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mental health


Black Dog Institute researchers, in partnership with the Australian National University, University of Sydney, and the University of Virginia, have trialled SHUTi, an online CBT-based insomnia intervention to see if …

Lifeline Australia received more than 1m calls for help last year, a record in its 52 year history. The organisation received more than 70,000 calls a month since September last …

Eastern Melbourne PHN and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Victoria, today launched a mental health resource for pharmacists as part of the Pharmacy Integration Project Report. This Project was jointly developed by the …

Pharmacists will need to keep on top of their own health as well as the health of their business in 2016, writes Samantha Kourtis The last two years have been …

The Pharmacists’ Support Service is reminding Australian pharmacists that it is available throughout the holiday period for pharmacists who need to talk about pressures facing them. “Not everyone enjoys the …

While the forthcoming festive season is joyful for many, it can also be a sad and lonely time for the one in five Australians experiencing mental illness, says SANE Australia. …

The Australian Health Policy Collaboration at Victoria University has urged the Federal Government to address the strong link between chronic physical and mental ill health. Its latest paper Beyond the …

A leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention body has warned that Christmas is a susceptible time for both young and old in the community who may struggle with …

Christmas isn’t a happy time for everybody, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen, but pharmacists can help Christmas is usually a time for celebration, being with family and …

Advancing therapeutic knowledge and medication management will be the focus of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s 2016 NSW Annual Therapeutic Update Conference being held at Terrigal from March 4-6, 2016. …

A new atypical antipsychotic medication that provides a sustained improvement of the symptoms of schizophrenia with negligible effect on patients’ metabolic parameters has been welcomed by Australian experts.

The increasing roles that pharmacists and their national associations are taking in mental health care are illustrated in a new document from the International Pharmaceutical Federation. “Focus on mental health: …