Depression in older people
Older people are less likely than younger people to report depression, but it's important they can recognise, and get support for mental health concerns.
Suicide warning signs
By knowing the warning signs of suicide, those who are most at risk, and by being aware of how to access support, you could help save a life. Find out more.
How to handle a heatwave
Heatwaves can be life threatening, with some groups more at risk than others. Here’s what you need to know about heat-related illness such as heatstroke.
Older people and mental health
Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, which are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.
Benefits of volunteering
Volunteering is an upaid activity and can have lots of benefits. As well as having a positive impact on your commuity it can have multiple benefits for your mental health as well.
Avoiding dementia discrimination: how to treat someone with dementia
To mark Dementia Action Week 2019, Australians are being urged to avoid unconscious discrimination against people with dementia. Check out these tips.
3 other ways COVID-19 affects Australians’ health — and what to do about it
COVID-19 can impact wellbeing in surprising ways, from affecting mental health to increasing hand-sanitiser poisoning. Find out how.
Mental health resources for men
Men are less likely than women to seek help if they're experiencing mental health issues. They don't have to do it alone. Help is available.
Charles Bonnet syndrome
People with Charles Bonnet syndrome experience visual hallucinations (‘phantom images’) but don’t have a mental health issue. Learn about the condition here.
People with a gambling addiction will continue to gamble even if it means risking their financial security, relationships or home, but help is available.