Lifeline says it’s possible to bounce Back

SAMUEL BURNETT Suicide is still seen as a taboo subject, something that polite society may pretend it does not exist, but it is a very real problem. The World Health Organisation have estimated one person commits suicide every 40 seconds, … [Read more...]

OCD: The misunderstood mental battle

INGE HANSEN It is a condition with a recognisable name used by many people to explain simple habits, yet for those who suffer from it, life is far from simple. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affects 2.5-3 percent of the population and is … [Read more...]

Curtin University Announces National Trans Mental Health Study

TESS BROOKS Researchers at Curtin University in Perth have begun conducting Australia’s first nation-wide study into the mental health of transgender and transsexual people. Over a 12 month period in 2007 it was discovered that trans people … [Read more...]