Profile20Picture2028129_0.jpg

SYN 90.7

Mental Health Week

635895349923724103-443893601_lets-talk-about-mental-health

Over half of the Australian population will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lifetime.

This week is Mental Health Week and it aims to create awareness, engage, and educate Australians about mental health.

Reporter Jordan Fennell takes a look at the social stigma surrounding mental illness and the ways people can seek help.

***Please note, this story does mention mental illness. So if you or someone you know needs support, please contact Headspace via their website www.headspace.org.au, Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Tara Cosoleto
Category:
Topics:
Tags: ,
Share

More by Panorama

happppyyy

World happiness report: Where does Australia sit and how do we get happy?

  March 20th, 2017 was International Day of Happiness, as proposed by Chairman and CEO of Illien Global Public Benefit Corporation and former […]

Youtube’s restricted mode a cause of concern for LGBTIQ youth mental health

A recent backlash by Youtube users surrounding pro-LGBTIQ content that is hidden when restricted mode is activated has prompted Youtube to apologize. […]

Non-dairy milk products stir proposed change to milk labelling

A proposed change to labeling of non-dairy milk products has been raised by the dairy industry. Panorama reporter Kasia Kosidlo spoke to Dairy […]