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Depression and older people

Depression in adults over 65 can include unexplained physical symptoms, memory loss, and various behavioural changes. This page can help you diagnose if an older person may be suffering from depression.

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Loneliness and isolation

Everyone feels a sense of loneliness and isolation at times. Learn why you may feel this way, how it affects your mental health and how to deal with it.

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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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Causes of mental illness

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes mental illness. It is thought that interactions between certain genetic and environmental factors can increase the risk of mental illness.

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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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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, that are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence can affect anyone in the community. Trusted advice on how get help for yourself, a friend or family member.

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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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How to handle the heatwave

A heatwave 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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