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Domestic violence against men

Domestic violence against men can include physical violence, bullying, emotional abuse and social isolation. Find out how to break the cycle of abuse and where to get help.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Gambling addiction

People with a gambling addiction will continue to gamble even if it means risking their financial security, relationships or home, but help is available.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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