Mental Health

Braving post bushfire “eco-anxiety”

Houses have been rebuilt but the mental health impacts of the February 2009 Black Saturday bushfires are still occurring in Victorian communities. Costa Haritos reports.

Crisis in foster care

A desperate shortage of foster carers in Victoria has led to claims that some are being pushed to the limit and forced to take on children they are not equipped for. Therese Duncan reports.

Dare to care

Kirsty Porter’s passion for community aged care is changing the lives of dementia patients across Melbourne. Jack Bennett reports.

Dieting to be skinny

Celebrities are promoting weight loss products, but are they losing weight, or gaining money? Rebecca Johansen investigates.

When the black dog bites

Art therapist Emma Finch helps sufferers of mental illness heal through the power of art. Rebecca Johansen reports.