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Indigenous People with Disability Have a Double Disadvantage and the NDIS Can’t Handle That

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with severe disability face many barriers to fully accessing the support offered by the NDIS. This group of people has already experienced long-standing isolation and are particularly vulnerable to being left behind, again. The prevalence of disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is twice that experienced by [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:50:58+11:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘Horror Stories’: Think Twice before Telling Your Boss You Have Mental Health Issues

  Photo: Sydney Morning Herald Workers who tell bosses about their mental health issues are risking their careers, the head of national charity BeyondBlue has warned. BeyondBlue chief executive Georgie Harman said that openness about mental health issues could potentially help managers create the best environment to aid recovery. But workers should speak openly only [...]