Continued connection to culture, country and community is important for mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Recommended first-line treatments – such as advice to stay active and to exercise – are often overlooked. Instead, many health professionals seem to favour less effective treatments such as rest, opioids, spinal injections and surgery.
Disturbances to circadian rhythms – specifically, increased activity during rest hours and/or inactivity during the day – were associated with a greater risk of mood disorders (such as depression and bipolar disorder), worse subjective feelings of well-being and slower reaction times.
35% of people who suffer with low back pain are also diagnosed with depression, anxiety and social isolation.
Loneliness has been found to be a risk factor for all causes of early death and feeling lonely increases our likelihood of earlier death by 26%.
What would make the future even brighter would be building a world that accepts that disabled people are us and not them – the faceless numbers.
Hollywood actress partners with Disability Solutions to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
We need to change the way we think about disability, sex, and sexuality once and for all. To explore the power of social labels, how they can affect one’s life in both positive and negative ways.
There’s consistent evidence showing a relationship over time between heavy or repeated cannabis use (or those diagnosed with cannabis use disorder) and an experience of psychosis for the first time.
Unaffordable home loans, poor financial advice and unmanageable consumer credit may have serious consequences for many Australians, beyond bankruptcy and debt.