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Men’s Health Week: Making healthy connections

Men’s Health Week is all about making healthy connections. Each year around one in every five Australians will experience a mental illness, and the rates are higher for people who are living alone. By making healthy connections, men are more likely to create a support network, experience less loneliness, and increase their wellbeing.

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Investing to save report highlights economic benefits of investment in mental health

A new report from Mental Health Australia and KPMG asks a simple question: Where is money best spent in mental health? The report, titled Investing to save, aims to answer this question by showing how the right investments in mental health can improve our communities.

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Understanding schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia are among the most highly stigmatised and socially marginalised people in our community. For Schizophrenia Awareness Week we’re working to reduce the stigma by answering some common questions and busting myths.

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Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’ season two returns with help-seeking information

The popular and controversial Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’ returns to our screens in May. Mental health advocates have been working behind the scenes to make sure that viewers have access to help-seeking information and support services.