Health + Wellness

87% Australians agree that at least some end-of-life planning is important however many often experience barriers to taking action New research has revealed the attitudes, behaviours and experiences of Australians around death, dying and end-of-life planning. The study, commissioned by leading not-for-profit The Groundswell Project Australia, reveals that...

Emergency services personnel are Australia’s first line of defence in times of crisis – but who do they turn to in their own time of need?  University of Southern Queensland researchers are investigating how psychiatric assistance dogs (PAD) can help with posttraumatic growth and recovery, focusing...

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) acknowledges the positive steps within the Victorian Government announcement regarding primary school aged mental health but urges them to ensure early childhood and development psychologists are available to those in need. APS President Tamara Cavenett noted that while any additional investment...