PHC Response to COVID-19

Psychological Health Care is responding to the COVID-19 situation using best practices as guided by the Health Department and we are asking all of our visitors to support us in …

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Learn How to Self-love

Self-love is a term that is often thrown around even in normal conversation. You have likely heard:
“You need to love yourself more.”
“Why don’t you love yourself?”
“You can’t …

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How Diabetes Impacts Your Mental Health

National Diabetes Week started on July 13 this year. Each annual campaign focuses on a different aspect of living with diabetes and aims to raise awareness of the serious physical …

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Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day is marked on June 27 worldwide.
It is a day to recognise the effects post-traumatic stress has on the lives of those affected …

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How to Cope with Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment Facts

Bipolar disorder is a type of depression characterised by mood swings or periods of time when the sufferer feels very low and depressed, followed by a manic period of intense …

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How to Beat Pregnancy Blues, Best Advice for Anxious Parents

While news of a baby on the way and the joys of a new addition to your family, especially a first child, is a positive life milestone for many, it …

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How to Build Mental Resilience in Children for a Happy Home

World Mental Health Day is held each October 10 with the aim of raising awareness of mental health issues worldwide. The theme for 2018 is Young People and Mental Health …

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Suicide Prevention: Promotion and Early Intervention to Save Lives

Suicide accounts for over 2,700 deaths in Australia every year – more than seven each day. Suicide is the leading cause of death of young Australians aged between 15 and …

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Coping with Loneliness: Strategies for a Happier Life

Everyone feels lonely from time to time, even when surrounded by other people. But feeling isolated and lonely for long periods of time can have a negative impact on mental …

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Supporting Your Teen to Manage Suicidal Thoughts

The infamous Netflix series 13 Reasons Why recently launched its second season, triggering a fresh wave of controversy over its content.
Parents, educators, and mental health professionals have expressed concern …

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