A champion Paralympian had to slide down two flights of stairs on her bottom at a cinema. Now she is calling on businesses to make disability access a priority.
Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
Residents are raising concerns as Huawei 4G small cell boxes are installed in suburban Sydney. Studies have shown no evidence that mobile phones make us sick, but the debate rages on. Welcome to the nocebo effect, writes Adam Verrender.
Interviewing 200 14-year-old girls, many issues race to the fore. One of those is the link between instant gratification and the epidemic of teen anxiety, writes Madonna King.
Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.
Cricketer Moises Henriques appeared to have the perfect life, and he knew how good he had. But it made the anxiety and barrage of negative thoughts he was suffering all the more distressing.
Practising mindfulness can improve your physical health, says psychiatry professor Dan Siegel — but others warn the science is not conclusive.
The Federal Government will increase funding to youth mental health service provider Headspace by about 50 per cent next financial year, which Prime Minister Scott Morrison says will make a big difference in young people's lives.
It can be empowering to make positive life changes. While time restrictions and financial limitations may affect some people's ability to make such changes, we all have the ability to make small meaningful changes.