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Australia's binge drinking culture puts mental health at risk, experts warn

Australians are going to have to wish for more than 'good health' before a bout of binge-drinking to avoid sobering consequences to their mental …

Mental Health

'I had a baby and lost my mind': Post-natal psychosis recovery in Perth's specialist Mother and Baby Unit

Keryn Bradbury had her first baby in 2012, and within a week, childbirth triggered a frightening illness that affects just a few women per one …

Thousands of girls in forced marriages

As the earth bakes in drought across parts of Niger, Africa, a wedding boom is underway.<p>But it's no cause for celebration.<p>Niger has ranked highest …

Mental As: Six Tasmanians share their stories of mental illness

Mental illness impacts most facets of Australian life, either consciously or unknowingly.<p>936 ABC Hobart presenters Melanie Tait and Helen Shield …

Mental Health

Fighting the demons: Former NRL half-back Joe Williams on how boxing saved him from depression

Every day is a personal struggle for Joe Williams, but when he steps into the boxing ring he finds peace from the demons of depression.<p>"I'm here …

How 'mental health smart' are you?

Mental health problems are incredibly common, yet often poorly understood. How much do you know?<p>This quiz presents some beliefs or statements about …

Kids Helpline to release suicide prevention paper to start conversation among young people

Kids Helpline is releasing a suicide prevention discussion paper this weekend as part of World Mental Health Day in a bid to start a conversation …

Farmers, it's ok to talk: Breaking down the stigma of mental health in regional and rural Queensland - ABC Rural - ABC News

Rural advocates say removing the "label" of mental illness is key to breaking down the stigma that sees many shy away from seeking help.<p>"We've got to …

Life is full of chances, the HSC is just one

The 69,211 individual (mainly) 17- and 18-year-olds who make up the 2K15 HSC cohort (as they like to call themselves) will have experiences of their …

Beyond the beach: The 11 best places to take a dip in Australia

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Nobel Peace Prize: Winners you may and may not know

Many familiar faces have won the Nobel Peace Prize over the years, but some lesser-known achievers have made just as much of an impact on the …

Global obesity rise puts UN goals on diet-related diseases 'beyond reach'

Obesity,World Health Organisation,Society,Health,World news,Diabetes,United Nations,Australia news,Health policy,Politics,UK news<p>Westernised diets blamed as figures predict failure to meet 2025 target of no increase in obesity or diabetes beyond 2010 levels<p>UN goals on diet-related disease will fail …

Diabetes

Average NSW home loan jumps $78,100 in a year

While regulators are having some success at reining in a boom in lending to property investors, the figures also suggested owner-occupiers were …

Interest Rates

Hong Kong students and professors rally for academic freedom

Students, teachers, and university staff have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in protest of alleged interference from Beijing. Previously, a …

Perfect VCE score students 20 years on

How has life panned out for Chiu and those who achieved academic perfection 20 years ago?<p>After graduating from Haileybury College, Chiu studied …

Mental Health First Aid: Program grows from humble Canberra beginnings to train people worldwide

A first aid program for mental health, developed by a couple as they walked their dog in Canberra, has grown to provide training to more than 1 …

Mental Health

Massive increase in attacks on refugee shelters

Authorities in Germany have recorded more than 490 attacks on asylum seeker shelters this year. The attacks ranged from racist graffiti to arson and, …

Muslim community split in response to violence committed in name of Islam

Swarthy bearded men or women in headscarves are a rare sight on Australian television screens — until tragedies such as the shooting of Curtis Cheng last Friday.<p>Muslims who don't like Australia should 'get out' – Parramatta mosque chairman<p>Read more<p>Usually, Sydney doctor Jamal Rifi is among the …

Tasmania's mental health strategy still lacking, nurses say

Tasmanian nurses are concerned the state's 10-year mental health plan has missed some key issues.<p>After six months of consultation, the State …

Police expect 300 protesters at Sydney mosque

About 300 anti-Islamic protesters are expected to rally near Parramatta mosque, calling for it to be shut down following the killing of NSW police …

AM - Tiny turnout to anti-Muslim protest in Sydney's west 10/10/2015

ELIZABETH JACKSON: Police and Government agencies will meet in Canberra next week to devise a range of co-ordinated strategies to prevent the …