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Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes - The Guardian

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:47

The Guardian

Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes
The Guardian
Australia's mental health services will receive a $52m boost in an attempt to cut waiting times for desperate teenagers struggling with anxiety or depression. The government has announced extra funding for the national youth mental health foundation ...
'This is about giving young Australians hope'9news.com.au
Government announces $50 million for youth mental healthSBS
Australia gives US$37-million boost to spending on youth mental healthChannel NewsAsia

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Government boosts mental health funding by $52 million - NEWS.com.au

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:03

NEWS.com.au

Government boosts mental health funding by $52 million
NEWS.com.au
YOUNG Australians experiencing mental health issues are expected to be able to get help more easily as a result of the federal government pledging to spend almost $52 million on support centres. The coalition has announced it is boosting funding for ...

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Government boosts mental health funding by $52 million - NEWS.com.au

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:03

NEWS.com.au

Government boosts mental health funding by $52 million
NEWS.com.au
YOUNG Australians experiencing mental health issues are expected to be able to get help more easily as a result of the federal government pledging to spend almost $52 million on support centres. The coalition has announced it is boosting funding for ...

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Deaths from errors in WA's health system on the rise - PerthNow

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 16:03

PerthNow

Deaths from errors in WA's health system on the rise
PerthNow
HEALTHCARE blunders contributed to the deaths of two people every week in WA public hospitals last financial year. Clinical incidents were linked to 108 deaths and 277 cases of serious harm in 2017-18, the annual reports of the four metropolitan health ...

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Sexual and violent assaults spike in mental health hospitals - The Age

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:01

The Age

Sexual and violent assaults spike in mental health hospitals
The Age
Violence and sexual assault in Victoria's mental health facilities is soaring - and bed shortages are being blamed. The latest snapshot of the state's mental health system shows increased safety risks for both patients and staff, despite hundreds of ...

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How my father's suicide helped me to become a 'real man' - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 04:17

NEWS.com.au

How my father's suicide helped me to become a 'real man'
NEWS.com.au
But as it so often happens for those who have battled the Black Dog, I've again been visited by mental ill-health, even though my life — on paper — was pretty good. This last dark period for me culminated in having a total breakdown just as my ...

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UN: 'health crisis' demands closure of Australia's offshore detention centres - The Guardian

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 04:00

The Guardian

UN: 'health crisis' demands closure of Australia's offshore detention centres
The Guardian
Doctors from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were ejected from Nauru on Wednesday and the UN high commissioner for refugees has warned that many asylum seekers who have attempted self-harm or have critical health issues now have no access to ...

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UN: 'health crisis' demands closure of Australia's offshore detention centres - The Guardian

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 04:00

The Guardian

UN: 'health crisis' demands closure of Australia's offshore detention centres
The Guardian
Doctors from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were ejected from Nauru on Wednesday and the UN high commissioner for refugees has warned that many asylum seekers who have attempted self-harm or have critical health issues now have no access to ...
UNHCR urges Australia to evacuate off-shore facilities as health situation deterioratesUNHCR
Why MSF Had To Stop Offering Mental Health Care To Refugees In NauruNPR

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How to handle mental health issues at work - Northern Star

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 23:22

Northern Star

How to handle mental health issues at work
Northern Star
WORKERS are urged to keep wellbeing front of mind year-round, not just during this Mental Health Week. Beyond Blue research reveals one in six Australians are currently experiencing a mental health condition, yet mental health is still a taboo topic in ...

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Debate: Will the new health insurance rules lift premiums? - Canstar

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 06:31

Canstar

Debate: Will the new health insurance rules lift premiums?
Canstar
Under new federal government rules, insurers will have to classify their health policies according to a four-tier system of gold, silver, bronze and basic from April next year. Gold and silver policies will be the costlier more comprehensive covers ...

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WA's mental health system rejects and abandons patients and families - WAtoday

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 03:29

WAtoday

WA's mental health system rejects and abandons patients and families
WAtoday
It is Mental Health Week 2018. It is time to reflect on an issue that touches all of us, in one way or another. We are rightly encouraging people to speak out and get help for their mental health issues. But when they do reach out, they learn the WA ...

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Hastings halted by serious health scare - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:50

NEWS.com.au

Hastings halted by serious health scare
NEWS.com.au
John Hastings admits his cricket career is over unless he finds a way to curb a potentially fatal illness that's causing him to cough up blood when he bowls. The popular 32-year-old has represented Australia in all three formats of the game and despite ...
Hastings reveals serious health issuecricket.com.au
Mystery condition derails John Hastings' cricket careerFox Sports

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Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system - ABC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:14

ABC News

Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system
ABC News
Senior Tasmanian minister Michael Ferguson should drop his other portfolio responsibilities to focus on health, colleague and Speaker Sue Hickey says. The maverick MP has spoken out about the increasing pressures on the state's health system, saying it ...
Speaker Sue Hickey says Health Minister Michael Ferguson 'might just need a rest'The Mercury

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Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system - ABC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:14

ABC News

Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system
ABC News
Senior Tasmanian minister Michael Ferguson should drop his other portfolio responsibilities to focus on health, colleague and Speaker Sue Hickey says. The maverick MP has spoken out about the increasing pressures on the state's health system, saying it ...
Speaker Sue Hickey says Health Minister Michael Ferguson 'might just need a rest'The Mercury

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Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system - ABC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:14

ABC News

Liberals' Sue Hickey wants Michael Ferguson quarantined to fix Tasmania's health system
ABC News
Senior Tasmanian minister Michael Ferguson should drop his other portfolio responsibilities to focus on health, colleague and Speaker Sue Hickey says. The maverick MP has spoken out about the increasing pressures on the state's health system, saying it ...

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The silent shame killing hordes of Australian tradies every year - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:02

NEWS.com.au

The silent shame killing hordes of Australian tradies every year
NEWS.com.au
News.com.au is highlighting men's mental health issues as part of our campaign The silent killer: Let's make some noise in support of Gotcha4Life and the Movember Foundation. Gotcha4Life is dedicated to an in-school program which helps educate young ...

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World Health Organisation warns that Congo ebola outbreak is at a 'tipping point' - PerthNow

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 01:51

PerthNow

World Health Organisation warns that Congo ebola outbreak is at a 'tipping point'
PerthNow
AID agencies say the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could be tipping into a wider crisis as the number of new cases spiked and violence grounded health workers for a second time. The disease is believed to have infected 194 people and ...
Ebola cases spike as nervous communities stop cooperating with health care workersThe Hill

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Labor pushes for e-health system changes - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 22:52

NEWS.com.au

Labor pushes for e-health system changes
NEWS.com.au
Opposition health spokeswoman Catherine King says Labor will also seek changes to the My Health Record system to better protect the privacy of employees and women fleeing domestic violence. The push will come in the form of proposed amendments to ...

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Hastings reveals serious health issue - cricket.com.au

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 22:30

cricket.com.au

Hastings reveals serious health issue
cricket.com.au
John Hastings has revealed he risks long-term damage or even death if he continues to bowl due to a health issue causing persistent bleeding on his lungs. The much-loved 32-year-old will be sidelined for KFC BBL|08 after signing with the Sydney Sixers ...

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There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:02

The Conversation US

There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health
The Conversation US
My colleagues and I undertook this project because we recognized that there are many types of obesity – each one has different consequences for each person's health. This is what we call disease “heterogeneity.” If we understand heterogeneity, we can ...

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