Category Archives for Mental Heath Care

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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Looking After Yourself While Supporting Someone You Love Through A Mental Health Condition/Crisis

Supporting someone with a mental health condition is a responsibility you probably don’t expect but find yourself entrusted with. Whether it’s a child, parent, partner, sibling or anyone else you care about, this can be exacting on your own mental and emotional resilience. This is precisely why looking after yourself in the process of caring […]

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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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Where Can I Access Mental Health Support in Australia?

Nowadays, life is no longer as simple as it once was – mental health support has become a critical, life-saving need among many communities in Australia. This is made evident by the startling statistics we have to grapple with as mental health professionals. For instance, there are around 8 deaths by suicide in Australia, every […]

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