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Topic archives: BeyondBlue

Pampered ideologues mislead us on ‘stigma’ and mental health

March 23, 2017 24

Australia is overrun with old blokes who have no plans to address the escalating pain of real survival.

Kennett tries, fails to breathe life into Adam Giles’ dying govt

August 15, 2016 4

What was Jeff Kennett doing at a launch for the NT's Country Liberal Party?

No, Beyondblue, we do not need more awareness about mental health

No, Beyondblue, we do not need more awareness about mental health

April 21, 2016 44

If you don't have a mental illness, you don't need more "awareness" of a condition you don't have.

Who cares for the carers? Doctors hesitant to ask for help

Who cares for the carers? Doctors hesitant to ask for help

February 17, 2015

Doctors have very stressful, emotionally taxing jobs, and many are afraid to ask for help when they need it most, writes Radio National journalist Ann Arnold.

Razer’s Class Warfare: reducing depression’s ‘stigma’ is cheap, stupid policy

Razer’s Class Warfare: reducing depression’s ‘stigma’ is cheap, stupid policy

March 27, 2014 30

Some Australians still think depression is not a disease. But who cares? Instead of trying to change their minds, let's change our policy and funding, and provide some proper treatment.

A radically different approach to mental health care

November 23, 2010

On Wednesday in Melbourne, beyondblue is hosting the first national Community Access Program forum, at which mental health professionals, consumers, policymakers and others will discuss a new approach that may radically change mental health re in this country, writes Leonie Young.

Last minute injunction leaves 60 Minutes flat footed

August 10, 2009 1

The desperate spiking of last-night's 60 Minutes "suicide cluster" story had an interesting lead-up, pitting BeyondBlue chief Jeff Kennett and adolescent psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg against Nine chief David Gyngell.

BeyondBlue finally pays attention to long-neglected group

July 20, 2009 7

Whether it’s neo-natal, indigenous, or rural mental health , BeyondBlue has been almost relentless in its efforts to reach groups who are at risk. Except one.