Pets can play an important role in the daily management of long-term mental illness, new research finds, but experts say it is an untapped resource which should be incorporated into individual mental health care plans.
A plan to manage patient transition to the New Royal Adelaide Hospital by using other hospitals such as the Repat is a “high-risk” strategy that could cause a “train wreck”, the State Opposition says.
More than 100 homes near the airport are instructed to stop using groundwater for domestic purposes over contamination fears.
A NSW court cancels a Wollongong GP’s registration as a doctor in Australia over botched skin cancer procedures.
Headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, is teaming up with Facebook to fight back against youth suicide.
One quarter of Canberra children are overweight or obese, according to an ACT Government report, with little change in the numbers over the past five years.
Two women who turned to running to help deal with depression and anxiety are taking on 14 marathons across Tasmania in 15 days in a bid to raise $30,000 for mental health organisations.