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Provides an overview of selected social and economic characteristics of people using subsidised mental health-related services and subsidised prescription medication including the type of services or medication these people are accessing.
Adolescence and early adulthood is the peak age of onset for many mental disorders, yet this age group is less likely than others to seek professional help. Young people instead prefer to turn to informal sources of support such as family and friends.
This audit finds that there is currently no overarching strategy or leadership in Victoria for mental health and the justice system that focuses on improving outcomes for people with a mental illness.
This report examines the impact of involuntary job loss on the mental health of family members.
The biennial Carers NSW Carer Survey collects information about carers in NSW to inform the organisation・s direction, support and systemic advocacy for all carers across NSW. The 2014 survey collected more extensive and detailed data than any previous Carer Survey and...
This report raises matters of significant public interest in relation to how some of the most vulnerable people in our society are treated. The issues in this report came to light as a result of the work of Community Visitors – a...
Executive summary: Arthritis Australia commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at UNSW Australia to carry out research on the lived experience of people with arthritis related conditions. This report outlines the methods, findings and implications of the research.
Arthritis is the second...
Natural support networks, such as through friends, family and neighbours, are an important part of treatment for mental health issues.
Building a Good Life: the role of natural supports in recovery from mental illness provides an overview of findings from...
This paper seeks to identify the nature of the stigma attached to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental health conditions in the Australian Army, and the negative implications of such a stigma on the individual, the workplace and the Army as a whole....
Intended to generate a more skilled arts and mental health workforce and employ more innovative models of delivery, these protocols and guidelines have been developed to better equip artists and mental health workers to develop successful projects.