Therapy dog use on the rise in Australia

Darcy the therapy dog

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN It is not unusual to use physical therapy and rehabilitation to help people recover from accidents or injuries. It’s a tried and tested recovery technique. But in recent years a much newer and much more surprising recovery … [Read more...]

Young women at higher risk of mental illness than young men

INGE HANSEN AND JODIE DEAN A joint report by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute revealed young women are at a higher risk of mental illness than young men. An annual survey, conducted by Mission Australia, found one in five young … [Read more...]

Expert says: Euthanasia is a health issue, not political

INGE HANSEN A Griffith University health expert has warned changes to federal 'right- to- die' laws for the terminally ill are unlikely to change any time soon. Griffith University Associate Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice … [Read more...]