Therapies

Women’s Mental Health Concerns – And What Can Be Done

The tragic deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and renowned chef Anthony Bourdain in early June brought the topics of suicide and mental health to the forefront of minds across America. Heartbreakingly, their stories are unique [...]

Here’s when you should discuss mental health with your partner, according to relationships experts

Living with a mental illness is never easy. It can be hard at times to even understand your own mind, let alone have to explain it to someone else. But once you begin dating someone seriously, [...]

Documenting three good things could improve your mental well-being in work

The UK is facing a mental health crisis in the workplace. Around 4.6m working people – 7% of the British population – suffer from either depression or anxiety. In total, 25% of all EU citizens will [...]

This is how to eat your way to a better brain

From preventing Alzheimer’s disease to treating depression, the field of neuro-nutrition is making some remarkable discoveries. These are the top nutrients for brain performance.   Why does India have such low rates of Alzheimer’s disease? It [...]

Farmer’s recovery from depression which led to two suicide attempts shows cost of drought at family level

DAIRY farmer Steve Germon knows what it’s like to be on the brink of suicide. He has been there twice in the past three years. He can’t remember what saved him in 2015, but those lonely [...]

Emotional clutter can impact your life

Can you imagine trying to clean your home or hold a dinner party with moving boxes stacked up all over the place? Picture how you’d be limited in walking from room to room. That’s exactly what [...]

Feeling okay about feeling bad is good for your mental health

When you have a negative emotion, are you upset or disappointed in yourself? Do you feel “bad” or “guilty” about this emotion? If so, you may be at risk for poorer longer-term psychological health. A study [...]

Rural and Remote Mental Health Services in Need of Overhaul

Mental health services in rural and remote areas needs a complete overhaul according to the National Rural Health Alliance, which has found there are only two psychiatrists for every 100,000 people in remote Australia. NRHA undertook [...]

Hunt announces $160m for mental health

A national funding boost will help address service gaps for Australians with mental illness and psychosocial disability to who aren’t covered by the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a peak mental health body. Health Minister [...]

Five things schools can do to help pupils’ mental health

There is a growing crisis within children’s mental health, and this is not a term used lightly – between 2010 and 2015 there was a 50% increase in hospital admissions because of children self-harming. And in [...]