As we come to the close of another year and look forward to starting a new one, let’s take a look back at some of our most popular blogs of 2019.
Pros and cons of social media for mental health
Social media is a part of our everyday lives. We use it to share information, stay in touch with friends and to learn about the world around us. While there are many benefits to social media it doesn’t come without potential negative implications.
Learn more about the pros and cons of social media.
Worried sick? Six ways to manage workplace stress
Living a life free of stressful situations would be close to impossible. We experience stress not only in our personal lives but also throughout our careers. For some people, workplace stress can sometimes be so intense that it negatively affects their wellbeing.
But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Here are some tips on how to deal with stress in the workplace.
Regional and remote mental health services are difficult to access
People living in rural areas are at higher risk of suffering with mental health issues than those living in urban environments. Yet despite the increased need in mental health services, those people are not accessing the services at the same rate as those living in the cities.
Find out why.
5 natural healing treatments for depression and anxiety
Wait! We’re not talking about herbal supplements or anything like that (not that there’s anything wrong with that). We’re talking about natural treatments for depression and anxiety that anyone can do and that have real (proven) effects.
Royal Commission into Mental Health – On the Line submission
Earlier this year, the Victorian government began the process of a Royal Commission into mental health, beginning with a call for submissions to help shape the Terms of Reference.
On the Line, along with many other organisations that operate in this field, submitted a response that outlined some of the areas that we consider to be priorities in this review.
Here are some of the areas we consider as critically important.
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