Mental Health Victoria Media Monitor

WEEK ENDING FRIDAY 15 OCTOBER 2021
 
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Allianz introduces mental health program for frontline workers [Insurance Business]

Building engine room of our new mental health system [National Tribune]

Burnout and confidence are real concerns for women on path to achieving their ambitions [Women's Agenda]

Early intervention best for improving kids' mental health – study  [The Educator]

'Extreme anxiety': How being stuck in limbo is affecting international students' mental health [ABC]

Film construction gets inside the heads of Australians with mental health struggles [The Stable]

Gallagher acquires international accreditation for mental health [Insurance Business]

Mental health nurses seek urgent access to Medicare subsidies amid growing crisis [ABC] 

Plan to tackle mental illness in children [Victor Harbour Times]

Refugee students struggle with displacement and trauma. Here are 3 ways schools can help them belong [The Conversation]

Risk for Melbourne kids in long lockdown [The West Australian]

Six mental health champions named finalists for top prize [Medianet]

Small business mental health helpline must survive, says Beyond Blue [Sydney Morning Herald]

South West Healthcare receives $2.3 million for Hamilton mental health facility [The Standard]

The importance of having access to support for unpaid carers is clear [Medianet]

The number of Aussies with mental health issues facing homelessness has doubled in a decade [Pro Bono]

‘We have platform and we have commitment’ NACCHO’s message on World Mental Health Day [National Tribune]

Why you might feel anxious returning to ‘normal’ after lockdown – and how to cope [The Conversation]

 

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Isolated and alone, parents struggle with bringing a baby into a pandemic [Daily Telegraph]

Mental health: How Covid has affected different ages, genders, job sectors [Herald Sun]

Mental Health Month 2021: Help brighten up Ballarat [The Courier]

YOUR SAY: Data doesn't back up COVID mental health, suicide rate concerns [Border Mail]

 

 

WEEK ENDING FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER 2021
 
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Accent Group commits $450,000 to mental health [Inside Retail]

Events for mental health and wellbeing [Star Weekly]

Headspace calls for immediate action to safeguard mental health [National Tribune]

In-school mental health support for Victorian secondary students [The Mandarin]

‘Like struggling for breath’: Loneliness takes heavy toll on Australians [Brisbane Times]

Lockdowns leave young workers more depressed, anxious [AFR]

Mental health distress levels double for young people during pandemic ]Sydney Morning Herald]

Most of us will recover our mental health after lockdown. But some will find it harder to bounce back [The Conversation]

MyStrengths Youth wellbeing report: sleep key to good mental health in teens [Redland City Bulletin]

No time to waste: Our health system needs bolstering now [The Age]

Rethinking physiotherapy and mental health [Physiotherapy In Motion]

Surge in doctors seeking help for own mental and physical health concerns [ABC]

‘The hardest point in recovery’: the long wait for eating disorder treatment [The Guardian]

Twenty New, Free Mental-Health Pop-Ups Have Started Opening Across Victoria [Broadsheet]

 

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Four out of five Aussies depressed, anxious as pandemic bites [The Australian]

Suicide rates among young may increase amid pandemic [The Australian]

 

 
WEEK ENDING FRIDAY 1 OCTOBER 2021
 
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Coping with bushfire fallout [National Tribune]

Counselling almost always happens in a room – what if more people had the option of going outside? [Hello Care]

COVID-19 is causing stress and burnout in healthcare workers [Shine Lawyers]

COVID-19 Pandemic: ANU data shows mental health toll on kids, 15 to 18 year-olds the worst hit [Canberra Times]

COVID-19: The mental health impacts of working on the healthcare frontline [Lens]

COVID-19 vaccine rollout for people living with disability 'seriously deficient', royal commission report finds [ABC]

Doctor burnout crisis looms for overburdened healthcare system, psychologist warns [ABC]

Forum to focus on First Nations people’s mental health during COVID-19 [Charles Sturt University]

Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health during Covid pandemic [Mirage News]

Men’s Shed receives mental health boost [Star Weekly]

New app in Australia to help parents support their children's mental wellbeing [Healthcare IT News]

New research reveals full extent of veteran suicide crisis as royal commission begins work [ABC]

Prevention and early intervention critical to ending cycle of family mental illness [Mirage News]

Psychologists' body says 6000-strong workforce is not being used [Jimbommba Times]

Teenage girls more likely to self harm, report finds [The Age]

‘Time doesn’t heal all wounds’: Call to boost treatment for million PTSD sufferers [Sydney Morning Herald]

 

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Bill Shorten: Australia must prioritise COVID-19 vaccine for vulnerable [Albany Advertiser]

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard makes bold proposal for mental health reform [The Australian]

Local MP Stuart Grimley raises concerns over Barwon Health mental health staffing [The Mercury]

‘Vast majority’ of kids have suffered mental health decline during pandemic [The Australian]

 
 
 
WEEK ENDING FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2021
 
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Australia Post invests in mental health with community grants of up to $10,000 each [National Tribune]

Doctor mental health concerns increase as COVID surge hits hospitals [UNSW]

Free and unlimited mental health in Medicare [National Tribune]

Meet the Australians stuck waiting for mental healthcare as the pandemic takes its toll [ABC]

Mental health programs rolled out [Stock and Land]

New mental health treatment withstands lockdown isolation [ANU]

Waminda House gets $2k grant for mental health and wellbeing project [Seymour Telegraph]

 

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Ballarat health practitioners hope to provide easier to navigate eating disorder services [The Courier]

Ballarat Men's Mental Health program to tackle city's high suicide rate [The Courier]

Mental health system crisis-driven, says Julia Gillard [The Australian]

National strategy to address eating disorders unveiled as numbers soar during Covid-19 pandemic [Herald Sun]

The Geelong Clinic renovated to support hundreds more patients [Herald Sun]

 
 
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