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World Health Organization (WHO)—Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

World Health Organization (WHO)—Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

18th March 2020

World Health Organization (WHO)—Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak 6 March 2020 In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new corona...

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Coronavirus COVID-19: How to look after your mental health when working from home

Coronavirus COVID-19: How to look after your mental health when working from home

17th March 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19: How to look after your mental health when working from home ABC Life / By Patrick Wright As Australia grapples with the spread of coronavirus, workers are scrambling to figure o...

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Natural benefits

Natural benefits

6th March 2020

Natural benefits By Associate Professor Navjot Bhullar MAPS and Dr Tristan Snell MAPS. Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to pray in and play in where nature may heal and cheer and give...

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The moment I realised I wasn't just busy, I was burnt out

The moment I realised I wasn't just busy, I was burnt out

24th February 2020

I experienced burnout before I knew what it was. I remember lugging my heavy body into my boss's office and closing the door behind me. After an awkward pause I stammered, "Um… I was wondering&...

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Bad habits’ hidden impact

Bad habits’ hidden impact

17th January 2020

Unhealthy habits such as smoking, drinking or overeating not only cause their own physical damage but also spark changes that release harmful stress hormones. Researchers from James Cook University...

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The mental health system isn't working as it should. Here's how we could fix it

The mental health system isn't working as it should. Here's how we could fix it

1st November 2019

Mental health concerns cost Australia up to $180 billion a year - or $500 million every day - in lost productivity and participation, according to economic research group, the Productivity Commission....

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New research will help workplaces, schools and communities make informed decisions on mental health prevention spend

New research will help workplaces, schools and communities make informed decisions on mental health prevention spend

19th August 2019

Today the National Mental Health Commission (the Commission) has released economic modelling which shows that investing in mental health prevention initiatives yields positive returns. Analysis indica...

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Investment in healthy minds and bodies given equal focus in Australia’s long term national health plan

Investment in healthy minds and bodies given equal focus in Australia’s long term national health plan

14th August 2019

The National Mental Health Commission (the Commission) welcomes the Federal Government's commitment to taking an 'equally well approach' to every Australian's health. The Commission is pleased to supp...

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2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention – National Mental Health Commission to connect with communities

2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention – National Mental Health Commission to connect with communities

1st July 2019

A national conversation on a 2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention, known as the Connections project, has been launched by the National Mental Health Commission. From this week the Comm...

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