A young voice on the topic of rural depression

By Sally Bryant ABC RURAL As the eastern states move deeper into drought, as the Federal Government considers its options for drought support, and state governments are forced to expand assistance packages, the issue of rural mental health is...

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Mental Health Boost via Online Plans

By JODIE STEPHENS  Nov. 23, 2013, 1 a.m. TASMANIAN researchers hope several in-development computer programs will change the way mental health services are delivered to remote and rural communities. Researchers at the University of Tasmania are...

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Australian Workers – Unsatisfied and Stressed Out

New survey reveals insights into the psychological health of Australian workers A new survey conducted by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) has shed light on elevated stress levels in the workplace in the past 12 months and its impact on...

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Mental health stigma

Mental health stigma still affecting Australian workers, with research showing 4 in 10 hide depression from employers By Matthew Grimson Four out of 10 Australians who take sick leave for depression keep it hidden from their employer, with almost...

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Rural obesity is high

Rural Obesity Stefan Juengling, The West Australian September 23, 2013, 3:33 pm A recent report has found WA residents living in rural and remote areas have higher rates of mental illness and obesity. The report, compiled by Thinktank Lateral...

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