Albert Road Clinic - 25 years of caringOn Tuesday 24th November 2020, Albert Road Clinic celebrated a momentous 25 years supporting the community.
Art Therapy, Beyond Words…Art Therapy is based on the idea that creativity enhances the well-being of all people and is a natural aspect of all cultures and human experience. Discover art therapy and learn how Albert Road Clinic incorporate this style of therapy into their program.
Pregnancy and early parenthood in a pandemic: how does it affect mental health?The COVID-19 pandemic has caused stress and anxiety for the population at large, but how does a global historical event of this scale, especially one tied to health and medical care access, affect mental health in pregnancy, family and infants? Professor Louise Newman AM explains.
Right from the beginning: why early intervention is so important in parenting supportThe research clearly shows that the first three years of life are critical to mental and emotional wellbeing for life. Professor Louise Newman AM discusses how critical early intervention can be in supporting both infants and parents.
Alcohol: Australia’s most widely-used recreational drugWhile you might not think of alcohol as being a drug, the fact is it’s Australia’s most widely-used recreational drug. And, just like any other drug, overuse can be harmful.
Violence against women: a silent but significant problemThis International Women’s Day, we’re discussing an issue that affects women the world over. Violence against women is an epidemic, quietly creeping into every community, in every postcode.
Teen screen addiction: very real and potentially harmfulTeens are using their smartphones and other devices more than ever. Melbourne mental health experts are now treating teenagers who show signs of addiction to technology.
Mental health and Christmas: how to look after yourself and your loved ones during the festive season While the holidays are a time of joy and giving for many, for some they can be stressful, sad and even depressing. Here’s how to take care of your mental health this Christmas – and the mental health of those around you.
It’s different for blokes: Why Australian men need to take action on mental healthOn average, men account for 75% of suicides in Australia every year. Yet, across the board, men are much less likely to seek treatment from a GP, or to ask for support from friends and family. That needs to change.
New treatment for Victorians targets childhood trauma Victorians battling mental illness as a result of childhood trauma have a new treatment program to help manage their psychological and behavioural issues.
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