do you do once you have it? If you’re struggling with how to most effectively use a mental health day, take a read and discover how to make the day count. Is it the right time? Determining when to take a mental health...

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PM to flag mental health boost for bush

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to start providing life-saving mental health care to remote parts of Australia from next year after the federal government provided an $84 million funding boost. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make the...

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Four ways alcohol is bad for your health

In Australia, almost 6,000 deaths a year can be attributed to alcohol, as well as around 400 hospitalisations a day. While drinking has declined in some segments of the population, with related stabilising of rates of death and illness, these...

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