Men, Mateship and Mental Health

Often reacted to as an awkward issue… The importance of social and personal connection for men in maintaining good mental health (well, important for all humans’ mental health-our society and culture just don’t make this very easy for men).

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia What is schizophrenia? https://www.sane.org/mental-health-and-illn…/…/schizophrenia How is it diagnosed? https://www.psycom.net/schizophrenia-dsm-5-definition/ How common is it? (Scroll to ‘Statistics’) https://www.myvmc.com/diseases/schizophrenia/ What you can do: (Scroll to ‘treatment’) https://www.myvmc.com/diseases/schizophrenia/ What’s it actually like for real people? https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/catego…/blog/schizophrenia Image credit: Kate Fenner, artist with … Continue reading Schizophrenia

Bipolar Resources

Bipolar What is it? https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/…/what-is-bipolar-diso… How is it diagnosed? https://www.sunovionhealthinsights.com/…/dsm-diagnostic-cri… How common is it? (Starts page 2, under bipolar heading) https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/…/f…/facts_figures.pdf… What you can do: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/…/bipolar-di…/treatment What’s it actually like for real people? https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/bipolar Image credit: Josephine King, Bipolar artist: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2010/sep/10/josephine-king-bipolar-art Continue reading Bipolar Resources

Depression Resources

Depression What is it? https://www.beyondblue.org.au/…/depressi…/signs-and-symptoms How is it diagnosed? https://images.pearsonclinical.com/…/DSM5_DiagnosticCriteri… How common is it? (Scroll to fourth heading) https://www.beyondblue.org.au/…/r…/statistics-and-references What you can do: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/clinical-r…/…/treatment What is it actually like for real people? https://www.beyondblue.org.au/who-does-it…/personal-stories… Continue reading Depression Resources

Anxiety Resources

Anxiety What is it?  https://au.reachout.com/articles/what-is-anxiety How common is it? (Scroll to third heading) https://www.beyondblue.org.au/…/r…/statistics-and-references How is it diagnosed? https://www.verywellmind.com/dsm-5-criteria-for-generalized… What you can do: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/clinical-r…/…/treatment What’s it actually like for real people? https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/anxiety Continue reading Anxiety Resources