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‘Things need to change’: Widespread complex mental illness discrimination revealed

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  A national program to change attitudes around complex mental illness is needed to ensure all Australians can live free from stigma, SANE Australia says.  When Cameron Solnordal

Mental health scores unprecedented budget spend

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 8th October 2020 -  But advocates say the government missed the mark on delivering the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health  The back-to-back bushfire and

Mental Health Forums Breaking Down Barriers to Support

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 10th October 2018 -  A charity leader is encouraging rural people to harness mobile technology to get mental health support, as Australians increasingly turn towards online forums to seek help.      

Iconic Mental Health Organisations Merge To Reduce Stigma

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  A national mental health charity and a not-for-profit learning centre, have merged in a bid to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness. SANE Australia and The Dax Centre announced

NFP Harnessing Technology to Manage Mental Illness

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 30th March 2017 -  An Australian not for profit has launched a new app that hopes to revolutionise the way episodes of mania are managed by using every day technology to allow for earlier detection. National

Call for Aussie Campaign to Tackle Mental Health Stigma

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 27th April 2015 -  Mental health organisation SANE Australia has called for a five year coordinated national campaign to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, particularly in the workplace.…

UPDATE: Controversial Show Ride Changed

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  The organisers of the Perth Royal Show have agreed to change the theme of a controversial ride after mental health organisations complained that it mocked people with mental illnesses.…

Suicide Not a ‘Selfish’ Act – NFP Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th July 2014 -  A Not for Profit study of Australians who have attempted suicide found many made the attempt feeling they were “a burden” and believed their family and friends would…

Inaugural Hocking Fellowship Named

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th June 2014 -  The inaugural Hocking Fellowship has been awarded to Western Australia's Sonia Neale, who will receive a grant from the national mental health charity, SANE Australia, to promote…

Better Workplaces Mean Less Suicides

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th February 2014 -  The workplace plays a vital role in creating a suicide safe community, according to a new position statement released by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA). The Statement calls…

Mental Health Fellowship

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th December 2013 -  Australians active in the mental health field are being encouraged to apply for a new award to promote better understanding of mental illness. The Hocking Fellowship, offered by…

Hidden Workplace Depression – NFP Research

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th November 2013 -  Almost 50 per cent of Australian workers who had taken time off work because of depression kept the reason hidden from their employer according to a large scale national study released…
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