“So many people have begged me to come forward, and I just thought — well, I have to do this. I owe it to them. I cannot die a coward,” said Marsha M. Linehan, a psychologist at the University of Washington. The door to the room where as a teenager Dr.
This post originally featured on ABC News. Urgent action is needed to ensure there is adequate support for people who have a mental illness and are not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), mental health service providers say. Money from a number of federal programs is being rolled into the
This post was originally featured on News.com.au LAST week I unwittingly kicked a hornet’s nest. It started with something mundane; I applied for income protection. When the insurance company then insisted on a so-called “mental health exclusion,” it floored me. Let me explain more. Nearly two years ago, I was made redundant by
Therapy can assist anyone who is willing to take the very brave steps of acknowledging their difficulties, of placing their trust in a mental health professional, and of actively participating in the process of therapy. Just like for a physical health problem, early intervention for a mental health problem can