Mental Health

Interview: Mental Health during COVID-19

Interview: Mental Health during COVID-19

One in five people in Australia experience a mental illness such as depression or anxiety every year, according to a national survey of mental…

Finding a new way to say “you’re not alone”

With traditional supports for young people shut, youth support organisations are having to get creative to make sure help gets to those who need it. By Aaron Smith and Miranda Dawe.

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.