All Posts by Shirley O'hare

Supporting autistic children with mental illnesses

Supporting autistic children is a concern for many parents, teachers, caregivers and loved ones, especially when it comes to children who suffer from additional mental health challenges. In these cases, mental health conditions like anxiety, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are some of those most-commonly experienced. Apart from specialised care according to the symptoms presented […]

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Bringing Mental Health Services To Schools In Australia

In Australia, there’s a growing buzz around the provision of mental health services in schools. While having a counsellor on hand to guide children along their path of self-discovery and to help them grapple with the unique challenges they may be facing is common, these services now go far beyond the provision of a friendly […]

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Identifying Mental Health Problems In Loved Ones: What Actions Can I Take?

Broaching the subject of mental health is never easy, even if you’ve been identifying mental health problems in loved ones. In fact, you may feel helpless and unsure about how to get them the help they need, especially if they’re reluctant to accept the fact that they need support. For guidance on what signs you […]

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Using Telehealth to Improve Mental Health Care

At a time when technology shapes and drives almost every aspect of day-to-day life, the rise of telehealth services for mental health care is hardly surprising. Telehealth refers, broadly, to the use of communication technologies and information exchange platforms – such as PCs, mobiles, tablets, and other digital devices – to access health care services […]

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