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Mental health issues matter - The West Australian

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:24

The West Australian

Mental health issues matter
The West Australian
I'm more here to talk about why I think mental health issues are such a nuisance. Off the top, I would like to say I am in no way, shape or form a trained professional on this subject. I am just sharing my thoughts as a regular guy who has at times ...

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Study shows link between concussion and mental health - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:41

ABC Online

Study shows link between concussion and mental health
ABC Online
In Australia, four current and six former AFL players have spoken out publicly about their mental health challenges — but advocates say the number of those suffering out of the public eye is likely much higher. In 2006, former AFL player Wayne Schwass ...

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A young musician's handwritten note on his mental health - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 06:35

ABC Online

A young musician's handwritten note on his mental health
ABC Online
"I am writing this to open up a discussion on mental health," the note, shared on social media, read. It was written in long-hand — fittingly, it looked like a diary entry — and revealed a 10-month struggle with depression, of feeling overwhelmed and ...

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A young musician's handwritten note on his mental health - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 06:35

ABC Online

A young musician's handwritten note on his mental health
ABC Online
"I am writing this to open up a discussion on mental health," the note, shared on social media, read. It was written in long-hand — fittingly, it looked like a diary entry — and revealed a 10-month struggle with depression, of feeling overwhelmed and ...

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Low breastfeeding rates and formula marketing targeted by World ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 06:23

The Sydney Morning Herald

Low breastfeeding rates and formula marketing targeted by World ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Low breastfeeding rates and baby formula marketing have raised the ire of delegates at the World Health Organisation's Western Pacific meeting on Tuesday.

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New role a step towards addressing mental health crisis - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 04:21

Fraser Coast Chronicle

New role a step towards addressing mental health crisis
Fraser Coast Chronicle
FOR Stacey Cooper, mental health issues are no different to any other illness. A passion to help those who need it attracted her to her new role as an Independent Patient Rights Advisor with the Wide Bay. The position was introduced with the Mental ...

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World Mental Health Day: Shoes Lined Up Around The World To Show The Devastating Costs Of Suicide - Huffington Post Australia

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 03:24

Huffington Post Australia

World Mental Health Day: Shoes Lined Up Around The World To Show The Devastating Costs Of Suicide
Huffington Post Australia
Nicholas Stevens took his own life after multiple stints in an inpatient mental health care centre. He was 21 years old. In among the lines of shoes, Stevens' name could be found etched on a plaque placed on a park bench and dedicated to him with his ...

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Skin check, dexa scan, eye check: 6 health checks for your lunch ... - Body and Soul

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:35

Body and Soul

Skin check, dexa scan, eye check: 6 health checks for your lunch ...
Body and Soul
They're quick, insightful and however busy you might be - you have time for these.

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6 health tests you can do in your lunchbreak - Body and Soul

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:35

Body and Soul

6 health tests you can do in your lunchbreak
Body and Soul
It will measure your muscle mass, fat mass, body fat percentage, bone mineral density, estimation of Visceral Adipose (fat) tissue, estimation of resting metabolic rate along with recommendations for you to achieve peak health and fitness. Measure Up ...

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World Mental Health Day 2017: Men hide anguish before suicide - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:19

NEWS.com.au

World Mental Health Day 2017: Men hide anguish before suicide
NEWS.com.au
IMAGINE renting out your investment property. You use a real estate agent to manage it and rent usually drops into your account on time. A payment is late, you ...

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The day a landlord learned the sad truth about the man renting his house - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:19

NEWS.com.au

The day a landlord learned the sad truth about the man renting his house
NEWS.com.au
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How are small businesses addressing mental health? - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:42

ABC Online

How are small businesses addressing mental health?
ABC Online
While big business and corporates actively promote programs to address mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, the small business sector still lags behind. Leanne Faulkner shares her story of being a small business owner who suffered from ...

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Meet the boys motorbiking for mental health research - Cosmos

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:35

Cosmos

Meet the boys motorbiking for mental health research
Cosmos
Today we celebrate World Mental Health Day across the globe. For two Brisbane-born brothers however, it means much more as they finally end their epic 2.5 year fundraising journey in support of the Mental Health Research Program at QIMR Berghofer ...
Global mental health ride ends in BrisbaneSky News Australia

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Food industry stalling on health star rule review - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 19:49

Food industry stalling on health star rule review
ABC Local
The Government is reviewing a controversial rule in its Health Star Rating food labelling scheme that allows companies to rate products based on recommended preparation, rather than on standalone nutritional value — what public health advocates call ...

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World Mental Health Day: Julia Gillard And Beyondblue's Mission To ... - Huffington Post Australia

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 19:30

Huffington Post Australia

World Mental Health Day: Julia Gillard And Beyondblue's Mission To ...
Huffington Post Australia
When Julia Gillard left politics in 2013, she didn't have to look further than her own family for inspiration about what to do next. Gillard, Australia's 27th prime ...

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World Mental Health Day: Julia Gillard And Beyondblue's Mission To Help Anxious Australians Get Well - Huffington Post Australia

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 19:20

Huffington Post Australia

World Mental Health Day: Julia Gillard And Beyondblue's Mission To Help Anxious Australians Get Well
Huffington Post Australia
When Julia Gillard left politics in 2013, she didn't have to look further than her own family for inspiration about what to do next. Gillard, Australia's 27th prime minister, grew up having conversations at the dinner table about mental health. Her ...

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Mental health patients 'cover up' | Gold Coast Bulletin - Gold Coast Bulletin

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 14:10

Gold Coast Bulletin

Mental health patients 'cover up' | Gold Coast Bulletin
Gold Coast Bulletin
MORE than 50 dangerous patients have escaped from mental health units on the Gold Coast in an eight-month period.

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World Mental Health Day: how to address wellbeing in the workplace - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:01

NEWS.com.au

World Mental Health Day: how to address wellbeing in the workplace
NEWS.com.au
Nicole Dwyer, chief executive of employment services provider Workskil Australia, says her organisation is increasingly assisting people with mental health illness. The organisation's Disability Employment Services team works closely with jobseekers ...
World Mental Health Day 2017: The modern struggle for peace of mindThe Independent
Profits rack up for FTSE 100 firms with eye on mental health, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Why mental health services in England are finally receiving attentionThe Guardian
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Deadly flu season should mean vaccines for all health workers - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 09:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

Deadly flu season should mean vaccines for all health workers
The Sydney Morning Herald
Like Port Arthur did to gun control, it so often takes a shocking event to spur government into action; deadly influenza is doing that to the health system. Influenza claims about 3000 Australian lives annually, mostly people over 65 years old ...

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How can you tell if your workplace is toxic and what can you do about it? - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 05:21

ABC Online

How can you tell if your workplace is toxic and what can you do about it?
ABC Online
High levels of staff turnover, absenteeism and sick leave as well as issues with bullying could be signs of a toxic work environment, according to experts. Researchers at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) have revealed poor mental health is costing ...

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