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Teen’s Mental Health Needs More Thought

Young people in regional and rural areas are crying out for more mental health services. Data from Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2016 shows one in four young people in areas such as Dubbo have a probable serious mental illness. About 52 per cent of young people said they had a problem which needed professional help [...]

Report Suggests Regional and Remote are Left Behind in Mental Health Support

The divide between city and country is a familiar narrative, but a report into mental health needs has warned the gap for young Australians in rural areas could be worsening. The research released today by Mission Australia and ReachOut shows people are struggling to find adequate mental health services, if the right help is available [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:54:06+10:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New Partnership to Support Mental Health in Rural Australian Communities

A new partnership between two prominent foundations will look to support mental health in rural, regional and remote Australian communities. CCI Giving and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) announced they had entered into a five-year partnership last Wednesday. The primary focus will be a FRRR-managed grants program, to support community-driven initiatives that [...]

By |2018-06-04T13:49:52+10:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Illness, Suicide|Tags: , , , |0 Comments