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Anxiety Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but when anxious feelings don’t go away, happen without any particular reason, or make it hard to cope with daily life, it might a sign of an anxiety condition. Because we all experience anxious feelings, it can be hard to know when to seek support. Women experience …

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LGBTQIA+ Health In Australia, up to 11 in 100 people may have a diverse sexual orientation, sex or gender identity. Many LGBTQIA+ people in Australia live healthy, happy and fulfilling lives. However, non-heterosexual people face up to twice as much abuse or violence than heterosexual people, and LGBTIQ+ people have an increased risk of depression …

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ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be categorised into by inattentiveness and hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Many people with ADHD have traits that fall into each of these categories, but that is not always the case. Symptoms of ADHD begin in childhood, and sometimes carry on into adulthood. The recommended treatment for adults with ADHD …

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness where someone has ongoing unwanted or intrusive thoughts and fears that cause anxiety. People with OCD have obsessions (for example, unwanted thoughts about dirt and disease, terrible things happening, sex, violence, or religious themes) and compulsions (overwhelming urges to do activities such as …

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Body Image & The Media

Body Image & The Media Body Image Body image can be heavily influenced by cultural and societal norms, which are constantly changing. Historically, the ‘ideal’ body image has been portrayed as curvy and voluptuous. Then came the popularity of corsets, slimming the waistline. In recent times, there has been a shift towards slim and slender, …

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Impacts of Trauma

Impacts of Trauma Traumatic events threaten the life and safety of ourselves or others. They can involve actual or threatened death, serious injury, or domestic, family, or sexual violence. Violence against women is any act of gender-based violence that causes or could cause physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of …

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Holistic, Traditional & Allied Health

Holistic, Traditional & Allied Health There are a range of traditional and complementary medical approaches that use a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, and non-pharmaceutical approaches to treatment. Complementary therapies aim to treat the whole person, focussing on the root cause of the disease and not just the symptoms. When selecting a traditional or …

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Cancer After finding out you have cancer, you may feel shocked, anxious, upset, or confused. These are all normal responses. Everyone reacts differently and there is no right way to feel. You may find it helpful to talk to family and friends about your feeling. Talk about your treatment options with your doctor and seek as much …

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Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support The journey of pregnancy and beyond can bring feelings of worry, sadness, distress and anger, especially if you are experiencing fertility problems, or are impacted by stillbirths or miscarriages. Depression and anxiety can happen at any time and there is support available to help you. Counselling Having fertility problems and receiving fertility …

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