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1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression. Here’s why

In recent years, depression and anxiety have afflicted college students at alarming rates. Anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counselling.

Disabled women celebrate vote centenary but warn of slow progress on...

Disabled activists have celebrated this week’s 100-year anniversary of women gaining the right to vote but have warned that disabled women are still facing breaches of their rights in all areas of life.

Disabled people need ‘equal and fair’ hate crime laws, MPs are...

Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs.

Almost every young person in WA detention has a severe brain...

Nine out of ten people in Western Australian youth detention are severely impaired in at least one area of brain function such as memory, language, attention, and executive function (planning and understanding consequences).

How neoliberalism is damaging your mental health

There is a widespread perception that mental ill health is on the rise in the West, in tandem with a prolonged decline in collective well-being. Has Neo-Liberalism caused this?

People With Disabilities Have A Lot To Offer Employers

Australia needs policies that capitalise on the strengths of people with disability. Disability employment is a huge problem even though disabled people have a lot to offer employers.

My Disability Matters Launches Partnership With The Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society & My Disability Matters have launched a partnership whereby TBS will create a community for their clients within The My Disability Matters Club and sponsor the My Disability Matters Community and MDM News Site. Learn more about this exciting initiative for the NDIS & disability sector in Australia.

Breaking the stigma around aged care

As we age most of us want to stay in our own homes as long as possible and home care is one fantastic option that allows us to do this.

Join for Free at the new My Disability Matters Club social...

Learn about the My Disability Matters Club - a new free social networking site for the disability platform. Just like Facebook only far better!

The cult of positivity: 9 inspirational mantras I’m very sick of...

A positive outlook for people with disabilities is helpful, even necessary, but it isn't magical and won't solve all your problems. Some solutions require society to change!