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Mental illness shouldn’t be a rite-of-passage for older Australians says peak body for psychologists
Beyond Blue campaign reminds people that support is “Always Available” over festive season
Pets, touch and COVID-19: why our furry friends are lifesavers
Young Aussies’ mental health a priority in pandemic recovery
Young Australians’ mental wellbeing must be a priority in pandemic recovery
Coping with cancer over festive season
New discussion paper highlights mental health impacts of COVID-19 on people living with dementia
Strong response to COVID-19 Recovery Survey at Mildura
One in two would test if they had mild COVID-19 symptoms: Australia
Staying Connected And Supporting Those In Need
It has stopped our lives: Families share impact of COVID-19
COVID-19 support line extended and expanded
Sharp decline in mental health for young Australians
Stolen Generations fight COVID-19 with community led response
One-third of survey respondents experience worsening levels of stress
VPostcards – your chance to win
Digital inclusion report warns of COVID impact
Earth-friendly fashion: University startup turns food waste into wearables
Therapy dog helps give counselling jitters lick
Young people with Crohn’s & Colitis need more mental health support
Dilemmas of a care robot in home
Adults with intellectual disability learn how to use Internet to stay connected during COVID 19
Australian musicians share personal mental health challenges
Taking care of our older people
Reducing high social cost of death
Online romance scam warning
Psychologists welcome Government’s decision to increase mental health services in aged care
New project deals with loneliness and social isolation in Kelvin Grove
Greens announce plan to close digital divide and support high-tech industries
Research finds new way to help frail older people
Social media use linked with depression, secondary trauma during COVID-19
Clinical and Translational Science Institute invests in four pilot projects
A Thousand Tears – Melbourne’s country outfit blends honky tonk and son Cubano
Victorian caravan & camping virtual show supports an industry that contributes $2.3 billion annually to Victorian
Are kids alright? Social isolation can take a toll, but play can help
Reconnecting – sometimes it is little things
Swinburne leads study investigating mental health impacts of COVID-19 in aged care
Shaping future of our region – online event
Uniting to provide FASD support
COVID-19: Anxiety increases, distancing drops
Boomerang gang helping to beat isolation
Worry increases, distancing decreases with COVID second wave
Seniors Festival Reimagined for 2020
Supporting Volunteers And Victorians Through Pandemic
FECCA welcomes government’s expansion of English language program
COVID-19: Surge in Number of Cash-Strapped Australian’s Looking to Quit Smoking – Data
Screen Australia announces $2.7 million for 9 projects
Australians Come to Rescue of International Students