The Psychological and Social Benefits of Playing Cards

Games can be more than just a fun way to pass time; they also offer a number of mental health benefits as well, encouraging socialisation, alleviating stress and keeping the mind sharp and active. While we typically think of card and board games...

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Developing Mentally Healthy Workplaces

It is no surprise that mental health is finally becoming a topic of discussion in modern workplaces. Spending most of our time working may influence our mental health practices and how we integrate self-care into our professional...

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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 know is suffering from a psychiatric illness, please consult a healthcare professional immediately...

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How to Obtain Funding for Mental Health Research

Mental Health Research Funding in 2019 Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission Announced in the 2018-19 budget, the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission is an Australian Government initiative aiming to support one million people with...

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4 Common Myths About Schizophrenia

In recognition of Schizophrenia Awareness Week (20 – 27 May), we’re busting the myths about schizophrenia. Find out more about this disorder – with greater education and awareness, we can break the stigma of mental health. Myth 1: Violence is...

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3 Least Expected Illnesses Related to Depression

Major depressive disorder or depression is a serious medical illness that is characterised by feelings of sadness, loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, lack of energy, and sleep disturbances. Severe cases may include the following...

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