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Lifting the Lid Community Forum

2017-09-18T12:58:22+00:00

On Wednesday September 13, Rotarians from across Western Australia gathered for Australian Rotary Health’s inaugural Lifting the Lid: Mental Health and Our Kids community forum - to discuss this important issue at the University Club in Perth. Organised by both West Australian Rotary Districts and generously sponsored by the Perron [...]

Lifting the Lid Community Forum 2017-09-18T12:58:22+00:00

A Simply Fantastic Night!

2017-08-28T14:52:46+00:00

By Di and Kenneth Hall   Three of the stars of Les Miserables Australia came together in Tamworth on 5th August to present Epiphanies – a celebration of our struggles and hopes through some of the great melodies of musical theatre. They played two performances both of which were sold out and received a standing [...]

A Simply Fantastic Night! 2017-08-28T14:52:46+00:00

Rotary Club of Drysdale’s Mental Health Mission

2017-08-23T15:48:11+00:00

Knitting Beanies raises funds for Mental Health Research By Caroline Rickard I am sure that in your lifetime you have known people that struggle with mental health issues and it is becoming more evident now we are talking more openly and acknowledging the importance of sharing our inner most thoughts. We can see [...]

Rotary Club of Drysdale’s Mental Health Mission 2017-08-23T15:48:11+00:00

Encouraging Women to Seek Help with Postnatal Emotional Distress

2017-08-11T07:42:22+00:00

An Intervention for Mothers Experiencing Postnatal Emotional Distress A study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) that examines an intervention for mothers experiencing postnatal emotional distress, shows potential in encouraging more women to seek help. 40 Maternal and Child Health Nurses (MCHNs) from three Victorian towns were recruited to the trial, [...]

Encouraging Women to Seek Help with Postnatal Emotional Distress 2017-08-11T07:42:22+00:00

ARH – RSL PTSD Program

2017-09-19T16:37:22+00:00

Update August 2017 In 2015 Australian Rotary Health commenced an initiative to study the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and as such engaged the first scholar, Kristin Graham, who has been carrying out research at the University of Adelaide. Over the past two and a half years a pilot program has been [...]

ARH – RSL PTSD Program 2017-09-19T16:37:22+00:00

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

2017-07-25T09:36:08+00:00

Investigating the Link Between Sleep and Mental Health   In today’s society it’s easy to underestimate the importance of a good night’s sleep, particularly with life’s perpetuating demands. However, getting too much or not enough sleep can not only lead to serious health problems, but can also impact mood, learning, productivity, [...]

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep 2017-07-25T09:36:08+00:00

Prevention of Eating Disorders in Young People

2017-08-28T14:04:37+00:00

Fine-Tuning Accessibility to Body Image Interventions   While we know that mental health problems are common in young people, it tends to be quite a “hidden” problem. This is a notion Associate Professor Susan Byrne has become quite familiar with in her 25 years working in the field of mental health. [...]

Prevention of Eating Disorders in Young People 2017-08-28T14:04:37+00:00

In Memory of PP Rob Henry

2017-06-28T15:42:43+00:00

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of PP Rob Henry, who will always be remembered for his contribution and dedication to Australian Rotary Health. Rob was a member of the Rotary Club of Boronia in District 9810 and became the driving force behind the ‘Ride for Research [...]

In Memory of PP Rob Henry 2017-06-28T15:42:43+00:00

teen Mental Health First Aid

2017-06-23T14:02:22+00:00

Australian Rotary Health Addresses Mental Health Funding Gap teen Mental Health First Aid is a classroom training program for high-school students in Years 10-12 to learn how to support a friend who has mental health problems. teen Mental Health First Aid involves learning to use an action plan over 3 class sessions: The [...]

teen Mental Health First Aid 2017-06-23T14:02:22+00:00

Muster Stages 1 to 3 Deferred

2017-06-08T16:05:54+00:00

Please note that stages 1, 2 & 3 of the Muster for Mental Health have been deferred until 2018   The Muster for Mental Health was launched at the 70th Anniversary of the Rotary Club of Mornington, the birth place of Australian Rotary Health. By the cut-off date for registrations for drives [...]

Muster Stages 1 to 3 Deferred 2017-06-08T16:05:54+00:00