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World Mental Health Day | Suicide Prevention

Organised by the World Federation for Mental Health, World Mental Health Day is observed every year on October 10. This year, the focus & theme of the day is Suicide Prevention. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is leading the charge with their campaign of ‘40 seconds of action’, in recognition of the fact that globally, someone loses their life to suicide every 40 seconds.

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Rallying around R U OK? Day

On the Line supports R U OK? day because it conveys a vital message; talking about our feelings and emotions is the best thing any of us can do.

By Kim O’Neill, CEO, On the Line

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Four things to think about for Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week is a timely reminder of the mental health challenges that women continue to face in our society.

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5 natural healing treatments for depression and anxiety

What are some natural ways to manage mental health conditions like depression and anxiety? Here are five all-natural methods that are consistently supported by clinical evidence.

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Telehealth counselling to address regional mental health

Is phone and online counselling a viable and cost effective way forward for alleviating Australia’s regional mental health crisis?

By Kim O’Neill, CEO, On the Line

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Farm Safety Week and rural mental health

Looking after your mental health is much like looking after your physical health. Prevention is often the best way to stop a small problem from becoming a bigger one.

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5 things you may not know about On The Line’s counselling services

Here are five things that On the Line does in men’s mental health that you may not have known about.

By Kim O’Neill, CEO, On the Line

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Pros and cons of social media for mental health

Sunday 30 June is World Social Media Day – recognising and celebrating social media’s influence on global communication and technology. While social media has provided us with access to more information than ever before, there are both positive and negative implications of our use of this technology. Here we look at some of the pros and cons of social media use today.

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The role of mindfulness in prevention and early intervention

Could wider adoption of mindfulness as a form of prevention and early intervention be a first step toward helping reduce Australia’s burden of disease?

By Kim O’Neill, CEO, On the Line

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Types of domestic and family violence

Family and domestic violence is a major social health and welfare issue globally. On average, police in Australia currently deal with 723 domestic violence matters a day. We often think of domestic violence as physical, but it can take many forms. Here we’ve identified some of the common types of abuse and warning signs.

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