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Fears Some People With Mental Illness Will Fall Through NDIS Cracks

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

Mental Health Exclusion After Seeing A Psychologist

This post was originally featured on 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

Dispelling 3 Common Misconceptions about Psychologists

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