Mental health

Nearly half of young Australians are emotionally lonely, new survey finds

The Relationships Indicators 2022 survey, released by Relationships Australia, has found that Australians are experiencing increased levels of loneliness – but nearly half of us...
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Nearly half of young Australians are emotionally lonely, new survey finds

The Relationships Indicators 2022 survey, released by Relationships Australia, has found that Australians are experiencing increased levels of loneliness – but nearly half of us...
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Finding Ways to Deal With Holiday Stress This Easter

Whether you associate the Easter long weekend with enjoyable family time and Easter eggs, or high expectations and sugar crashes, you can learn to navigate...
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How To Find An LGBTIQ-Inclusive Counselling Service

Looking for LGBTIQ-friendly counselling or other inclusive mental health services? Here’s a helpful guide on how and where to start your search. Up to 11...
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Why many of us find Christmas stressful – and what you can do about it

We’re told that it’s supposed to be the happiest, most joyous time of the year – so it can be hard if we actually find...
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The role of relationships in mental health resilience

We’re often, and rightfully, reminded that strong, resilient mental health is core to our wellness, happiness, and success in life. What we may not see so much,...
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It’s men’s health week, but it’s still mostly women who take care of it.

It’s Men’s Health Week and it is true enough that there are significant health issues to be addressed. The biggest risk seems to be that...
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Gaslighting behaviour – what’s healthy and what’s not?

Gaslighting: You may not even know that you’ve been a victim of it. These subtle gaslighting behaviours erode confidence and create greater vulnerability and dependency...
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How to deal with ’empty nest syndrome’ when your kids move out

When kids leave home, it can be devastating for many parents, who might experience sadness, loss of meaning and purpose, and anxiety about their children’s...
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Asking R U OK and Making It Count

“How are you” has become a default greeting and a way to make small talk. How can we start really listening to each other a...
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The impact of financial hardship on rural families and how it affects relationships

Many families in NSW rural communities have had to deal with income anxiety and financial hardship as a result of the Covid19 pandemic. Income anxiety...
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What rural Australians can teach us about coping in difficult times

As Australia has been brought to a virtual standstill over the past five months as the Covid-19 pandemic swept through the nation, rural communities in...
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Practicing gratitude during lockdown

It’s important to reflect at the start of each day and ensure you’re doing everything you can during this time to stay positive. We’ve created...
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The Positives of Families Staying at Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

As the pandemic continues, families may still find themselves spending far more time together than they normally would. Here’s how to ease any tensions before...
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16 Activities For People Self-Isolating

If COVID-19 has you stuck at home, you may be wondering how to fill the time. These 16 activities will help you stay busy and...
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How To Stay Productive and Well While Working From Home

Whether you’re someone that loves the WFH life, or you prefer being in an office, here are our top work from home tips to help...
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What can I expect from my first psychologist appointment?

Are you going to see a psychologist for the first time? Good for you for making your mental health a priority! Here are some tips...
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How do I get a mental health care plan?

The decision to go on a mental health care plan is not always an easy one. Many of us avoid it because it would mean...
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We are here to help those who have been impacted by the bushfires.

Let’s have a chat, it’s that simple. We know the bushfires and the extreme weather conditions occurring around Australia are terrifying and for many, there...
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New Year’s resolutions for your mental health and wellbeing

If you’re thinking about making a New Year’s resolution, consider making one that will benefit your mental health and wellbeing. Often our New Year’s resolutions...
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Why good relationships are essential for our mental health

Relationships and mental health go hand in hand. Humans are relational beings – we want and need to belong. But do healthy relationships underpin our mental...
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We are here to help those who have been impacted by Drought

Let’s have a chat, it’s that simple. With 70 years of experience in relationship support, we offer information and services to help Australians get through...
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Men, fathering and depression

About five per cent of Australian men develop postnatal depression in the first year after their child is born. While many men and first-time fathers...
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Relationships and good mental health

There are two scenarios to consider. In the first instance, what if you have a family member who is the one in five people across...
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