May 3, 2020
Mental health care is a crisis
in Australia, affecting 1 in 4 Australians at some point in their
lives - so what does our mental health care system look like, and
what’s it like to experience a mental health condition in
On this episode of Good Girls
Don’t Ashleigh shares her story and experiences of navigating the
convoluted system that works to devalue and deny the experiences of
people with mental illness, including the dramatic impact of
easily mental health conditions can go undiagnosed, misdiagnosed,
or mistreated for a long time.
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed
mental health issue. So why don’t we hear about it?
- What’s the difference between PTSD and
does Trauma get swept under the rug or get ‘forgotten’ about
happens when Doctors behave badly?
impact of medication on mental health but also the emotional and
stigmas attached to mental health, especially borderline
personality disorder, bipolar, and schizophrenia.
mental health isn’t always appropriately funded by the
hardships of actually being able to access mental health
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