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Once-popular party drug ketamine now used to treat severe depression

Once-popular party drug ketamine now used to treat severe depression

It was in November 2012 that Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry [...]

Depression increases with age: study

Depression increases with age: study

People get more depressed after the age of 65, says an English study using data on older Australians. It’s the first to show depressive symptoms continue to increase throughout old age, says lead researcher Dr Helena [...]

More than a third of Christians have suffered mental health issues

More than a third of Christians have suffered mental health issues

More than a third of Christians have suffered mental health issues, according to a survey by Christian Research to coincide with World Mental Health Day. Over 35 per cent had experienced some form of mental health issue [...]

$12m to rebuild mental health care for youth in Qld: Howard

$12m to rebuild mental health care for youth in Qld: Howard

MENTAL health services remained in the spotlight this week with Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard addressing Parliament yesterday on the government’s commitment to support services in regional areas. During Mental Health Week last week, Health Minister [...]

In Honor of World Mental Health Day Here’s My Mental Heath Story

In Honor of World Mental Health Day Here’s My Mental Heath Story

I remember the first time I knew something was wrong. I was in my junior year of high school when I thought about what would happen if I purposely fell down the stairs. I’d always been [...]

Unemployment takes its toll on young people’s mental health

Unemployment takes its toll on young people’s mental health

Young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) are committed to working but vulnerable to experiencing mental health problems, according to a new study by researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & [...]

Why managers are more prone to depression

Why managers are more prone to depression

You’ve taken the leap from front-line individual contributor to professional manager. How do you feel? Proud? Excited? How about depressed? Middle managers are the most likely people in an organisation to suffer from depression, according to [...]