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mental illness


Community pharmacists are generally willing to deliver services to patients with mental illness, but there are issues with confidence and stigma, according to a new survey US researchers recently carried …

Doctors are calling for a national, overarching mental health plan, and proper investment into both prevention and treatment of mental illnesses Almost one in two Australian adults will experience a …

People living with serious mental health issues are significantly more likely to be obese, have diabetes and high cholesterol Simon Rosenbaum, Society For Mental Health Research Early Career Fellow, UNSW Australia; Katherine …

A Peer Health Coaching Program from mental health charity, SANE Australia, in partnership with Neami National, aims to change the fact that Australians living with mental illness – especially severe, …

The incidence of depression, stress and anxiety has grown alongside the unemployment figures, according to Roy Morgan research which has found the two trends are closely linked – especially for …

Internationally recognised scientists, Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert and Dr Tom Weickert have recently reported that the drug raloxifene – an oestrogen-based medication – already used in the treatment of cancer …

Jack Heath, CEO of mental health organisation SANE Australia, has called for a five year coordinated national campaign to reduce mental illness stigma. “Stigma prevents people getting the help they …