How to Work with Someone with Depression

With over 300 million people worldwide affected by depression, chances are good that you know or work with someone who deals with the illness on a daily basis. Depression can affect a person’s ability to perform simple tasks, thereby making...

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What It’s Like To Suffer From Schizophrenia

Despite gaining greater media coverage there continue to be certain stigmas surrounding mental health issues. Those who suffer from mental illnesses continue to suffer from social stigma and alienation through less than flattering depictions...

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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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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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The Mental Health Statistics Australia Needs to Know

Mental health in Australia is starting to get the attention it deserves – but to make a difference, we must also refer to the facts. Read on to discover the mental health statistics Australia needs to know in order to be better informed on how to...

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The Growing Toll of Mental Illness

Matthew Johnstone was a block away from New York’s twin towers when they collapsed in 2001, leaving him covered in a thick layer of ash. As the high-flying advertising creative director dusted himself off, he thought about the fragility of...

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The Stop Mental Illness Stigma Charter

The 2018 International Mental Health Conference is almost upon us again, this year the conference will be held over the 8th – 10th August at the RACV Royal Pines on the Gold Coast, Queensland. This annual conference is now in its 19th year and...

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