Mental health

Shining a light on suicide: today is World Suicide Prevention Day

One in two young people are impacted by suicide by the time they turn 25 – meaning that half of the Australian population is personally touched by suicide one way or another. 

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Are we overcomplicating workplace mental health support?

So much of the time when we think about supporting someone in their mental health in the workplace, we vastly overcomplicate it.

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Mental health: an enormous challenge in the Indigenous community and even more if you are LGBTIQ+

Black Rainbow has delivered incredible impact to date, supporting dozens of events and writers. It’s all about bringing community out, and supporting them to live proud, and connected.

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Mental Toughness: It’s a mindset and more than just being resilient

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? Or a good leader? Or a good parent? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others fail?

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“The good news is, I’m getting better”. A mental health story of courage and resilience

I grew up with a mum who suffers from mental illness. Maybe it was a sign of the times but my family and I weren’t educated on mental illness, and so it went undetected for too long.

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Mental health reform is a social and economic investment for the future of Australia

Australia is in the midst of a productivity growth malaise, but an often unspoken outlier, improving mental health, could be the microeconomic reform of the 21st century.

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Creativity, innovation and the arts promoting positive mental health

While Mental Health Day aims to promote positive mental health, the harsh reality is that more and more Australians are falling victim to mental ill health.

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The importance of your personal mental health network #RUOK

Maybe it’s time the professional networks we keep started to look a little different.

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For true recovery, sometimes you just need to press ‘mental pause’

Sustained performance needs recovery time. You have no chance of sustaining performance if you don’t take time to pause.

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