Category Archives for Mental Illness

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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Tips On Coping With Social Anxiety

Coping with social anxiety is a common area of concern for thousands of people – especially the younger population – in Australia. Social anxiety is also referred to as social phobia and is experienced by approximately 11% of the Australian population during their lifetime. This data also shows that women are more likely to experience […]

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How to Deal with Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the workplace is a significant cost to both personal health and government coffers. People who feel overwhelmed with work feel physically and mentally sick, unable to perform both personal and professional duties. Even if you looked past anecdotal incidents, work stress incurs a huge cost. Over $543 million was paid out to workers […]

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