Mental Health

Mental health and suicide awareness takes centre stage for national Q&A tour for The Promise

September 14, 2023

Led by former ABC Sports broadcaster and bestselling author Craig Hamilton, The Promise, from filmmaker Jye Currie, delves into the challenges surrounding mental health and suicide awareness.  The film, the first suicide prevention documentary of its kind, breaks new ground by weaving personal narratives from Hamilton, suicide survivors, individuals who have lost loved ones, and […]

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Tribeca Film Festival Shorts Review: Enjoy is a delicate look at depression in men

June 18, 2021

A sensitive subject that manages to transcend its 18 minute containment, Saul Abraham‘s Enjoy is a delicate look at depression, specifically in men, and how difficult it is to remove your own psyche from spiralling downwards. 1 in 8 men in Australia experience some form of depression or anxiety, 3 times more common than it […]

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Here’s your first look at the Aussie gaming and mental health webseries CheckPoint, kicking off January 29

January 16, 2018

Back in May last year, we covered the final stages of the CheckPoint Kickstarter. The Kickstarter ultimately reached its goal, allowing the Aussie non-profit CheckPoint to begin production on a planned web series about the intersection between video games and mental health. The show premieres in just under two weeks but here’s a little sneak peek […]

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The CheckPoint Kickstarter only needs another 4K to hit their goal

May 30, 2017

The Kickstarter for  CheckPoint, an Australian webseries that intends to use video games as a way to spotlight mental health issues and the people who live with them, is nearing its goal of $55,000 AUD. With just under $4000 AUD remaining and three days left on the clock, Dr. Jennifer Hazel and the CheckPoint team are […]

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