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  • Articles tagged Mental Health (9)

    Youth mental health is the silent pandemic

    Our kids are not as okay as we might think, and we need to listen.

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    Are the kids alright? It depends on who you ask

    Parents are underestimating the psychological toll the COVID pandemic has had on young people, believing they are coping much better than they are.

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    Mental health support for customers during this difficult time

    Medibank is reminding customers that it has mental health support available for those who may be struggling to cope with the tragic events playing out both here at home and overseas.

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    New Medibank research reveals majority of Australians are lonely

    Medibank has released new research revealing that as the pandemic enters its third calendar year, not only are more Australians self-reporting as feeling lonely, they are feeling lonelier for longer.

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    Lockdowns are ending, but the impacts are not

    In protecting ourselves from a physical virus, we have created a ‘virus’ that will continue to impact our community’s mental health. We need to acknowledge this and work together as a community to support each other and to ensure no one is left behind.

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    Thousands benefitting from timely mental health treatment

    More Australians under the age of 40 than any other age group are having their mental health hospital treatment fast-tracked without having to serve a health insurance waiting period.

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    Connection, community and care: addressing loneliness could prevent other health issues

    Medibank is working on a long-term approach to help address one of Australia’s growing but least understood health concerns – loneliness. A new report, sponsored by our Better Health Foundation, calls for a national plan of action to address the challenge.

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    Health Research at Medibank: Australia’s world-renowned medical researchers continue to deliver results despite pandemic

    COVID-19 disrupted traditional healthcare delivery in 2020, but it also gave Australian researchers the chance to demonstrate their world-renowned agility, teamwork and incredible scientific knowledge. We proudly supported 17 research projects this year.

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    Pandemic heightening the awareness of social and mental health impact among Millennials

    New research by ahm health insurance has found more than half of all Millennials are feeling daunted about going to a party as they reflect on their life during COVID-19.

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