Mental health

  • Men with mental illness are 82% more likely to have cancer

    A new report released today from Victoria University is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.

    Walking towards better wellbeing

    During the lowest points of my depression, I started walking late at night. A lot. It was fitting, to me, to surround myself with the beauty of the night at its blackest at a time that my health felt like it was plummeting to similar depths of darkness.
  • 'Sobering stories': one industry's suicide epidemic

    A new collaborative initiative from Winslow Constructors and beyondblue seeks to address the astronomical rates of suicide among Australian construction workers, which are among the highest in the country.