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mental health


The Pharmacists’ Support Service urges pharmacists impacted by bushfires to seek help if they need it With fires raging in Queensland, NSW and Western Australia there are sure to be …

Pharmacists and other health professionals provide a crucial role in supporting people who are struggling with mental illness or at risk of suicide Lauren* struggled in secret for years with …

Canberra pharmacist Elise Apolloni has been named in the ACT’s Mental Health Awards for her work in creating a mentally healthier community and workplace Ms Apolloni, who has in the …

Profession’s role discussed as $1 million funding announced for community pharmacists in drought-stricken regional areas to deliver mental health support The role of community pharmacists in mental health care has …

New data have shown significant mental health issues among Australian women, with more than a third saying they have had depression or anxiety The results of the fifth annual Jean …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of nutrient supplements in the treatment of mental disorders A meta‐review of meta‐analyses of randomized controlled trials of …

Carlene McMaugh discusses the link between bipolar disorder and diabetes mellitus… including the role of treatment The link between Bipolar Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus has been well documented for several …

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 …