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to improve firefighters’ mental health, we can’t wait for them to reach out – we need to ‘reach in’

To improve firefighters’ mental health, we can’t wait for them to reach out –...

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Firefighters in Kangaroo Island, South Australia. First responders’ experiences on the front line make them susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems. David Mariuz/AAP Many firefighters will by now be exhausted, having...
beyond blue and coastrek partnership embraces ‘friluftsliv’

Beyond Blue and Coastrek partnership embraces ‘friluftsliv’

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Coastrek and Beyond Blue are proud to announce a new charity partnership based on a series of celebrated coastal treks that inspire people to exercise in nature for the good of their mental health. Teams...

Men and Love – Documentry by Brian walsh

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JOSHUA KNIGHT (National President of AUsAPT) interviews BRIAN WALSH about his coming doco MEN & LOVE, the final in his trilogy on MEN. Why Don't Men Talk About Love? Excerpt from The Deep Dive Series With...
what can sleep deprivation do to you and how to cope with it

What Can Sleep Deprivation Do to You and How to Cope With It

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Many people are sleep-deprived due to several reasons. There are people whose lack of sleep is intentional. It includes people who stay up at night to binge-watch on their favorite shows or those play...
is there such thing as an addictive personality?

Is there such thing as an addictive personality?

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There are a few things people predisposed to addiction have in common. from www.shutterstock.com Most of us know somebody who tends to get over involved in certain behaviours, and the saying often goes that...
depression: it’s a word we use a lot, but what exactly is it?

Depression: it’s a word we use a lot, but what exactly is it?

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People with depression experience symptoms that affect their mood, cognitive function and physical health. from www.shutterstock.com Depression is a serious disorder marked by disturbances in mood, cognition, physiology and social functioning. People can experience deep sadness...
we need to stop perpetuating the myth that children grow out of autism

We need to stop perpetuating the myth that children grow out of autism

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Autism is a lifelong condition, though some people who weren’t accurately diagnosed may lose their diagnosis. Dubova/Shutterstock Around 1% of the population has an autism spectrum disorder, with estimates ranging from one in 150 to one in...
thinking of seeing a psychologist? here’s how to choose the therapy best for you

Thinking of seeing a psychologist? Here’s how to choose the therapy best for you

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It’s important to find a psychologist you connect with and who seems to understand you. Priscilla Du Preez In any year, one in five Australians will experience symptoms of a mental illness. While drug treatments are widely used...
women aren’t better multitaskers than men – they’re just doing more work

Women aren’t better multitaskers than men – they’re just doing more work

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Science doesn’t appear to support the modern myth that women are super-human multitaskers. From shutterstock.com Multitasking has traditionally been perceived as a woman’s domain. A woman, particularly one with children, will routinely be juggling a job...