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Week ending Friday 24 June 2022


Free articles

Why mental distress is rising, particularly for low-income and middle-aged women [HelloCare]

Inroads to support the mental health of transport workers [Mirage News]

Partnership between headspace and RSPCA a success [SBS]

Study highlights low use of mental health services in aged care facilities [News Medical]

Victorian mental health sector is in crisis due to workforce shortage [ABC]


Paywalled articles

Victorian Government schools to be provided with Mental Health and Wellbeing Leader [Herald Sun]

'In it together' - tackling teacher burnout [The Age]

Regional Australia cannot wait any longer for mental health boost [The Courier]


Week ending Friday 17 June 2022


Free articles

Restraint of children in Victoria mental health facilities increases by 32% [The Guardian]

Royal Commission to investigate defence and veteran suicide [ABC]

Yarraville woman honoured for work in mental health advocacy [Star Weekly]

Family of man who died in custody sues Victorian government over mental health failures [The Guardian]

Overdose and mental health risks persist two years after opioid dose reduction [Business Mayor]

100 years of physician suicide: A call to action [MJA Insight]

Lessons from the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation sector [Croakey]

Nearly 70% of veterinarians have lost a colleague or peer to suicide [The Guardian]

Julia Guillard calls for more mental health and suicide aftercare [ABC]

Young people with ASD more likely to be bullied at school []

Paywalled articles




Week ending Friday 10 June 2022


Free articles

For health workers is there a light at the end of the tunnel? [Croakey]

What Labor has promised for the LGBTQIA+ community [Croakey]

Health Journey Mapping tools may help more CALD and ATSI people to health [Croakey]

Profiling physical health of people with mental health conditions [Croakey]

Pop-up mental health clinic to remain open [Star Weekly]

Suicide-related ambulance calls increased during COVID [The Guardian]

Queensland mental health funding lowest in the nation [Victor Harbor Times]

4 out of 10 Australians keep silent about mental health at work [Womens' Agenda]

KPMG and Mental Health Victoria put lived experience at centre of co-design [IT News]

Queensland Parliamentary enquiry highlights increased ambulance call-outs for mental health [ABC]



Paywalled articles

Fears for health of vulnerable residents after statewide program axed [Stawell Times]

Queensland Parliamentary enquiry into mental health progresses [Courier Mail]



Week ending Friday 3 June 2022


Free articles

A furry new friend starts school [The Guardian]

Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists [The Guardian]

Building a shared language for child mental health: 3 years on [Insight Plus]

Cisco joins Lifeline Australia to ‘push’ for better mental health in technology sector [National Tribune]

Concerning figures releases on LGBTQ+ adverse mental health outcomes [Gaynation]

Connecting mental health sector leaders to talk about the mental health reform agenda [Portable]

Crucial LGBTIQ+ safe spaces planned for western Victorian regions [ABC]

Girls have worse Covid mental health than boys [National Tribune]

GPA unveils farmer mental-health initiative [Grain Central]

Mental Health Care The Focus For Labor In SA's State Budget [Hit Network]

Mental health must be key focus of Albanese Government [National Tribune]

New ACT First Nations suicide prevention and support program [Canberra Weekly]

Pandemic mental health help for all ages [Medical Xpress]

Poor mental health is costing the LGBTIQ+ community [SBS]

Poor mental health of LGBTIQ+ Victorians costs up to $3bn []

Queer young people in Australia face disproportionate challenges [Phys Org]

RACGP calls for everyone to put on their crazy socks to support doctor’s mental health [Mirage News]

Reach asks Australians to support wellbeing workshops in disadvantaged schools [Bendigo Advertiser]

Mental health workshop for community clubs [Sunraysia Daily]

New mums receive digital tool iCOPE to detect perinatal depression, anxiety [ABC]

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says tennis helps with his mental health []

Survey seeks to better understand rural women’s mental health issues [Grain Central]

The Indigenous trauma specialists working to ease a growing mental health crisis in flood-affected NSW [SBS]

The vital role Australian emergency departments play in frontline mental health care [Medical Xpress]

Time is right to shift trajectory of mental ill-health for First Nations people [Mind Australia]

VIDEO: Author Madonna King says young women are worried about their mental health [ABC]



Paywalled articles

‘Bodies in wells’: Traumatised vet pleads for rural PTSD care [The Advertiser]

Demand for AOD support surges after pandemic [The Courier]

Mental health top priority in new police program [Herald Sun]