Mental Health Victoria Media Monitor



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Australian aged care and youth mental health are systems abdicated by governments [Business Mayor]

Boost to enhance telehealth experiences for patients and doctors [Medianet]

IPC Health looking to set up mental health hub [Star Weekly]

Planning, stress and worry put the mental load on mothers – will 2022 be the year they share the burden? [The Conversation]

State seizes control of supported care homes over abuse, ‘uninhabitable conditions’ [Brisbane Times]

When does anxiety become a problem? [Brisbane Times]



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‘Fear, friction and fatigue’: the impact of Covid on mental health [Courier Mail]

Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee to hold domestic violence awareness session to build skills in the community [Bendigo Advertiser]



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Australia suffered great trauma during the Covid pandemic – and fixing mental health should be our first priority - Julia Gillard - Julia Gillard

More lived experience, careful use of compulsory treatment wanted in mental health act

‘I was told if I couldn’t hack it, I should hand in my uniform.’ Volunteers share suicidal thoughts after fighting bushfiresI was told if I couldn’t hack it, I should hand in my uniform.’ Volunteers share suicidal thoughts after fighting bushfires

Aussie workers lacking trust in their employers over mental health concerns

Coburg health and community services precinct gets go-ahead

Not Alone: How this campaign will safely and accurately report on suicide

Mental health costs: Young people bill $200 million a year to MedicareYoung people bill $200 million a year to Medicare

Royal Commission: Veteran says mental health admission was weaponised against him

Veteran hearing loss and female mental health highlighted at royal commission into veteran suicide


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Victorian teen mental health crisis surge revealed

headspace Ballarat has a new therapy dog Fly, a border collie who comes to work with his psychologist owner Julie Jammet

Ballarat's rate of homelessness almost doubles Australia's average

Disability sector ‘stressed, frustrated and pessimistic’, new report shows



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What is complex PTSD and how does it relate to past abuse and trauma?

New art program to transform the lives of people with mental illness

Strategy and transformation expert named headspace Board Chair

Jewish Care Victoria to address growing concerns surrounding mental health

Program to care for the carers

Improving psychiatry and the treatment of mental illness

Shifting the shame of mental health stigma

Aussies critical of their workplaces’ mental health and wellbeing initiatives mental health and wellbeing initiatives

Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide begins in Brisbane

Empowering employers to embed Lived Experience in their mental health and suicide prevention workforce

Former Unlockd CEO Matt Berriman appointed new Chair of Mental Health AustraliaUnlockd CEO Matt Berriman appointed new Chair of Mental Health Australia

When kids get stressed out by the stress of others

Coronavirus crisis: Stress of pandemic affecting students’ ability to study

Young Aussies struggling with the impacts of COVID



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Albury Wodonga Health mental health system at breaking point

Safety net in danger: High price of changes to NDIS legislation

Central Victorian vets unite to provide after hours service to combat fatigueafter hours service to combat fatigue