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$110M Package Tackles Anxiety and Depression Among Young Australians

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 9th January 2018 -  The government has announced a $110 million boost in funding to fight anxiety and depression among young people. The funding is set to go towards school mental health programs and

The Journey to Find Mr Perfect

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 -  Former Londoner and now Sydney-sider Terry Cornick is a man who seemingly had it all, but his own silent battle with depression has led him to set up a charity with a vision to transform

Changemaker

A Quest to Avoid Complacency

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th September 2017 -  Georgie Harman is the CEO of mental health not for profit beyondblue which tackles stigma and discrimination, and provides support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide.

Seeds of Brotherly Love Sprout Thriving Social Enterprise for People With Autism

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 6th June 2017 -  From what started as a sentiment of brotherly love and a conviction that people with autism and depression had a lot to offer in the workplace, Gardening A Difference has turned into…

The Key to Getting Life Back on Track

Wendy Williams, Monday, 24th April 2017 -  Anthony Hart is the founder of LifeBACK, a not for profit that aims to reduce male suicide by empowering men to approach mental illness head on. He is this week’s Changemaker. LifeBACK’s

Twitter Reaches Out to Help Young People

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 12th April 2017 -  A not for profit is using social media to stop young people feeling overwhelmed and disconnected by a relentless 24/7 news cycle and help them deal with tragic world events and divisive…

The surprising cost of mental health in the workplace

Leon Gettler, Monday, 30th May 2016 -  Research conducted for NFP beyondblue has found more than six million working days are lost per year as a result of depression. Freelance journalist Leon Gettler looks at why a mentally

Mental Illness Study Reveals Workplace ‘Fear Factor’

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new…

Working Through Depression Key

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  Continuing to work while suffering a depressive illness could help employees to better manage their depression more than taking sick leave, a new study has found. The joint study…

Williams Death Shows Depression Doesn’t Discriminate – NFPs

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  As the world mourns the passing of actor-comedian Robin Williams, depression Not for Profits have used social media to promote helplines and assistance for those struggling with…

beyondblue Releases Youth-focussed App

Staff Reporter, Friday, 27th June 2014 -  Depression Not for Profit beyondblue has launched a mobile app, which aims to make it easier for young people to start conversations with friends who they are concerned may be experiencing…

QLD Schools Lead on National Mental Health Priorities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th June 2014 -  A Queensland Medicare Local initiative says it’s leading the way in targeting mental health in schools through awareness and intervention programs ahead of recommendations…
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