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Jul17

Study reveals Aboriginal communities at higher risk of STIs and HIV

POSTED ON // Thursday, 17 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Study reveals Aboriginal communities at higher risk of STIs and HIV

At the launch of the International Indigenous Pre Conference on HIV and AIDS, James Ward, deputy head of Aboriginal Health at the Baker Institute has advised a radical response is needed to manage the high rates of STIs and HIV infection in Indigenous communities.

Jun19

Beyondblue announces Belle Brockhoff as new ambassador

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 June 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Beyondblue announces Belle Brockhoff as new ambassador

Out Olympic snowboarder Belle Brockhoff shares her own battle with depression as she joins beyondblue as an Ambassador.

Jun16

Hook-up apps linked to increase in STIs

POSTED ON // Monday, 16 June 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Hook-up apps linked to increase in STIs

California reserachers have discovered a higher rate of incidence of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) amongst men who regularly used hook up  apps such as Grindr and Scruff.

Jun08

‘Tackle it and you'll be sorted’: Facing depression head on

POSTED ON // Sunday, 08 June 2014 Written by // Danny Corvini

‘Tackle it and you'll be sorted’: Facing depression head on

There was a precise moment when party boy Neil Singleton realised he’d been swallowed whole by depression. When asked a straight-forward question by his psychologist, everything went grey like a foggy mist. He couldn’t remember what she’d asked, let alone answer it.  

May03

Tributes flow for Daniel Scott

POSTED ON // Saturday, 03 May 2014 Written by // Reg Domingo

Tributes flow for Daniel Scott

People have taken to social media to pay their respects to Daniel Scott.

Apr29

Into group sex? Then get tested every three months

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 April 2014 Written by // Reg Domingo

Into group sex? Then get tested every three months

Men who participate in group sex are being urged to get tested up to four times a year under revised national guidelines for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) testing.

Apr17

Trans men fight depression with beyondblue

POSTED ON // Thursday, 17 April 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Trans men fight depression with beyondblue

A new project by beyondblue sees three trans men sharing their stories on on how they have overcome depression and anxiety.

Mar05

Join the Fifth Army and help HeadSpace fight depression

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 05 March 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Join the Fifth Army and help HeadSpace fight depression

Youth mental health service HeadSpace wants you to rally the troops and become part of the Fifth Army – a revolution to fight the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Feb28

Tom Ballard named as new ambassador for beyondblue

POSTED ON // Friday, 28 February 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Tom Ballard named as new ambassador for beyondblue

Out comedian and radio personality, Tom Ballard, has joined the ranks of beyondblue as a new Ambassador.

Jul25

HIV prevention, intersex issues in focus in ACON's five-year plan

POSTED ON // Thursday, 25 July 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

HIV prevention, intersex issues in focus in ACON's five-year plan

ACON President Mark Orr released ACON’s new HIV Action Plan and Strategic Plan 2013-2018 at ACON’s Surry Hill’s premises today. The plans outlined renewed focus on HIV prevention and community support for people living with HIV.

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