These days we are all so much more aware of our mental health than we have been in the past. But are you aware of the facts and statistics of mental health in Australia? Fly-in, fly-out workers from remote mining and construction sites, and offshore locations are at a higher risk of suffering from a […]
Healthforce Group, along with Rural and Remote Mental Health, are proud to advise we delivered our first Leadership Training session with Teekay Shipping last Thursday in Perth. The training session on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Offshore Industry, was developed to train leaders to be mindful of people who may be suffering mental health […]
Find something funny to have a good laugh at today, or remember a funny joke, story or experience you had, and have a good chuckle… Your body will thank you for it.
Depression often goes unrecognised, undiagnosed and unseen by many. Some people suffering from depression choose to conceal their condition, and deal with their inner demons in a way that doesn’t make them clearly visible. Depression does not have a ‘look’. It is not worn on our bodies like a scar. No one should feel the […]
We came across this segment on ABC’s Australian Story on Monday night, about Donna, who’s whole world unravalled in only 10 days, resulting in her jumping off Brisbane’s Story Bridge, attempting to take her own life. Outwardly she seemed so put together. She had a successful career, a happy family, and there was no history […]
We were very saddened to see this article on Sinead O’Connor, suicidal and feeling alone and left to deal with her mental illness on her own. A survey conducted by SANE Australia, found that loneliness is a widespread problem for people with mental illnesses. Those who are battling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia […]