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mental health


Brisbane, Logan and the Redlands communities have been invited to take advantage of free suicide prevention training Community members and pharmacy staff from Brisbane, Logan, the Redlands and surrounding areas …

How pharmacists can play a leading role on the mental health frontline As well as being a Monash University master’s student, Kevin Ou also works in a community pharmacy in …

NAPSA and PSS renew Memorandum of Understanding The Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) and the National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU formalises …

Chemist Warehouse partners with Gotcha4Life to raise awareness and funds to build mental fitness Chemist Warehouse has partnered with media personality Gus Worland’s not-for-profit foundation, Gotcha4Life, to raise awareness and …

A pharmacist with major depression said she was fearful for her job when she provided prescription medicines to her colleagues’ family and friends The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has …

Pharmacists can be that one person who really makes a difference in mental health, writes Karalyn Huxhagen There are many bodies offering Mental Health First Aid courses e.g. Pharmaceutical Society …

Jala Moushi takes a look at the “murky waters” of a condition which is not uncommon, but often missed by health practitioners BN, a 33-year-old female, presents to my pharmacy …

Louis Roller takes a look at the different types and levels of anxiety, and how pharmacists can help Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid …

Some key final reports were issued this week, and more COVID-19 news In COVID-19 news, the TGA said it is set to start publishing weekly reports on adverse events related …

People are using drugs such as LSD, MDMA and psilocybin to self treat mental distress, with one pharmacist hoping they will be dispensed as medicines in the near future Results …

The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has outlined an “ambitious reform agenda” to redesign Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing system Welcomed by the Victorian …

Exposure to traumatic events commonly results in a degree of psychological distress. In most instances psychological symptoms of distress settle down in the days to weeks following the event. However, …