Mental Health

Social robots set for role in mental health treatment
Health News 28 Jun 2019

Social robots set for role in mental health treatment

Read about the use of robots on health and well-being outcomes worldwide as researched by the Queensland University of Technology.
What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Sport
Children's health 11 Feb 2019

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Sport

“I quit.’’ A phrase that a child or young adult is likely to utter in front of a parent when it comes to continuing with the sport they are in. While never delightful for a parent to hear these words, there are multiple reasons…
Anxiety & Depression: How Your GP Can Help
Men's Health 13 Dec 2018

Anxiety & Depression: How Your GP Can Help

From time to time, most adults feel stressed, worried or sad. However, when these feelings last for long periods of time, such as days, weeks…
FIFO Mental Health Issues: Spotting the Signs & Getting Support
Men's Health 13 Dec 2018

FIFO Mental Health Issues: Spotting the Signs & Getting Support

Maintaining regular contact with a trusted GP can be an important life-line for tens of thousands of Australian FIFO workers who live with the ongoing…
Psychiatry: What Does a Psychiatrist Do?
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

Psychiatry: What Does a Psychiatrist Do?

>What is a psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is a doctor who specialises in management of patients with mood, thought and behavioural disorders.
Parkinson’s disease: Impact on family and work, and Geoff’s advice for others
Mental Health 29 Aug 2016

Parkinson’s disease: Impact on family and work, and Geoff’s advice for others

Geoff knows from personal experience what it’s like to live with Parkinson's disease. He shares tips and advice for others with it and their carers.
Kate and Johanna’s experience on raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Children's health 25 Mar 2016

Kate and Johanna’s experience on raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Mothers share their experiences raising sons with high functioning autism spectrum disorders, and discuss the signs of autism in their children.
Psychotherapy for anxiety: Dr Jan Resnick
Mental Health 12 Aug 2015

Psychotherapy for anxiety: Dr Jan Resnick

Psychotherapy differs from psychiatry. It aims to understand anxiety experiences, identify causes of anxiety, treat anxiety and prevent it returning.
Psychotherapy for depression: Dr Jan Resnick
Mental Health 12 Aug 2015

Psychotherapy for depression: Dr Jan Resnick

Psychotherapy treatment for depression involves understanding the reasons for depression and work through feelings to prevent depression returning.