Many people face an uphill battle in obtaining help for their mental health – not just overcoming the stigma attached to seeking help, but also in terms of the quality of care available from an underfunded and understaffed health service. Thankfully, grassroots projects provide support to those in need. Continue reading A broken mental health system, but some light in the dark
On the nightly television news, images of meth lab busts by police are not uncommon. But what happens after everyone leaves the crime scene? Continue reading Meet the people behind SA’s meth lab decontamination industry
The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDRF) is putting Australians to the test of walking 120,000 steps for October to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes, a cause which hits close to home for many Australians. Continue reading The journey to turn Type 1 into type none
Indigenous and remotely located children are more likely to receive child protection care than children in major cities, according to a Child Protection Report from March 2020, but what are the circumstances that lead to this? Continue reading Indigenous and remotely located children are more likely to receive child protection care than those in major cities, but why is this?
Urinary tract infections and thrush are all too common for many women, but why are we so ashamed of it? Continue reading Unspoken illnesses that plague women
The essential oil business market continues to boom as people seek to reduce chemicals in their beauty products and homes. Continue reading The rise of essential oils and low tox living: more than a fad?
With human trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine beginning in Adelaide, will South Australians trust the fast-tracked result? Continue reading A fast-tracked vaccine is on the way, but is the public willing to get the jab?
Visiting a family member in hospital is always hard, but during a pandemic it becomes unnerving. Continue reading “Please don’t go”: My family’s experience of hospitalisation during COVID-19
The reopening of pubs and bars means this may be the hardest Dry July yet Continue reading Dry July
South Australian high school students want more from their sex education, so what is missing from the curriculum and why is it so important in the first place? Continue reading Fulfilment over fear: what SA students want from their sex education