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mental health


How can pharmacists identify and support people who may be thinking about suicide? Pharmacists are “primely positioned” to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and provide pathways …

PSS responds to a young female pharmacist’s account of being sexually harassed by a colleague while she was an intern (warning: this article may trigger distress for some readers) A …

The Health Minister has announced a series of plans to improve Australia’s mental health, including aiming for a zero suicide target Delivering a world-best mental health system is the main …

The Health Minister “just does not get it or does not care” about Australians not filling scripts due to cost, says pharmacist politician Emma McBride In the House of Representatives …

After partnering with men’s mental health foundation Gotcha4Life, Chemist Warehouse has announced it has raised a million dollars Gotcha4Life aims to make a significant impact in the men’s mental health …

Louis Roller lists 10 pharmacist counselling points for people with depression “If there be a hell on earth, it is to be found in a melancholy man’s heart.” —Robert Burton, …

Chemist Warehouse has partnered with media personality Gus Worland to take action on men’s health The two are supporting the launch of the 2019 Gotcha4Life campaign, which raises awareness and …

Pharmacy PhD scholarships now available for mental health medicine support services  Australian universities are offering scholarships for pharmacists interested in mental health medicine support services.  The University of Sydney and …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Pharmacists, other health professionals and the community are all facing a tough time in the months and years ahead, following the tragedy in Christchurch Fifty people are now confirmed dead, …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at the very common issue of anxiety Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid dangerous situations or heightens our …

Health Minister solidifies support for community pharmacy, announcing new $5 million mental health trial program, reduced PBS payment times and guaranteed AHI rates at APP2019 Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt …