Tag Archives: Australian mental health issues

Registrations Open for Mental Health Conference

Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death for Australians and bullying in schools, online and on university campuses are putting incredible pressure on children, youth and adolescents. The reasons can be many – from depression to bullying, from home instability to perceived appearance issues. How do you assess? What are the indicators for … Continue reading Registrations Open for Mental Health Conference

Common mental health disorders affecting young Australians

    Mental illnesses continue to be the third leading cause of disability burden in Australia despite vast improvements to treatment access and uptake. Approximately 45% of Australians aged 16-85 years will experience a mental disorder during their lifetime, with research suggesting that 75% of mental health illnesses emerge before the age of 25. Mental … Continue reading Common mental health disorders affecting young Australians