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Controversial Deciem founder dead at 40

Controversial Deciem founder dead at 40

The troubled co-creator of The Ordinary foundation has died, after he was ousted from the company in October.

  • by Mary Ward

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AFP trials new mental health program for Canberra officers
Crime

AFP trials new mental health program for Canberra officers

Canberra's City station has been chosen as one of two locations for the AFP's new mental health pilot program, in which officers are monitored for the cumulative effects of traumatic events.

  • by Peter Brewer
Paul's home was almost uninhabitable before he realised he had a problem

Paul's home was almost uninhabitable before he realised he had a problem

Paul Thornberry collected anything and everything to the point his Midland home was almost uninhabitable. His hoarding problem was so bad he became suicidal.

  • by Lauren Pilat
Mental health patients left waiting 50-plus hours this week in Perth EDs
Hospitals

Mental health patients left waiting 50-plus hours this week in Perth EDs

More than 40 and 50 hours, each. That's how long four mental health patients had been waiting in Perth emergency departments as of Wednesday this week.

  • by Phil Hickey
Alone, restrained and drugged: calls for mental health system reform

Alone, restrained and drugged: calls for mental health system reform

Victorian mental health patients are far more likely than those in other states to be forcibly restrained during treatment, and a new research paper has urged that to change.

  • by Bianca Hall
Natasha Exelby's 'dark place' after breakfast job firing 16 days in
ABC

Natasha Exelby's 'dark place' after breakfast job firing 16 days in

Exelby was told of her axing from Ten's Wake Up in a carpark by the show's executive producer, Adam Boland, 45 minutes before it was publicly announced.

  • by Amy Croffey
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How to cope with bad news days
Mental health

How to cope with bad news days

There's an old saying in journalism, 'If it bleeds, it leads.'

  • by Sarah Knight
In this photo I am living my best life. The reality was very different
Wellbeing

In this photo I am living my best life. The reality was very different

There is a common misconception about what mental illness must look like.

  • by Jill Stark
Mental health royal commission overwhelmed by response
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Mental health royal commission overwhelmed by response

Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state's mental health system with submissions about the crisis in services for people suffering mental illness, including those at risk of suicide.

  • by Bianca Hall
Model Annalise Braakensiek remembered at Bondi memorial
Tragedy

Model Annalise Braakensiek remembered at Bondi memorial

Around 200 mourners gathered at Bondi Beach this morning to farewell Annalise Braakensiek in an emotional sunrise ceremony.

  • by Amy Croffey
$1.45 billion for mental health removes uncertainty for local services
Healthcare

$1.45 billion for mental health removes uncertainty for local services

Mental health services across Australian communities will share in $1.45 billion under a funding model shake-up that offers local organisations, staff and patients greater long term certainty.

  • by Kate Aubusson