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Being Well – Black Dog Institute Blog for Health Professionals

Latest Blogs

Helping new mums during COVID

Helping new mums during COVID

September 14, 2021 Nadene Alhadeff
Nadene Alhadeff

How one small not-for-profit in Sydney is helping new mums during Covid-19.


What trans kids need from health care professionals

What trans kids need from health care professionals

August 31, 2021 Lyndsay Brown
Lyndsay Brown

Our bad experiences of mental health care with health professionals


Coping with Covid: my report card says “Could do better”

Coping with Covid: my report card says “Could do better”

August 17, 2021 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

What have we learned from the last lockdown? Does having a job and being an introvert make it any easier?


School Teachers: The Forgotten Frontline Workers of COVID-19

School Teachers: The Forgotten Frontline Workers of COVID-19

August 03, 2021 Dr Joanne Beames
Dr Joanne Beames

School teachers have been hit hard by COVID-19. Since the start of 2020, teaching roles and demands have changed significantly. One key change was the rapid addition of new online methods of teaching. This was crucial to cater for students still in the classroom and those who had to learn at home during lockdowns or quarantine.


Music as therapy – and not just for us!

Music as therapy – and not just for us!

July 20, 2021 Dr Cathy Fraser
Dr Cathy Fraser

“What a night...we needed it!” This was one of many responses to a musical soiree I held at our home on a Sunday evening in late May. The flood in expressions of gratitude reflected how much we all valued playing and reconnecting. This was an inaugural event, an idea to get some of our Musicus Medicus members together again.