Worsening drought in Queensland’s central-west is now having a severe impact in small towns, with some businesses reporting turnovers have halved in the past two years.
Melbourne’s Metropolitan Fire Bureau (MFB) says it is seeing an increase in house fires associated with hoarding in the Victorian capital, and wants more support for people suffering from the disorder.
IT’S SOMETHING none of us really want to think about all that much. But research released today provides new insight into the leading causes of death among Australians, and what are our biggest killers.
People who’ve been diagnosed with severe mental illnesses are from three to ten times more likely to become victims of violent and non-violent crimes than members of the general population, according to a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry
SUBSTANCE abuse and its link to mental health were the focusses of an information evening and training course in Naracoorte last week. The public was invited to come and learn more about the ins and outs of dealing with a person suffering from drug and alcohol related depression in an information forum last Wednesday night.