R U OK?Day 2020 is Thursday 10 September in Australia. But no matter where we are, the message is universal – ‘THERE’S MORE TO SAY AFTER R U OK?’. Read more

COVID-19 anxiety management tips may help relieve our anxiety about relationships, employment, financial hardship and uncertainty. Read more

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can connect us in new ways. The World Health Organization’s Connecting the World to Combat Coronavirus explains how. Read more

Have you been prescribed antidepressants to treat hot flushes or hot flashes even though you may not feel depressed? Read more

Jean Hailes February 2019 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

This week is Women’s Health Week in Australia, by the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Five days, five different topics, from 3-7 September 2018. Read more

Health Topics

“Most women make the transition into menopause without experiencing depression, but many women report symptoms of moodiness, depressed mood…”. Read more

“It is important to note that not all midlife women experience mood problems, but some women are more vulnerable than others to developing either…”. Read more

“Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease
caused by a newly discovered
coronavirus”. Read more

“…empty nest syndrome is a phenomenon in which parents experience feelings of sadness and loss when the last child leaves home”. Read more

“Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior”. Read more

“Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women”. Read more

“The approaches that work best for each of us to manage our anxiety will differ. We may need to try a few different approaches to find one that helps us to manage anxiety”. Read more

“Depression has been shown to be prevalent during menopause, affecting as many as 70% of women transitioning into menopause”. Read more