One in four young people (aged 12 to 25) reported feeling lonely for three or more days within the last week.
The poorer people are, the higher their chances of contending with domestic violence, crime, social conflict, homelessness and unemployment.
Working from home can be quite a challenge.
It’s almost impossible to practise self-isolation and good hygiene if you’re living on the streets or moving from place to place.
Chronic conditions are more common among those who suffer from depression and anxiety.
Australia’s health system has embraced telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic, with patients getting care online, by video or by phone.
The battle against the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is just beginning.
We’ve now been social distancing for several weeks. While these measures have allowed us to slow the spread of COVID-19, they’ve also upended our day-to-day lives.
Medicare-subsidised psychology and psychiatry sessions, as well as GP visits, can now take place via phone and video calls – if clinicians agree not to charge patients out-of-pocket costs for the consult.
A career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or the armed forces in any country, can be rewarding, but also demanding. Challenges include the rigorous training, frequent moves, and maintaining social connections.