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How to recover from recruiter burnout

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 5th August 2021 -  Because no one can do their job properly with the candle burning at both ends  Last year was tough for everyone. But for recruiters, it was a particularly unpredictable ride.  Many

‘I just feel anxious all the time’: Huge mental toll of COVID on young people revealed

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 28th July 2021 -  Lockdowns and restrictions have made young people feel isolated and worried about their education   Young Australians living through COVID lockdowns last year struggled deeply

Hey Siri, how’s my mental health?

Johanne Trippas, Wednesday, 21st July 2021 -  Conversational systems may play a key role in future mental healthcare and have the potential to help cut down global e-waste – but there are caveats, writes Dr Johanne Trippas, University

Aussies urged to show their power

Luke Michael, Saturday, 10th July 2021 -  Mental health advocates are looking to create a community movement of people inspiring each other through difficult times Multi-platinum artist Timomatic has been recruited for

TradeMutt’s eye-catching workwear set to spread nationwide

Luke Michael, Saturday, 26th June 2021 -  The Brisbane social enterprise is teaming up with Australia’s largest home-service franchise  Jim’s Group is introducing “Funky Shirt Friday” for all its franchisees, as part of

An investment in the mental health, wellbeing and education of Victoria’s children and families

Deb Tsorbaris, Friday, 21st May 2021 -  Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, responds to the Victorian state budget. Budget time always brings about feelings of excitement and trepidation,

Mental health budget reflects the struggle of the last 12 months

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 12th May 2021 -  Last night’s budget saw the largest ever mental health investment by a Commonwealth government Support for additional mental health facilities, suicide prevention programs,

The sweeter way to promote youth mental health

Luke Michael, Saturday, 10th April 2021 -  A social enterprise confectionary brand has connected more than 5,000 young people to expert mental health resources and early intervention support  With COVID-19 causing mental

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Transforming mental health through lived experience

Contributor, Wednesday, 17th March 2021 -  By co-designing mental health care with people who have lived experience, researchers are aiming to rebuild Australia’s system, writes Associate Professor Victoria Palmer. 

Changemaker

Forging a path to positive mental health

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th February 2021 -  As the CEO of Smiling Mind, Dr Addie Wootten is leading the charge on providing accessible mindfulness skills and tips to millions of Australians. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Indigenous mental health falters under current system

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th December 2020 -  A new study finds an overhaul of the health system is required if Indigenous Australians are to have better health outcomes   Suicide rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Mental health and income support

Rachel Siewert, Monday, 7th December 2020 -  The Productivity Commission report into mental health showed the punitive nature of the income support system is adversely impacting people’s mental health. Given the issue
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