The dangers of stigmatising legal practitioners suffering from mental ill health are not confined to the practitioners themselves – they ripple out across the profession and the community at large, writes Dr Michelle Sharpe.
Patients in remote and rural areas face grave inequalities in access to healthcare. Rebecca Tidswell outlines how the current framework is particularly ill-equipped to address the specific and complex demands of mental health issues.
The workplace is a breeding ground for mental illness stigma, writes Sam Ryan.
No media outlet would ever run a story featuring the N word as an adjective. Maddie Smith asks whether the same can be said for disparaging descriptions of mental illness.
The film opens with scenic, sparse dessert hills and cuts to a haunting image of an Afghan solider looking downcast. Alongside him is a slow-motion image of a young Afghan boy running and spinning his arms, carefree. But in the entire film, these are the only images we see from a warzone. The film instantly […]
This article is part of our February theme, which focuses on one of the great silences in the human rights conversation in Australia: Prisoners’ Rights. Read our Editorial for more on this theme. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), to which Australia is a signatory, came into effect in 2008. Its […]